All the people on this emeritus list are still engaged, but their tenure in our community is not only implicit, it’s a valuable ongoing contribution.
Vinod Agarwaldirector of ODU’s Economic Forecasting Project
G. Robert Aston Jr.executive chairman of TowneBank
Charles Barkerpresident and CEO of Charles Barker Automotive
Richard Barry III, retired vice chairman of Landmark Media Enterprises
Tom Barton Jr., founder of Beach Ford and Barton Ford Lincoln-Mercury
Frank Batten Jr.president of The Landmark Foundation, chairman of Landmark Media Enterprises
David BerndCEO Emeritus of Sentara Healthcare
George BirdsongCEO of Birdsong Corp.
R. Bruce Bradleyformer Virginian-Pilot publisher
Linwood Branch IIIboard of directors, Virginia Beach division of Hampton Roads Chamber, businessman
Alonzo BrandonODU vice president of university advancement
J. Robert Brayretired executive director of the Virginia Port Authority
Ramon Breeden Jr.founder and board chairman of The Breeden Co.
C. Torrey Breeden, executive vice president, The Breeden Co.
Dr. LD BrittBrickhouse Chair in Surgery and chairman of the Department of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School
John Broderickformer president of Old Dominion University
Anne ConnerTowneBank president of public finance and community investment
Ann Kiley Crenshawpartner at Kaufman & Canoles law firm
Robert Crossfounder and executive director of the Virginia Arts Festival
J. Morgan DavisCEO of TowneBank
Deborah DiCrocepresident and CEO of the Hampton Roads Community Foundation
Gerald Divarischairman and CEO of Divaris Group
Joe Dortoretired CEO of Virginia International Terminals
Robert Doumarsenior federal judge of the Eastern District of Virginia
Helen Dragaspresident and CEO of The Dragas Cos.
Elizabeth “Betsy” Dukeretired from the Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Dennis Ellmerfounder and CEO of Priority Automotive Group
Jack Ezzell Jr.founder and CEO of ZelTech
Dwight Farmerretired executive director of the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization and the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission
Andrew Fineco-chairman of The Runnymede Corp.
Randy Forbesformer congressman, businessman
Paul Fraimformer Norfolk mayor, president of the Slover Library Foundation
Thomas Frantzpartner and chairman emeritus of Williams Mullen
Frank “Buddy” Gadamsfounder and president of Marathon Development Group
Gordon Gentry Jr.chairman of TowneBank Peninsula
David Gooderetired chairman of Norfolk Southern and his wife, Susan Goodewho have worked on behalf of the arts across Virginia
Father Joe Greeneformer vice mayor of Norfolk who co-chaired the End of Massive Resistance Commission
Lou Haddadpresident and CEO of Armada Hoffler Properties
Conrad Hallretired president and CEO of Dominion Enterprises
Ed Hamm Jr.founder of EL Hamm & Associates Inc.
William Harveypresident of Hampton University
William Harrellpresident and CEO of Hampton Roads Transit
Charles R. Henderson Jr.retired Bank of America senior vice president and Hampton Roads market president
Daun Sessoms HesterNorfolk city treasurer and former state delegate
Paul O. Hirschbiel Jr.vice chairman of The Memory Center
Andrew Hodgeregional president of Atlantic Union Bank
Dan Hofflerfounder and chairman of Armada Hoffler
Dr. Richard Homanretired president and provost of Eastern Virginia Medical School
Thomas G. Johnson Jr.partner and chairman of Willcox Savage
Winnie Johnson-MarquartSC Johnson & Sons heiress and president of Johnson Family Foundation
Maurice Jonesformer Virginian-Pilot publisher, former Virginia secretary of commerce, CEO of Local Initiatives Support Corp.
Katherine Katsiasowner of The Katsias Co.
Linda Kaufmanphilanthropist and art collector
Michael Kuhnsretired CEO of the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
John R. Lawson IIexecutive chairman of WM Jordan Co.
Miles Leon, president, CEO and chairman of the board for SL Nusbaum Realty Co.
Harry LesterChesapeake Bay Foundation board of trustees, retired president of Eastern Virginia Medical School
Angelica Lightattorney, retired president and CEO of the Hampton Roads Community Foundation
Harvey Lindsay Jr.chairman of Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate
John Malbonchairman and CEO of Papco
Vincent Mastracco Jr.partner of Kaufman & Canoles
Jeff McWatersformer senator, founder and retired CEO of Amerigroup
Delceno Milespresident and CEO of The Miles Agency
Jerrold Millerformer owner of Earl Industries, owner and CEO of The Miller Group
W. Sheppard Miller III, fiber optics businessman and Virginia secretary of transportation
Zack Miller, author and founder of Hatch
Wick Moormanformer chairman and CEO of Norfolk Southern and Amtrak
Arthur Moye Jr.retired executive vice president of Virginia Maritime Association
Fred Napolitano Sr.founder of Napolitano Homes
Valerie Nefffundraiser and arts advocate
Beth Pattersonfounder and managing director of Waypoint Advisors
J. Michael Petters, executive vice chairman of Huntington Ingalls Industries
C. Larry Popeformer president and CEO of Smithfield Foods
Craig Quigleyexecutive director of the Hampton Roads Military and Federal Facilities Alliance
John Reinhartretired Virginia Port Authority CEO and executive director
Scott Rigellformer congressman, businessman
Dick Robertsformer president of Telecable Corp.
Pat Robertsonfounder of Christian Broadcasting Network, Regent University and Operation Blessing
B. Rod Rodriguezchairman of Bay Mechanical
Van Rosepresident of Rose and Womble Realty Co.
C. Arthur “Brother” Ruttermanaging partner at Rutter Mills, arts advocate
Bob Sasserretired executive chairman of Dollar Tree
Burrell Saunderspartner of Saunders + Crouse
Dwight Schaubachchairman and owner of Bay Disposal and Recycling
Brad Schwartzsenior executive vice president / COO of TowneBank
Bobby Scott, US representative of Virginia’s 3rd Congressional District
William Shepherd Jr., chairman and CEO of Southern Hospitality Auto Group
Rob Shuford Jr.president and CEO of Old Point National Bank
James Sporeretiring president and CEO of Reinvent Hampton Roads
Bob Stantoncommercial real estate developer and founder of Stanton Partners
Deborah K. Stearnssenior vice president of JLL
Christopher Stonesenior principal at Clark Nexsen
EJ Strelitzpresident and CEO of Haynes Furniture
Bruce ThompsonCEO of Gold Key / PHR
Dick Thurmondpresident of William E. Wood and Associates, acquired by Howard Hanna Real Estate Services in 2014
Paul Trible Jr.retired president of Christopher Newport University and former US Senator
Elizabeth “Boo” TwohyPresident of Capital Concrete
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Drew Ungvarskyfounder, CEO and executive creative director of Grow
William Van Buren IIIpresident and chairman of Kaufman & Canoles
Wayne Wilbanksco-founder, managing principal and portfolio manager of Wilbanks, Smith and Thomas Asset Management
Frank Williamspresident and CEO of Frank T. Williams Farms
Robert “Bob” Williamsformer city manager, owner of Tri-City Developers
Alan Wittretired CEO of PBMares and dean of Christopher Newport University’s Luter School of Business
John “Dubby” Wynneformer chairman of Landmark Communications, spearheaded GO Virginia