Local leadership for local impact

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

2024

Erin Ruane

Chair

Lewis Webb

Past Chair

Mark Johnson

Vice Chair

David Bernd

Mission United Chair

Donald Blankinship

Marketing Chair

Susan Colpitts

United for Children Chair

Dena Corr

Campaign Chair

Brent Haden

Community Investments Committee Chair

Tom Hasty

African American Leadership Society Chair

Sarah Holtzinger

Community Investments Chair

Darlene Masten

Foundation Chair

Anthony Piglowski

Young Philanthropists Chair

Beth Roberts

Volunteerism Chair

Carla Stoner

Treasurer

All Members

Dr. Javaune Adams-Gaston

President

Norfolk State University

David Bernd

CEO Emeritus

Sentara Healthcare

Donald Blankinship

Director of Marketing & Sales
TechArk

Amy Bowden

Partner

Amy Bowden CPA

Robert Broermann

Executive Vice President & CFO

Sentara Healthcare

Susan Colpitts

Community Volunteer

Dr. Jared Cotton

Superintendent
Chesapeake City Public Schools

Dr. Marcia Conston

President

Tidewater Community College

Bill Crow

President
Virginia Ship Repair Association

Denys Diaz

Executive Vice President & CIO

TowneBank

Patrick Duhaney

City Manager

City of Virginia Beach

Akhil Jain

President
Landmark Hotel Group

Mark Johnson

Senior Vice President & Community Development Manager

Truist

Miles Leon

President & CEO

S.L. Nusbaum Realty 

Antonia McLaren

Director, Site Management
USAA 

Delceno Miles

President & CEO

The Miles Agency

Jonathan Motley

Executive Vice President & CFO
TowneBank

Erin Ruane

Chief Marketing Officer

Trader Interactive

Jane Short

Founder & Principal
JRS Consulting LLC

Bryan Stephens

President & CEO
Chamber of Commerce

Ryan Young

Senior Tax Manager
Cavanaugh Nelson, PLC