We are a passionate and committed team that puts our community first


Michele Anderson

President & CEO

Dr. Kristel Fitzgerald

Chief Operating Officer

Kelsey Mohring, MBA

Vice President, Marketing & Strategy

Vivien McMahan

Vice President, Community Impact

Jacob Peterson

Vice President, Resource Development & Corporate Social Responsibility

Christine Wilson, CFRE

Vice President, Foundation & Major Gifts

Carey Yates

Associate Vice President, Community impact

Meet Our Team

Dorothy Faulkner, Mph, Ph.d.


Ashley Anderson

Data Entry Specialist

Madeleine Barrera

Coordinator, VBthrive

Jessica Bunting

Director, IT

Zoe Carr

Manager, Resource Development

Emily Christopher

Director, Marketing & Events

Nancy Dabney

Manager, Accounts & African American Leadership Society

Mark G. Davis, Ph.D.

Manager, AALS Scholarship Fund

Gersende de Pontbriand

Joan P. Brock Endowed Senior Director of Women United

Nichole Farbod

Senior Manager, Donor Relations

Dorothy Faulkner, MPH, Ph.D.

Manager, Community Impact & Data

Maureen Flowers

Lead Mobility Mentor, VBthrive

Katie Gholson

Director, Volunteerism

Kim Heath

Director, Economic Mobility

Kelley Hohorst

Manager, Community Impact

Janet Hughey

Assistant Controller

Rebecca Irizarry

Director, Community Impact & Crisis Response

Becky Jeffries

Lead Case Manager, Mission United

Maura Krah

Major Gifts Officer

Trevellis Lewis

Manager, Community Outreach & Engagement

Melissa Worrell Matthews, MBA, CFRE

Director, Campaign

Hannah Montgomery

Lead Mobility Mentor, VBthrive

Stacey Robertson

Accounts Receivable Specialist

Debbie Sands

Manager, Workplace Campaign

Autumn Shaikh

Special Projects

Marquita Sykes

Manager, Hampton Roads Developmental Screening Initiative

Matthew Vinson, MPA

Macon F. Brock, USMC Captain Endowed Director of Mission United

Cindy Wilkening

Director, eCampaigns

Kirsten Willis

Senior Graphic Designer

Deborah Wilson

Director, Executive Administration