VCEE Staff

Daniel R. Mortensen, Executive Director

Sarah Hopkins Finley, Director of Programs

Laura O’Brien, Director of Communications

Jennie Romero, Director of Development

Diane Neylan, Stock Market Game Coordinator
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Page Ritter, Administrative Assistant

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Executive Committee

Chair, Philip A. Brooks, Principal, McNeil Street
Chair-Elect, Stephanie R. Peters, President & CEO, Virginia Society of CPAs
Secretary/Treasurer, E. G. Miller, Emeritus Faculty, VCU School of Business
Kartik B. Athreya, Executive VP and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Kenneth C. Blaisdell, Principal and President, Blaisdell Consult
John Culbertson, Director, Insurance Strategy Practice, KPMG
Susan F. Dewey, Executive Director, VA Housing Development Authority
A. Eric Kauders, Jr., Managing Director, Regional Trust Executive, U.S. Trust
Jeffrey R. Leopold, Assistant Professor of Commerce, McIntire School of Commerce, UVA
Lynne Mallory-Winter, Co-Owner/Managing Director, Edgewater Asset Management
Rob Shinn, Partner-Owner, Capital Results
Christopher M. Shockley, President and CEO, Virginia Credit Union
Bruce T. Whitehurst, President and CEO, Virginia Bankers Association

Board Members

Neil Amin, Chief Executive Officer, Shamin Hotels
Ray L. Barnes, Jr.
, Regional President, BB&T
L. James Borges, Executive Vice President, Guilford Company
J. Alfred Broaddus, Jr.
, President – Retired, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Stephanne Strickler Byrd, Board of Directors, Shenandoah Valley Economic Education
John M. Carter, Director of Compliance and General Counsel, Wauford Group
William A. Casey, Senior Vice President, Capital One
Derwood S. Chase, Jr., Founder & Chairman Emeritus, Chase Investment Counsel
Ruth Cookson*, Director, ODU Center for Economic Education
Bryan Cram, President-Senior Managing Director, BB&T Scott&Stringfellow
Liz Doerr, Partner, Sandbox
Daniel F. Drummond, Director of Communications, CFP Board of Standards
Roger L. Frost, Senior Partner-retired, Goodman & Company, CPA
Wendell B. Fuller, President & CEO, Fuller Wealth Advisors, Inc.
Suzanne M. Gallagher, Director-retired, VCU Center for Economic Education
Tapan V. Gandhi, Principal, BroadBranch Advisors
Bradley H. Gunter, President, Investment Mgmt. of VA, Scott&Stringfellow Education Foundation
Hugh D. Keogh, President Emeritus-retired, Virginia Chamber of Commerce
James F. Lane*, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Virginia Department of Education
Christopher V. Lucy, Managing Director, Financial Services, Accenture
A. Fletcher Mangum, President, Mangum Economics
Robert P. Martin, Director of Wealth Management, Union Bank & Trust
Keith M. Martin, Executive Vice-President, Virginia Chamber of Commerce
Shawn P. McLaughlin, President and CEO, McLaughlin Ryder Investments
Leigh B. Middleditch, Jr., Vice President, McGuireWoods Consulting
Thomas C. Palmer, Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking, Wells Fargo
S. Buford Scott+, Chairman of the Board, BB&T Scott & Stringfellow
Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction-retired, Virginia Department of Education

* ex officio
+ emeritus