Meet the NextUp Board of Managers

Mr. Martin Barrington – Board Chair
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Altria Group, Inc.

Ms. Heidi Abbott – Advisory Chair
Hunton & Williams

Ms. Sherrie Brach Armstrong
President and Chief Executive Officer
The Community Foundation

Del. Jeffrey Bourne
Virginia House of Delegates, 71st District

Mr. Mark T. Bowles
McGuireWoods Consulting, LLC

Ms. Liz Doerr
Member, 1st

Ms. Troy Dye
Vice President, Head of Small Business Card Marketing
Capital One

Mr. Stuart Farrell
Managing Partner
Tuckahoe Holdings

Mr. Moses Foster
President and Chief Operating Officer
West Cary Group LLC

Mr. William H. Goodwin
CCA Industries, Inc.

Ms. Jennifer Hunter
Senior Vice President, Communications
& Corporate Citizenship
Altria Client Services, Inc.

Mr. Paul Koonce
Executive Vice President and President & CEO
Power Generation Group
Dominion Energy

Mr. Thomas Kranz
Interim Superintendent
Richmond Public Schools

Mr. John Luke – Audit Chair
WestRock Company

Ms. Janice Luvera
Chief Marketing Officer

Dr. John McCurley
Chief Medical Officer
Richmond Health System

The Honorable M Colette McEachin
Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney
City of Richmond

Mr. Thurston R. Moore – Governance Chair
Chairman Emeritus
Hunton & Williams LLP

Mr. Tayloe Negus
Aon Hewitt
Partner, Southern Virginia/Carolina Local Market Leader

The Honorable Cynthia L. Newbille
Councilwoman, 5th District
City of Richmond

Mr. Steven A. Rogers – Finance Chair
Senior Vice President, Financial Management
Retired – Dominion Energy

The Honorable Levar Stoney
City of Richmond

Dr. Chriss Walther-Thomas
Professor of Education & Special Assistant to the Provost
Virginia Commonwealth University

Meet the Advisory Committee

Ms. Heidi Abbott – Advisory Chair
Hunton & Williams LLP

Ms. Cynthia P. Balderson
Manager-Corporate Philanthropy and
Community Partnerships
Dominion and the Dominion Foundation

Dr. Risha Berry
Project Management Analyst
Mayor’s Office of Community Wealth Building
City of Richmond

Ms. Carolyn Champion
Director, Community Relations
Genworth Foundation

Ms. Annette Cousins
Vice President of Community Engagement
The Community Foundation

Chief Alfred Durham
Chief of Police
Richmond Police Department

Ms. Toria Edmonds-Howell
Program Manager
Mayor’s Youth Academy

Ms. Kathryn Fessler (Katie)
Senior Manager, Diversity & Inclusion
Altria Client Services

Dr. Harold Fitrer
President and Chief Executive officer
Communities In Schools of Richmond

Ms. Rebekah Holbrook
Director of Community Impact: Education
United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg

Dr. Amy Howard, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Bonner Center for Civic Engagement
University of Richmond

Mr. Abe Jeffers
Executive Director Secondary Education
Richmond Public Schools

Mr. Todd McFarlane
President and Chief Executive Officer
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Richmond

Ms. Sarah Midkiff
Community Affairs
Capital One

The Honorable Dawn C. Page
8th District School Board Representative
Richmond Public Schools

Dr. Jason Smith
Bridging RVA
Virginia Commonwealth University

Ms. Mary Dunne Stewart
President / CEO
Greater Richmond Fit4Kids

Ms. Elaine Summerfield
Vice President, Programs
The Community Foundation

Mr. Ty Toepke
Executive Director
Richmond Public Schools Education Foundation

Ms. Sandra Wheeler
Coordinator, Community Partnerships
Richmond Public Schools