Boards

Members of AAD Boards of Directors

Members of An Achievable Dream Boards met for a joint meeting on December 9, 2015. 

An Achievable Dream, Inc.

  • CHAIR: William B. Downey, President and CEO, Riverside Health System
  • VICE CHAIR: Brian K. Skinner, President, TowneBank Peninsula
  • Mari Ann Banks, Community Leader
  • William “Bill” Bell, Vice President, Human Resources and Administration, Newport News Shipbuilding
  • Richard A. Coleman, CFO, Urban Learning and Leadership Center
  • Elizabeth B. David, President, Diversified Technology and Services of Virginia, Inc.
  • Alan A. Diamonstein, Attorney/Partner, Patten, Wornom, Hatten & Diamonstein
  • Gordon L. Gentry, Jr., Chairman of the Board, TowneBank Peninsula
  • Paige Lawson, Community Leader
  • Nancy L. Levin, President, Newport Management Company, Inc.
  • Paul Muse, President and CEO, 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union
  • Linda Rohrer, President and CEO, DPS, Inc.
  • Dwight West, Senior Vice President, Gateway Insurance Services

An Achievable Dream Middle and High School, Inc. 

  • CHAIR: Mary Hughes, President, Hampton Roads Harley-Davidson
  • VICE CHAIR: John F. Biagas, Owner, CEO and President, Bay Electric Company, Inc.
  • Ray Bagley, Vice President, Trades Operations, Newport News Shipbuilding
  • Robert Braig, Vice President, Ferguson Enterprises
  • Arthur S. Casey, President, Casey Auto Group
  • Denise R. Chamblee, M.D., Partner, Hampton Roads Eye Associates
  • Michael Daniels, Vice President, W.M. Jordan Company
  • Linda Hardee, Emeritus
  • N.C. Hardee, Emeritus
  • Kevin Harrison, Owner/Operator, Chick-fil-A
  • Marsha Hudgins, President and CEO, Hudgins Contracting Corporation
  • Branch Lawson, President, Hampton Roads Division, East West Partners of Virginia
  • Lewis A. McMurran, III, President, McCale Development Company
  • Thomas Meehan, Sr., President, C.D. West & Company Real Estate
  • James Schloss, Community Leader
  • Charles Spencer, Senior Vice President, Smith Barney
  • Jeffrey Wassmer, President and CEO, Spectrum Communication Inc.

An Achievable Dream Endowment, Inc.

  • CHAIR: Timothy P. Dykstra, Vice President and Corporate Treasurer, Smithfield Foods, Inc.
  • VICE CHAIR: Marvin Friedberg, CEO, Virginia Commonwealth Trading
  • TREASURER/SECRETARY: E. D. David, Attorney, David, Kamp & Frank
  • Anne Conner, President, TowneBank Public Finance and Community Investment
  • William Ermatinger, Corporate Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Huntington Ingalls Industries
  • Jack Ezzell, President, Zel Technologies
  • Gordon Gentry, Chairman of the Board, TowneBank Peninsula
  • C. Larry Pope, CEO, Smithfield Foods, Inc.

An Achievable Dream Virginia Beach

  • CHAIR: Frances Luter, Community Leader
  • VICE CHAIR: William Foster, President, TowneBank Virginia Beach
  • Jacqueline Amato, Chairman and CEO, TowneBank Mortgage
  • Charles Barker, Chairman, Charles Barker Automotive
  • Christopher “Kit” Chope, Vice President of Sustainability and Process Excellence, Virginia Port Authority
  • Carol Curtis, President/Founder, Noah Enterprises
  • Jay Klebanoff, President, Hercules Fence
  • Aubrey Layne, Jr., Secretary of Transportation, Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Peggy Layne, Community Leader
  • John Lynch, Partner, Troutman Sanders LLP
  • Steve Roberts, President, Business and Government Services, PRA Group
  • Jack Ross, President/COO, Dominion Enterprises
  • Bev Sessoms, Community Leader
  • Jeff Silverman, Partner, Summit Group of Virginia, LLP
  • Michael Taylor, Senior Vice President Human Resources, Sentara Healthcare