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Executive Leadership

Staff James Taylor 2

James L. M. Taylor
President & Chief Executive Officer


Channing Martin
Board of Directors, Chair
Williams Mullen
Attorney at Law


Anthony Conte
Board of Directors, Chair-Elect
Wells Fargo
Senior Vice President

Board Jonathan Leon

Jonathan Leon
Board of Directors, Treasurer
The Brink’s Company
Corporate Treasurer

Board Heidi Abbott

Heidi W. Abbott
Board of Directors,
Public Policy Chair
Hunton & Williams
Attorney at Law

Board Maggi Beckstoffer

Maggi Beckstoffer
Board of Directors,
Donor Relations Chair
MBM Marketing

Board Jeff Edwards

Jeffrey Edwards
Board of Directors,
Audit Chair
Ernst & Young LLP
Executive Director, Assurance Services

Michael Herring 3

Michael Herring
Board of Directors
City of Richmond Commonwealth’s Attorney

Board Amy Nissenson

Amy Nisenson
Board of Directors,
Board Governance Chair
Mary Morton Parsons Foundation
Executive Director

Board Peter Perkins

Peter Perkins
Board of Directors,
Community Building Chair
Community Volunteer
& Retired Executive

Board Nancy Thomas

Nancy Thomas
Board of Directors
Retail Merchants Association
President & CEO

Board Shannon Venable

Shannon Venable
Board of Directors,
Human Resources Chair
Dominion Resources, Inc.
Vice President-Staffing & Diversity


Board Dan Hudgens

Dan Hudgens
Board of Directors,
2015-2016 Campaign Chair
Deloitte & Touche LLP


Susan Johnson O'neil

Susan Johnson O’Neil
Chief Development Officer

Staff Sandy Lewis

Sandy Lewis
Director, Community Giving


Emily Watkins
Director, Strategic Engagement

Staff CB Sinclair

C. B. Sinclair
AFL-CIO Liason

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Emily Ashcraft
Associate Director, Community Giving

Staff Samanthan Thurman

Samantha Thurman
Director, Community Giving

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Trevor Worden
Associate Director, Community Giving

Staff Julie Quandt

Julie Quandt
Manager, Development Data & Operations

Community Impact

Staff Betty Hobbs

Betty Hobbs
Director, Community Impact: Southside

Staff Rebekah Hollbrook

Rebekah Holbrook
Director, Community Impact: Education

Staff Elyse Jennings

Elyse Jennings
Manager, Grants

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Gabrielle Stevens
Research & Evaluation Manager

Staff Altise Street

Altise Street
Regional Outreach Specialist, 2-1-1 Virginia

Staff Maureen Goode

Maureen Goode
Metrocash Program Coordinator

Staff Kelly Hill

Kelly Hill
Community Impact Coordinator


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Dan Kearns
Chief Financial Officer

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Lori Rowley-Hurley
Director, Donor Data Operations

Jason Bethke

Jason Bethke
Director, Strategic Projects

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Pat Steward-Rogers
Accounts Receivable Manager

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Tracey Winckler
Accounting Manager

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Kimberly Franklin
Junior Accountant

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Celeste Anderson
EnergyShare Assistant

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Jessica Walker
Accounting Assistant

Support Services


Angela Otto
Director, Human Resources


Kim Green
Systems Administrator

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Laura Valdrighi
Front Desk Coordinator