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 Governing Board of Directors


Ellen E Nacey

President, Palms Associates, LLC


Tim Harrell

Vice President, CEO & Founder of Environmental Building Services Inc.


Ali E. Gunbeyi

Treasurer, Jones CPA Group, PC


Glen Huff

Past President, Court of Appeals of VA


Amanda Rafferty

Secretary, Hampton Roads Workforce Council

Governing Members

Nicole Livas, Anchor/Reporter, WVEC 13NewsNow (ABC)

Chris Zarpas, S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co.

 Kaylie Donahue-Martin, The Terry-Peterson Companies

Mary Elizabeth Davis, Esq., Davis Law Office    

Sarah Castleberry, The GBS Group

Susie Fulcher, Retired, Dominion Realty Advisors

  Dr. James Davis, Senior Pastor of Chesapeake Christian   Center, Co-Owner and Principal Broker of Paragon Real Estate   Group and Co-Owner of HyD Productions.

Mike Lamonea, Juniper Networks, Retired, DHS Executive

Denise Charbonnet, Ph.D., Hampton University

Dick Nottingham, Wealthtrack, Director of Insurance Services

Christina Hughes, Maersk Line, Limited

Michael T. Sciancalepore, The Moody Law Firm, Inc.

Thomas Snyder, Inman & Strickler P.L.C.​​​​​​​

Derrick Parson, Minister, Francis Asbury UMC

Robin Gauthier, Executive Director, Samaritan House

Jody Luck, Retired, Wells Fargo Advisor

Foundation Board


Tricia Coffey

Foundation Chair, Home Spire Mortgage


Kimberly Vap

Foundation Vice Chair, United Atlantic Mortgage of VA


Alexis Hionis


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Robin Gauthier

President, Executive Director, Samaritan House

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Tom Higgins

Vice President, Director of Development, Samaritan House

Foundation Board Members

Tonya Robinson, Langley Federal Credit Union

Hon. Gov. Robert McDonnellMcDonnell Group

Deb Wood, Renova Reset

Geoffrey Hemphill, Vandeventer Black, LLP

David Kenerson, Virginia Global Asset Management

Tricia Hudson, Strategic Solutions By Tricia, LLC 

Sabrina Joss, Business banking Relationship Manager