Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges

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 15 member colleges and universities.


A. Marshall Acuff, Jr., Managing Director, Silvercrest Asset Mgmt. Group
Nancy H. Agee, President and CEO, Carilion Clinic
George F. Albright, Jr., Managing Dir. & VA Business Head, JPMorgan Private Bank
John C. Asbury, President & CEO, Atlantic Union Bank
Joseph L. Austin, M.D., Medical Director , Cardiac Rehab, Carilion Clinic
Frank Batten, Jr., Chairman and CEO, Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC
J. Edward Betts, Esq., Counsel , Christian & Barton L.L.P.
W. Earle Betts III, Chief Executive Officer, Montague-Betts Company
George Y. Birdsong, CEO, Birdsong Corporation
Victor K. Branch, Richmond Market President, Bank of America Corporation
Charles L. Cabell, Esq., Partner, Williams Mullen
John M. Camp III, Managing Director of Bus. Dev., Arbor Investments
Victor O. Cardwell, Esq., Principal, Woods Rogers LLC
David A. Chandler, Sr. VP, Region Corp. Banking Mgr., BB&T Virginia Region
Theodore L. Chandler, Jr., Managing Director, NRV
C. Lynch Christian III, President, 1000 Church Street, Inc.
John R. Clark III, President, Steuart Investment Company
Peter Converse, Bank Director, United Bankshares, Inc.
Richard Cullen, Esq., Partner, McGuireWoods LLP
Beverley E. Dalton, Chair of the Board, English Construction Co.
Thomas F. Farrell II, Chairman, President and CEO, Dominion Energy
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
Marie M. Godsey, Founder/CEO, Meriwether Godsey Inc.
Thomas E. Goode, Regional Private Bank Manager, Sr. VP, 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.
Anne Barnett Hazel, Civic Leader, Broad Run, Virginia
Paul T. Hengst, Principal, PTH Ventures, LLC
George C. Howell III, Chairman, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
C. Burke King, Civic Leader, Richmond, VA
Charles S. Luck IV, President and CEO, Luck Companies
Thomas J. Lyons, Jr., Chairman, COASTAL Hospitality Associates
Craig L. Massey, Vice Chairman, Evan Energy Investments, LC
W. Sheppard Miller III, President & CEO, Trident Utility Contracting
T. Justin Moore III, Civic Leader, Richmond, VA
Thurston R. Moore, Esq., Chairman Emeritus, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Spencer W. Morten III, Chairman and CEO, Bassett Mirror Company, Inc.
Mark G. Mykityshyn, Ph.D., Executive Chairman, Tangible Security
Bernard A. Niemeier, President & Publisher, Virginia Business
Daniel J. O’Neill, President & CEO, Mid-Atlantic Division, SunTrust Bank
William L. Pannill, Chairman, Tacoma Management, Inc.
L. Allan Parrott, Jr., President, Tidewater Fleet Supply
Brian W. Quigley, Partner & Co-Founder, Green Sky Strategy, LLC
Carter V. Reid, Civic Leader, Richmond, VA
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
Bob Sasser, Executive Chairman, Dollar Tree, Inc.
Mary G. Shockey, Civic Leader, Millwood, VA
Gary R. Shook, President, Blue Ridge Bank
J. Knox Singleton, Civic Leader, Winchester, VA
Robert H. Spilman, Jr., President and CEO, Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc.
John G. Stallings, Civic Leader, Richmond, VA
Susan K. Still, President, American National Bank & Trust Co.
Hugh E. Taylor, Civic Leader, Falls Church, VA
Rony Thomas, MS, MBA, President & CEO, LifeNet Health
Gary R. Thomson, CPA, Owner, 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, The PBS NewsHour
James C. Wheat III, President, Blandfield Associates, LLC
R. Sackett Wood, President & CEO, Moore & Giles

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

Bradley W. Bateman, President, Randolph College, Lynchburg, VA
Irma Becerra, President, Marymount University, Arlington, VA
David W. Bushman, President, Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, VA
Ronald A. Crutcher, President, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
William C. Dudley, President, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA
Tracy Fitzsimmons, President, Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA
Pamela Fox, President, Mary Baldwin University, Staunton, VA
Kenneth R. Garren, President, University of Lynchburg, Lynchburg, VA
Nancy O. Gray, Interim President, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA
Robert R. Lindgren, President, Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA
Michael C. Maxey, President, Roanoke College, Salem, VA
Scott D. Miller, President, Virginia Wesleyan University, Norfolk, VA
John Lawrence Stimpert, President, Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, VA
John W. Wells, President, Emory & Henry College, Emory, VA
Meredith Woo, President, Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, VA

Board of Trustees Documents