Our Team

Richard Bynum

CHAIRMAN

Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer, The PNC Financial
Services Group

Gary Thomson

VICE CHAIRMAN

Managing Partner of
Thomson Consulting

Xavier Richardson

TREASURER

Senior Vice President and
Chief Development Officer of
Mary Washington Healthcare

Jamelle S. Wilson, Ed.D.

SECRETARY

Dean of the University of
Richmond School of Professional and Continuing Studies

  • Todd Asbury, CEO, New Peoples Bank
  • Kartik B. Athreya, Executive Vice President and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
  • Danny Avula, Commissioner, Virginia Department of Social Services (ex-officio)
  • Thomas N. Chewning, Exec. VP & CFO (retired), Dominion Resources, Inc. (Chair Emeritus)
  • Mike Chinn, Partner, Endicott Capital
  • Ben J. Davenport, Jr., Chairman, First Piedmont Corporation (Chair Emeritus)
  • James W. Dyke, Senior Advisor, State Government Relations, McGuireWoods Consulting, LLC
  • Alexis Ehrhardt, Executive Director of State Government Relations and Assistant to the President, University of Virginia
  • Jason El Koubi, President and CEO, Virginia Economic Development Partnership
  • William R. Ermatinger, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer (retired), Huntington Ingalls Industries (Chair Emeritus)
  • Danielle Fitz-Hugh, Vice President, Richmond Region Tourism
  • Aimee Rogstad Guidera, Secretary of Education, Commonwealth of Virginia (ex-officio)
  • Bryan Hill, County Executive, Fairfax County Government
  • Edmond Hughes, Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Huntington Ingalls Industries 
  • Robert Hurt, General Counsel, 4C Digital Health (Chair Emeritus)
  • Reginald N. Jones, Chair Emeritus
  • John Littel, Secretary of Health and Human Resources, Commonwealth of Virginia (ex-officio)
  • Ned W. Massee, President, Croatan Advisors (Chair Emeritus)
  • Caren Merrick, Secretary of Commerce and Trade, Commonwealth of Virginia (ex-officio)
  • Bergen Nelson, American Academy of Pediatrics (ex-officio)
  • Todd Norris, Senior Vice President, Community Health & System Advancement, Ballad Health
  • Shannon Rudisill, Executive Director, Early Childhood Funders Collaborative