Local leadership for local impact

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

2022 CHAIRS

James Spore

Chair

Lewis Webb

Vice-Chair & United for Children Chair

Thomas Hasty

Treasurer & African American Leadership Society Chair

Steven Fredrickson

Foundation Chair

David Bernd

Mission United Chair

Jonathan Motley

Young Philanthropists Chair

Beth Roberts

Volunteerism Chair

Erin Ruane

Women United Chair

Christopher Graves

Campaign Chair

Frank Brooks

Community Investments Committee Chair

Donald Blankinship

Marketing Chair

ALL MEMBERS

David Bernd

CEO Emeritus

Sentara Healthcare

Donald Blankinship

Director of Marketing & Sales
TechArk

Robert Broermann

Executive Vice President & CFO
Sentara Healthcare

Dr. Jared Cotton

Superintendent
Chesapeake City Public Schools

Bill Crow

President
Virginia Ship Repair Association

Denys Diaz

Executive Vice President & CIO

TowneBank

Patrick Duhaney

City Manager

City of Virginia Beach

Dr. Chip Filer

City Manager

City of Norfolk

Steven Fredrickson

Board Chairman
PRA Group

Michael Gentry

Chief Operating Officer

Sentara Healthcare

Dawn Glynn

President of Retain & Private Banking

TowneBank

Christopher Graves

Executive Vice President
PRA Group

Thomas Hasty, III

Senior Executive Vice President

TowneBank

Kurt Hofelich

Vice President Ambulatory Services
Sentara Healthcare

Akhil Jain

President
Landmark Hotel Group

Miles Leon

President & CEO
S.L. Nusbaum Realty

Antonia McLaren

Director, Site Management
USAA 

David Mele

President
LoopNet

Dr. Angela Mercer

Physician
Norfolk Community Health Center

Jonathan Motley

Executive Vice President & CFO
TowneBank

Gary Philbin

CEO
Dollar Tree (retired)

Beth Roberts

Director of Human Resources
GEICO

Erin Ruane

Executive Vice President
Trader Interactive

Jane Short

Founder & Principal
JRS Consulting LLC

Dr. Aaron Spence

Superintendent
Virginia Beach City Public Schools

James Spore

President & CEO
ReInvent Hampton

Deborah Stearns

Senior Vice President
JLL

Bryan Stephens

President & CEO
Chamber of Commerce

Lewis Webb

Partner
Kaufman & Canoles

Ryan Young

Senior Tax Manager
Cavanaugh Nelson, PLC