VFIC Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees of the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges includes business and community leaders throughout Virginia as well as the Presidents of our 17 member colleges and universities.



VFIC Chairman

Nancy Howell Agee, CEO, Carilion Clinic


A. Marshall Acuff, Jr., Managing Director, Silvercrest Asset Mgmt. Group
George F. Albright, Jr., Mnging Dir. & VA Business Head, JPMorgan Private Bank
John C. Asbury, President & CEO, Atlantic Union Bank
Frank Batten, Jr., Chairman and CEO, Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC
George Y. Birdsong, CEO, Birdsong Corporation
Victor K. Branch, Richmond Market President, Bank of America Corporation
Charles L. Cabell, Esq., Partner (Retired), Williams Mullen
John M. Camp III, Managing Director of Bus. Dev., Arbor Investments
Victor O. Cardwell, Esq., Principal, Woods Rogers LLC
Theodore L. Chandler, Jr., Managing Director, NRV
C. Lynch Christian III, President, 1000 Church Street, Inc.
John R. Clark III, President (Retired), Steuart Investment Company
Peter A. Converse, Bank Director, United Bankshares, Inc.
Richard Cullen, Esq., Counselor to the Governor of Virginia, Commonwealth of Virginia
John McNamara Curtis, Sr., Chairman, Cubic Corporation
Beverley E. Dalton, Chair of the Board, English Construction Co.
Russ Ellet, President, Excel Truck Group
Jennifer Felix, President & CEO, ASRC Federal
Lauren Fisher White, Partner, Christian & Barton, LLP
Calvin W. Fowler, Jr., President and CEO, Williams Mullen
George C. Freeman III, Chairman, President and CEO, Universal Corporation
Palmer P. Garson, Managing Director, Silvercrest Asset Mgmt. Group
Thomas E. Goode, Regional Private Bank Manager (Ret.), Wells Fargo Private Bank
Brad N. Hall, Vice President of External Affairs, AEP/Appalachian Power Co.
H. Hiter Harris III, Managing Director, Harris Williams & Co.
Martin Kent, President and CEO, The United Company
C. Burke King, Civic Leader, Henrico, VA
Esther C. Lee, President and CEO, Refraction
Charles S. Luck IV, President and CEO, Luck Companies
Craig L. Massey, President and Vice Chairman, Massey LC
W. Sheppard Miller III, Secretary of Transportation, Commonwealth of Virginia
T. Justin Moore III, Civic Leader, Richmond, VA
Thurston R. Moore, Esq., Chairman Emeritus, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
William L. Murray, Senior Vice President-Corporate Affairs & Communications, Dominion Energy Services
Mark G. Mykityshyn, Ph.D., CEO, Endeavor Technology Group
Bernard A. Niemeier, President & Publisher, Virginia Business
Daniel J. O’Neill, President & CEO, Mid-Atlantic (Ret.), Truist Bank
William L. Pannill, Chairman, Tacoma Management, Inc.
Randall Parks, Partner, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
L. Allan Parrott, Jr., Vice Chairman, Tidewater Fleet Supply
Charlotte Porterfield, Civic Leader, Roanoke, VA
Brian W. Quigley, Chief Operating Officer, Respira Technologies, Inc.
Thomas L. Ransom, Executive VP/VA Region President, Truist Bank
Carter V. Reid, Vice President, Customer Operations Optima Health / Sentara Healthcare,
H. McGuire Riley, President, BAHR Associates, Inc.
Stewart D. Roberson, Ed.D., Chairman, President and CEO, Moseley Architects
Thomas D. Rutherfoord, Jr., Civic Leader, Alexandria, VA
Mary G. Shockey, Civic Leader, Millwood, VA
Gary R. Shook, President and CEO, Community Bankers’ Bank
J. Knox Singleton, Civic Leader, Winchester, VA
Brian K. Skinner, Sr. Exec VP/Chief Banking Officer, TowneBank
Robert H. Spilman, Jr., President and CEO, Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc.
Hugh E. Taylor, Civic Leader, Falls Church, VA
Benita Thompson-Byas, Senior VP/Vice Chair of the Board, Thompson Hospitality
Gary R. Thomson, Managing Partner, Thomson Consulting, LLC
William R. Van Buren III, Esq., Chairman, Kaufman & Canoles, P.C.
Keith D. VanderVennet, Senior Vice President, Ferguson Enterprises, Inc.
Mary Allen Waller, Global Director of Community Engagement, Markel Corporation
Margaret G. Warner, Senior Correspondent (Retired), The PBS NewsHour
James C. Wheat III, President, Blandfield Associates, LLC
John H. Wick IV, Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo Private Bank
R. Sackett Wood, President & CEO, Moore & Giles


VFIC COLLEGE PRESIDENTS College/University Presidents are members of the VFIC Board of Trustees

Irma Becerra, President, Marymount University, Arlington, VA
David W. Bushman, President, Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, VA
William C. Dudley, President, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA
Tracy Fitzsimmons, President, Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA
Kevin F. Hallock, President, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
Mary Dana Hinton, President, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA
Mary Pope Hutson, Interim President, Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, VA
Robert R. Lindgren, President, Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA
Hakim J. Lucas
, President, Virginia Union University, Richmond, VA
Scott D. Miller, President, Virginia Wesleyan University, Virginia Beach, VA
Alison Morrison-Shetlar, President, University of Lynchburg, Lynchburg, VA
Sue Ott Rowlands, President, Randolph College, Lynchburg, VA
Frank Shushok, President, Roanoke College, Salem, VA
Jeffrey P. Stein, President, Mary Baldwin University, Staunton, VA
John Lawrence Stimpert, President, Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, VA
John W. Wells, President, Emory & Henry College, Emory, VA
Darrell K. Williams, President, Hampton University, Hampton, VA


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