Meet the NextUp Board of Managers

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

Ms. Heidi Abbott – Advisory Chair
Counsel
Hunton & Williams

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

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

Mr. Carlos Brown
Vice President and General Counsel
Dominion Energy

Ms. Liz Doerr
Member, 1st
Genworth

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

Ms. Kristian M. Gathright
Chairman
CCA Industries, Inc.

Mr. William H. Goodwin
Chairman
CCA Industries, Inc.

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

Mr. Jason Kamras
Superintendent
Richmond Public Schools

Mr. John Luke – Audit Chair
Chairman
WestRock Company

Ms. Janice Luvera
Chief Marketing Officer
Genworth

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
Mayor
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
Council
Hunton & Williams LLP

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

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 Director, Diversity & Inclusion
Altria Client Services

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

Ms. Kim Bridges
Harvard Doctoral Fellow
Office of the Mayor

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

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

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

Mr. Jamie Seagraves
Community Affairs Engagement Strategist
Capital One

Dr. Jason Smith
Bridging RVA
Virginia Commonwealth University

Ms. Mary Dunne Stewart
President / CEO
Greater Richmond Fit4Kids

Mr. Ty Toepke
Executive Director
Richmond Public Schools Education Foundation

Ms. Sandra Wheeler
Coordinator, Community Partnerships
Richmond Public Schools