Brian Anderson

President and CEO


Chandra Briggman

President and CEO

Activation Capital

Dr. Joseph P. Casey

County Administrator

Chesterfield County

John William “Will” Clements

President and CEO

Bank of Southside

Elizabeth Creamer

Vice President, Workforce Development & Credential Attainment

Community College Workforce Alliance (CCWA)

Kathryn M. Fessler “Katie”

Senior Director, Community Impact

Altria Client Services 

Moses Foster


West Cary Group

William H. Goodwin Jr.


Emeritus of CCA Industries, Inc and The Riverstone Group, LLC

Todd P. Haymore

Managing Director

Hunton Andrews Kurth

Mark Hourigan


Hourigan Construction

Robert H. Locke

Senior Vice President – Electric Distribution

Dominion Energy

John A. Luke Jr.

Retired Chairman

WestRock (formerly MeadWestvaco)

Dr. Mark E. Moore

Crater Planning District Commission

Crater Vision Center

Dr. Paula Pando


Reynolds Community College

Dr. Lisa Pennycuff, Ed. D.

Division Superintendent

Prince George County Public Schools

Chuck Pollard

Chief Operating Officer

Achieve One

Dr. Michael Rao Ph.D.


Virginia Commonwealth University and VCU Health System

Dr. Edward “Ted” Raspiller Ed.D

Program Director


Martha Shickle

Executive Director

Richmond Regional Planning District Commission

Natalie Slate

Deputy Administrator/Director of Economic Development

Greensville County

Monica Smith-Callahan

Deputy County Manager, Community Affairs

County of Henrico 

Lorin S. Sodell

Director of External and Industry Engagement & Director of Business Development and Advanced Manufacturing Education,

College of Engineering and Technology, Virginia State University & Commonwealth Center of Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM)

Paul Tuck

Project Director

Javon Engineering

Charles W. Wilson

President & Managing Partner

CW Consulting Group