Staff & Board of Directors

Meet our team!

Our Richmond headquarters houses the majority of our staff, as well as our administrative functions. Seven regional offices located across the state are dedicated to supporting Special Olympics Virginia programs and volunteers within their community.


Richmond

3212 Skipwith Road, Suite 100
Richmond VA 23294
804.346.5544 | 804.346.9633 (fax) | 800.932.4653 (toll-free)

  • Rick Jeffrey
    President
    804.726.3028
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  • Roy Zeidman
    Senior Vice President, Marketing & Development
    804.726.3022
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Media & Marketing

  • Holly Claytor
    Assistant Vice President, Media, Marketing and Brand
    804.726.3025
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  • Aliza Tekavec
    Director of Marketing Services
    804.726.3031
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Development

  • David Thomason
    Vice President, Advancement
    804.726.3033
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  • Katie Botha
    Vice President, Development & Communications
    804.726.3024
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  • Aly Truesdale
    Director of Development, Central Virginia
    804.726.3023
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Local Program Services

  • Val Reinford
    Vice President, Local Program Services
    804.726.3036
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  • Sean Monahan
    James River Region Director
    804.726.3032
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  • Pam Mines
    Capital Region Director
    804.726.3035
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Program Event Management

  • Dave Pawlowski
    Vice President, Program
    804.726.3034
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  • Bryan Schubring
    Director of Sports & Competition
    804.612.1606
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    Maura Long
    Strategic Partnerships Manager
    804.612.1609
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Finance & Administration

  • Kim D'Errico
    Vice President, Finance & Administration
    804.726.3038
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  • Emily Bower
    Office Assistant
    804.726.3020
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  • Emily Bridgman
    Administrative Assistant/Project Manager
    804.726.3019
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  • Lisa Garnett
    Operations Manager
    804.726.3026
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  • Allison Hearn
    Director of Finance/Controller
    804.726.3029
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  • Connie Johnson
    Accounting Specialist
    804.726.3039
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  • Pam McClure
    Executive Assistant & Administration Manager
    804.726.3027
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  • Donna Sutton
    Donor Database Manager
    804.726.3030
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Lynchburg

104A Northwynd Circle
Lynchburg VA 24502
434.582.4712 | 434.582.4713 (fax)

  • Lisa Wimbush
    Piedmont Region Director
    434.582.4712
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Northern Virginia

11350 Random Hills Road C-140
Fairfax VA 22030
703.359.4301 | 703.359.4306 (fax) | 800.526.6131 (toll-free)

  • Ellen Head
    Senior Director of Development, Northern Virginia & Law Enforcement Torch Run Specialist
    703.359.4301 ext. 1
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  • Veronica Jennings
    Senior Director, Potomac Region
    703.359.4301
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  • Nicole Kratzer
    Project Manager
    703.359.4301
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Harrisonburg

21 Southgate Court, Suite 103
Harrisonburg VA 22801
540.433.7475 | 540.434.6508 (fax) | 800.526.6133 (toll-free)

  • Daniel Leake
    Senior Director, Shenandoah Region
    540.433.7475
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  • Jennifer Gordon
    Project Manager
    540.433.7475
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    Jordan Leake
    Athlete Data Entry (Temp)
    540.433.7475
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    Jodi Winslett
    Athlete Data Entry (Temp)
    540.433.7475
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Virginia Beach

184 Business Park Drive, Suite 202
Virginia Beach VA 23462
757.962.1575 | 757.962.1573 (fax) | 877.874.7462 (toll-free)

  • Debbie Apperson
    Southeast Region Director
    757.962.1575 ext. 1
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  • Meghan Massie
    Senior Director of Development, Southeast Region & Peer-to-Peer Event Specialist
    757.962.1575 ext. 3
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  • Linda Hollingsworth
    Project Manager
    757.962.1575 ext. 2
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    Margo Savage
    Strategic Partnerships Manager
    757.214.9085
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Fredericksburg

PO Box 7855
Fredericksburg VA 22404
540.479.6918

  • Ali Barnard
    Rappahannock Region Director
    540.479.6918
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Newport News

610 Thimble Shoals Blvd., Suite 201-C
Newport News VA 23606
757.214.9098

Mailing Address
PO BOX 120591
Newport News VA 23612

  • Tysha Austin
    Peninsula Region Director
    757.214.9098
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Blacksburg

1100 South Main Street, Suite B
Blacksburg VA 24060
540.951.2918 | 540.951.2979 (fax) | 800.526.6132 (toll-free)

  • Nancy Morehouse
    Senior Director, Southwest Region & Unified Sports Specialist
    540.951.2918 ext. 1
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  • Debbie Keighton
    Office Assistant
    540.951.2918 ext. 3
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Board of Directors

  • Chair
    Matt Mitchell
    Assistant Vice President, Claims
    GEICO
  • Vice Chair
    Christopher U. Browne
    Deputy Director
    National Air and Space Museum
  • Vice Chair
    Chester H. Sharps, MD
    Pediatric Orthopedics and Scoliosis
    Tuckahoe Orthopaedic Associates
  • Vice Chair
    Frank Stephens
    Associate
    Wildflour Bakery
  • Secretary
    Matt McDavid
    Associate Director
    Ernst & Young
  • Treasurer
    Courtney Beamon
    President
    Delta Airport Consultants, Inc.
  • President
    Rick Jeffrey
    Special Olympics Virginia

Members


  • Harrison Braxton
    Virginia Circuit Court Judge (ret.)

  • Dr. Joy Cavagnaro
    President
    Access BIO

  • John A. Denison
    Partner
    Adams, Jenkins & Cheatham

  • Bill DeSteph
    Managing Partner
    DeSteph Enterprises

  • Dan Dougherty
    President
    Colonial First Mortgage

  • Steven Escaravage
    Sr. Vice President
    Booz Allen Hamilton

  • Frank E. Jenkins, Jr., CPA, MBA
    Managing Partner
    Adams, Jenkins and Cheatham

  • Corrine Kosar
    Senior Vice President
    Booz Allen Hamilton

  • Jim Kibler
    President
    Virginia Natural Gas

  • Donnie Knowlson
    Vice President Sales and Marketing
    Farm Bureau Alliance

  • Terry Lewis
    President, Restaurant Operations
    Boddie-Noell Enterprises, Inc.

  • Eric Mann
    Sr. Vice President and Commercial Sales Manager
    SunTrust Bank

  • Tim Messick
    Sr. Audit Partner
    Ernst & Young

  • Larry Page
    President
    Page Auto Group

  • Ken Stolle
    Sheriff
    Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office

Ex Officio

  • Immediate Past Chair
    Kelly Mortensen
    Advanta Flooring, Inc.
    Past State Deputy
    Virginia Knights of Columbus
  • Past Chair
    Dr. Rick Meyers
    Orthopedic Surgeon (ret.)
    Tuckahoe Orthopaedic Associates
  • Past Chair
    John Moreau
    Teacher/Coach
    The Collegiate School (ret.)
    NCAA Basketball Official (ret.)

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