Trustee Board Members

2018 - 2019

 Lori Absher | LHR ’17
Owner & Creative Director
Lori By Design, LLC 

Jeffrey (Jeff) Ainslie | LHR '94, Past Chair
President, Sales & Operations
Ainslie Group

Shawn Avery | LHR ’02
President & CEO
Opportunity Inc.


Barbara Blake, PhD. | LHR ’17
Chief Administrative Officer
Dragas Center for Economic Analysis & Policy
Old Dominion University

Mike Carosi | LHR '11, Chair Communications
Vice President of Operations
Seventh Point Advertising 

Jim Carr | LHR '08 (Capt. USN Ret.) Chair Curriculum
Senior Program Manager
Whitney, Bradley & Brown, Inc.


James (Jim) Cervera | LHR ‘07
Chief of Police
Virginia Beach Police Department


Lee Cross | LHR ’16
Owner, Managing Broker, & Realtor
Cross Realty


Mark Johnson | LHR ’04, Immediate Past Chair
VP, Community Development Manager
SunTrust Bank

Tom Marsden | LHR ‘18

Marathon Consulting

Stephen Korving | LHR ’15
Korving & Company


Anthony (Tony) Mazzeo | LHR '17
Attorney, Partner
Vandeventer Black LLP

Kathy Nelson | LHR '10 (Capt. USN Ret.)
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

Stacy Nixon | LHR ’16, Chair, Resource Development
Director of Philanthropy
Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast



Charles (Chuck) Rigney | LHR ’17
Director, Economic Development
City of Norfolk

Mark Scavillo | LHR ‘16
VP, Finance& Information Technology

Bryan Stephens
President & CEO
Hampton Roads Chamber


Christopher (Chris) Stone | LHR ‘92, Chair, Finance
Clark Nexsen

Chris Stuart | LHR ’14, Chair
Vice President, Business Development
Top Guard Security

Jake Tobin, Trustee Emeritus
Retired Admiral, USN



Owen Van Syckle | LHR ‘09
Founder & President
Van Syckle Group

Cathie Vick, LHR ‘09
Chief Public Affairs Officer
The Port of Virginia

Michelle Woodhouse, PhD., LHR ’12, Chair-Elect
Tidewater Community College



Angela Blackwell Carter
Executive Director │ LEAD Hampton Roads
Vice President, Leadership Development
Hampton Roads Chamber

Alexis Epps
Program Coordinator │LEAD Hampton Roads