Meet Our Staff

President and CEO

Office of the President

Vivian M. Oden
Vice President for Special Projects
Sarah Ellis
Chief of Staff
Theresa Newbill
Administrative Assistant

Finance & Administration

Rick Matthews
Chief Financial Officer
Robin Foreman-Wheeler
Vice President for Administration

Development & Donor Engagement

Kay A. Stine
Vice President for Development
Kate Hofheimer Wilson
Associate Vice President for Development
Leigh Evans Davis
Vice President for Donor Engagement
Lynn Watson Neumann
Director of Gift Planning
Mackenzie Morris Brunson
Manager of Knowledge Systems
Jillian Pruitt
Donor Services Associate
(757) 622-7951


Linda M. Rice
Vice President for Grantmaking
Gina Kelly
Grants Manager
(757) 622-7951

Civic Engagement

Donald Luzzatto
Vice President for Civic Engagement


Sally Kirby Hartman
Vice President for Communications
Cherise M. Newsome
Director for Multimedia Communications