Daniel R. Mortensen, Executive Director

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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Chair, Stephanie R. Peters, President & CEO, Virginia Society of CPAs
Secretary/Treasurer, E. G. Miller, Emeritus Faculty, VCU School of Business
Vice Chair, Christopher M. Shockley, President and CEO, Virginia Credit Union

Kartik B. Athreya, Executive VP and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Kenneth C. Blaisdell, Principal and President, Blaisdell Consult
Philip A. Brooks, Principal, McNeil Street
Stephanne Strickler Byrd, Board of Directors, Shenandoah Valley Economic Education
Susan F. Dewey, Executive Director, VA Housing Development Authority
Tapan V. Gandhi, Principal, BroadBranch Advisors
A. Eric Kauders, Jr., Managing Director, Regional Trust Executive, U.S. Trust
Jeffrey R. Leopold
, Assistant Professor of Commerce, McIntire School of Commerce, UVA
Christopher V. Lucy, Managing Director, Financial Services, Accenture
Lynne Mallory-Winter, Co-Owner/Managing Director, Edgewater Asset Management
Rob Shinn, Partner-Owner, Capital Results
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, Chief Investment Officer, Guilford Company
J. Alfred Broaddus, Jr.
, President – Retired, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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
D. Oscarlyn Elder, Group Managing Director, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Investment Solutions Group, SunTrust
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
Bradley H. Gunter, President, Investment Mgmt. of VA, Scott&Stringfellow Education Foundation
Jeffrey M. Lacker, Distinguished Professor of Economics, VCU School of Business
James F. Lane*, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Virginia Department of Education
A. Fletcher Mangum, President, Mangum Economics
Robert P. Martin, President, Middleburg Financial
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 – Retired, McGuireWoods Consulting
Mary G. Morris,  Chief Executive Officer Virginia529
Thomas C. Palmer, Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking, Wells Fargo
S. Buford Scott+, Chairman of the Board, BB&T Scott & Stringfellow
Gary R. Thomson,  Regional Managing Partner – Retired, Mid-Atlantic, Dixon Hughes Goodman
Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction-Retired, Virginia Department of Education

* ex officio
+ emeritus