Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges

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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 Management Group
Nancy H. Agee, President and CEO, Carilion Clinic
George F. Albright, Jr., Managing Dir. & Virginia Business Head, JPMorgan Private Bank
David A. Arias, President, Swimways, Inc.
Rayford L. Barnes, Jr., Regional President, BB&T
Frank Batten, Jr., President and CEO, Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC
G. William Beale, President and CEO, Union Bank & Trust
W. Earle Betts III, CEO, Montague-Betts Company
J. Edward Betts, Esq., Counsel, Christian & Barton, LLP
George Y. Birdsong, CEO, Birdsong Corporation
Victor Branch, Richmond Market President, Bank of America
Charles L. Cabell, Esq., Partner, Williams Mullen
John M. Camp III, Civic Leader, Alexandria, VA
Theodore L. Chandler, Jr., Principal, NRV
C. Lynch Christian III, President, 1000 Church Street, Inc.
John R. Clark III, President, Steuart Investment Company
Richard Cullen, Esq., Partner and Chairman, McGuireWoods, LLP
Beverley E. Dalton, Chair of the Board, English Construction Co.
Mark E. Dempsey, Vice President External Affairs, AEP/Appalachian Power Company
Thomas F. Farrell II, Chairman, President & CEO, Dominion Resources, Inc.
Calvin W. Fowler, Jr., President and CEO, Williams Mullen
George C. Freeman III, Chairman, President & CEO, Universal Corporation
Palmer P. Garson, Managing Director, Silvercrest Asset Management Group
Marie M. Godsey, Founder/CEO, Meriwether Godsey Inc.
Thomas E. Goode, Regional Private Bank Manager & Sr. VP, Wells Fargo Private Bank
H. Hiter Harris III, Managing Director, Harris Williams & Co.
Anne Barnett Hazel, Civic Leader, Broad Run
Ted Hengst, Principal, PTH Ventures
C. Burke King, President, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Charles S. Luck IV, President and CEO, Luck Companies
John A. Luke, Jr., Chairman, WestRock Company
Thomas J. Lyons, Jr., Chairman, COASTAL Hospitality Associates, LLC
Craig L. Massey, Vice Chairman, Evan Energy Investments LC
W. Sheppard Miller, III, Chairman, KITCO Fiber Optics
T. Justin Moore III, Partner, Hunton & Williams, LLP
Thurston R. Moore, Esq., Chairman Emeritus, Hunton & Williams, LLP
Spencer W. Morten III, Chairman and CEO, Bassett Mirror Company
Roger H. Mudd, Journalist (Retired), McLean
William L. Pannill, Chairman, Tacoma Management, Inc.
L. Allan Parrott, Jr., President, Tidewater Fleet Supply
Jerry Z. Peng, Chairman and CEO, Tranlin, Inc.
Brian Quigley, President & CEO, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company
Stewart D. Roberson, Chairman and President/CEO, Moseley Architects
Jeffrey R. Rowan, Civic Leader, Lynchburg
Thomas D. Rutherfoord, Jr., Chairman, Rutherfoord
Bob Sasser, President and CEO, Dollar Tree, Inc.
Robert D. Seabolt, Chief Operating Officer, Troutman Sanders, LLP
Gary R. Shook, President and CEO, Middleburg Bank
John Knox Singleton, CEO, Inova Health System
Robert H. Spilman, Jr., President and CEO, Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc.
James A. Squires, President, Norfolk Southern Corporation
John G. Stallings, President and CEO - Virginia Division, SunTrust Bank, Inc.
Hugh E. Taylor, Vice President - Washington Operations, Northrop Grumman Corporation
Rony Thomas, President & CEO, LifeNet Health
Fred D. Thompson, Jr., Chief Administrative Officer, Thompson Hospitality
Gary R. Thomson, CPA, Regional Managing Partner, DHG, LLP
William R. Van Buren III, Esq., Chairman, Kaufman & Canoles, P.C.
Keith D. VanderVennet, Senior Vice President, Ferguson Enterprises
Martin L. Vaughan III, Vice Chairman (Retired), Willis Group Holdings
Margaret G. Warner, Senior Correspondent, The PBS NewsHour
James C. Wheat III, President, Blandfield Associates, LLC
Richard R. Whitt III, President and Co-COO, Markel Corporation
R. Sackett Wood, President and CEO, Moore & Giles

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

Bradley W. Bateman, President, Randolph College, Lynchburg, 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, Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, VA
Pareena Lawrence, 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
Jake B. Schrum, President, Emory & Henry College, Emory, VA
Matthew D. Shank, President, Marymount University, Arlington, VA
John Lawrence Stimpert, President, Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, VA
Meredith Woo, President, Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, VA