Board of Directors

Officers 2016-2017

Chair, Member-at-Large, Wayne G. Strickland, Executive Director, Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission 
m15640228_Lee_Clark_106x155Secretary, Lee Clark, CEO, Rescue Mission

Treasurer, Christopher E. Thomas, CFP, CRPC Wells Fargo Advisors, Senior Financial Advisor, First Vice President – Investments    

Past Chair, Paul F. Phillips, President/CEO, Freedom First Federal Credit Union
Member at Large, Daniel C. Summerlin, III, President, Woods, Rogers, & Hazlegrove
Member at Large, Rob Ledger, Economic Development Manager, City of Roanoke 
Member at Large, BruceBruce Phipps, President/CEO, Goodwill Industries of the Valleys

Directors 2016-2017

Chris Chittum, Planning Director, City of Roanoke 

admin-ajaxDr. Diana Christopulos, Director/president/Board Chair, Roanoke Valley Cool Cities Coalition

Kit Hale, General Manager, MKB Realtors
Dr. Lorraine Lange, Strategic Academic Advisor, PowerSchool Group LLC


Richard “Pete” Peters, Assistant Town Manager / Economic Development DirectorTown of Vinton – Virginia