Board of Directors

Officers 2013-2014


Chair, Paul F. Phillips
Freedom First Federal Credit Union


Vice Chair,
Dr. Diana Christopulos
Director/President/Board Chair
Roanoke Valley Cool Cities Coalition


Secretary, Sandra Pratt
Director, Community Development, Wheeler Broadcasting


872961Treasurer, Chris Thomas
First Vice President – Investments, Wells Fargo


Elizabeth Holbrook
Assistant Professor, Roanoke College

Linda Staley
Brand Manager, Carilion Clinic

Member-at-Large, Wayne G. Strickland, Executive Director
Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission

Member at Large, Daniel C. Summerlin, III
Woods, Rogers, & Hazlegrove



Past Chair, Henry Scholz, IV
Manager, Commercial Real Estate Services
MKB Realtors


Directors 2014-2015

m15640228_Lee_Clark_106x155Lee Clark
CEO, Virginia Mountain Red Cross


Kit Hale
General Manager, MKB Realtors


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Senior Financial Planner, Greystone Financial Planner

Dr. Lorraine Lange
Superintendent, Roanoke County Public Schools


Rob Ledger
Economic Development Manager
City of Roanoke



Carol Orndorff
Director, Marketing
Norfolk Southern Corporation