Board of Directors

Makola Abdullah

President

Virginia State University

Chris Accashian

Chief Operating Officer

Bon Secours Richmond Health System

Neil Amin

CEO

Shamin Hotels, Inc.

Sherrie Armstrong

CEO

Community Foundation for a greater Richmond

John Baker

Edward H. Baine

President

Dominion Energy – Virginia

Becky Bareford

First Vice President & COO

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Victor Branch

Richmond Market President

Bank of America

Chandra Briggman

President & CEO

Activation Capital

Jon Buckbee

Vice President

Capital One

Gerald Burr, Jr.

CEO

Canterbury Enterprises

Kelly Chopus

President & CEO

Community Collaborations, Inc.

Patt Collins

Richmond President

TowneBank

Sharon Dabney-Wooldridge

President & CEO

The Klean Kare Team

Christine G. Daniels

Senior VP – Commercial Banking Leader

Wells Fargo

Ben Dessart

Vice President, External Affairs

Universal Corporation

Susan Dewey

Moses Foster

President & CEO

West Cary Group

Lewanda Sims-Gallimore

Director of Community Relations & External Affairs

Genworth

Thomas Gayner

CEO

Markel

Douglas S. Granger

Managing Partner

Hunton Andrews Kurth

Rick Gregory

Founder

Lynx Ventures

Kym D. Grinnage

Regional VP/General Manager

12 On Your Side/CW Richmond/Gray TV

Kevin Hallock

President

University of Richmond

Monroe E. Harris, Jr., DMD

Oral & Facial Surgeon

Virginia Oral & Facial Surgery

Michael Henley

VP Central Virginia

Hourigan

Connie Hom

CEO

Buckingham Greenery

Chris Johnson

Principal

The Monument Companies, LLC

Lester Johnson

Owner & Managing Partner

Mama J’s

Rob Jones

CEO & President

Alliance Group

Jason Kamras

Superintendent

Richmond Public Schools

Hakim Lucas

President

Virginia Union University

Charles Macfarlane

Owner

Macfarlane Partners

Michael Manson

Vice President & General Manager, Marketing

Phillip Morris, USA

Floyd Miller

Executive Director

The Metropolitan Business League

Kristen Nye

4th District Council Representative

Richmond City Council

Shawn O’Brien

Consumer Group Banking Executive

Atlantic Union Bank

Leslie Parpart

Director, Community Relations

CarMax, Inc.

Burt Pinnock

Principal/Chairman

Baskervill

Michael Rao

President

Virginia Commonwealth University

Ellen Robertson

6th District Council Representative

Richmond City Council

Lisa Ruggles

SVP, Global Operations

CoStar Group

Jacquelyn E. Stone

Partner

McGuire Woods, LLP

Chris Tsui

Owner

EAT Restaurant Partners

Ted Ukrop

Principal & Developer

Quirk Hotel

Massie Valentine

SVP-Investment/Director

Davenport & Co., LLC

Ned Valentine

Managing Director - Richmond

Harris Williams & Co.

Marilyn West

President & CEO

M. H. West & Co.

Michael Williams

Senior Wealth Advisor

South State Bank

Adrienne Wright

Chief Operating and Culture Officer

The Martin Agency

Samuel Young

President

Astyra

Director Emeritus

John Bates

Thomas E. Gottwald

NewMarket Corporation

Bruce R. Hazelgrove, III

NewMarket Corporation

C. T. Hill

Brian Jackson

Hirschler

Kenneth S. Johnson

Johnson, Inc.

Mark Merhige

Bantry Hill Ventures

Dr. Pamela Royal

Royal Dermatology

Dr. Eugene P. Trani

James E. Ukrop

NRV

Board of Trustees

Robert Angle

Troutman Sanders

Jean Boone

Richmond Free Press

William Cooper

Atlantic Constructors, Inc.

Timothy Davey

Timmons Group

Thomas K. Davis

T. K. Davis Construction

John Gregory

Lynx Ventures

Robert J. Grey, Jr. Esq.

Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

Kenneth Jones

Prestige Construction

Justin Knight

Apple REIT

Otto Konrad

Williams Mullin

Owen Matthews

Kings Dominion

Edward McCoy

Eaheart Industrial Service, Inc.

Rumy Mohta

Atlas Ventures

Harold Parker, Jr.

Old Dominion Electrical Supply

Angela Patton

Girls for a Change

Robert Sledd

Pinnacle Ventures

Dwight Snead

Dwight Snead Construction

Andrew Thornton

LaDiff Furniture Store

Jason Vickers-Smith

WVS Companies

Scott Warren

Warren Whitney

Brian White

Main Street Realty

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CEO

Anedra Bourne

Deputy Executive Director

Renee Gaines

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