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President's Advisory Council

Statement of Purpose

The President's Advisory Council serves as an effective link between the community and Virginia Wesleyan College.  Members are alumni, parents of current and former students, civic or business leaders, and friends of the College.  Members work to increase the College's prestige and visibility in the community. They also provide feedback so that the College can better serve the community.

Virginia Wesleyan College
President's Advisory Council
September 2013

Chair

Earle C. Mobley, Esq. '82
Commonwealth's Attorney
City of Portsmouth
Portsmouth, VA

Mr. Robert P. Albergotti, Jr.
Associate Broker
William E. Wood & Associates
Norfolk, VA

Mrs. Darlene V. Amon
Community Leader and Volunteer
Suffolk, VA

Mrs. Julie R. Anderson '96
Senior Vice President – Business Banking
Towne Bank
Chesapeake, VA

Mrs. Carter Grandy Bernert
Community Leader and Volunteer
Norfolk, VA

Mr. Everett Birdsong
Birdsong Peanuts
Suffolk, VA

Mr. Edwin “Ned” Brooks ’76
VP of Commerical Sales and Leasing
CB Richard Ellis of Virginia Inc.
Virginia Beach, VA

Ms. Melissa Lynn Burroughs ’86
Senior Vice President
Regional Executive Officer
The Old Point National Bank
Norfolk, VA

John S. Burton, Esq. ’95
Attorney
Virginia Beach, VA

Ms. Karen V. Corrigan '97
Owner Corrigan Partners
Norfolk, VA

Mrs. Betty Harmon Edwards
Community Leader and Volunteer
Norfolk ,VA

Mr. Ronald L. Hardman
Community Leader and Volunteer
Williamsburg, VA

Mrs. Katherine Carpenter Hamilton '85 Owner W.C. Carpenter LLC
Virginia Beach, VA

Mr. K. C. Jones
President
Berkley Machine Works
Norfolk, VA

Ms. Tracy Keller ’04
Chief Executive Officer
Girl Scout Council of Colonial Coast
Chesapeake, VA

Edward Lewis Lilly, M.D.
Sentara Medical Group Consultants in Internal Medicine
Norfolk, VA

Mrs. Glenda McKinnon
Treasurer
McKinnon & Company, Inc.
Virginia Beach, VA

Mr. Edward E. O'Brien '83
O'Brien & Associates
New York Life Insurance
Norfolk, VA

Mr. William Bryan Pennington, Jr. '98
Director of Intergovernmental Relations
City of Norfolk
Norfolk, VA

Mrs. Anne Perry
Community Leader and Volunteer
Virginia Beach, VA

Mr. Roger Phelps
Promotional Communications Manager
Stihl, Inc.
Virginia Beach, VA

Mr. P. Ward Robinett Jr.
President
TowneBank
Portsmouth, VA

Mr. C. Arthur Robinson II
James W. Perkins Memorial Trust
Wolcott, Rivers and Gates
Norfolk, VA

Mr. Joseph P. Ruddy '83
President and CEO
Virginia International Terminals

Norfolk, VA

C. Edward Russell Jr., Esq.
Partner
Kaufman & Canoles, P.C.
Virginia Beach, VA

Dr. Dilip Sarkar
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk, VA

Ms. Lorrie Saunders '79
Owner
ArtGallery
Norfolk, VA

Mrs. Gay W. Shulman
Women of Wesleyan
Norfolk, VA

Mr. Henry C. Turner Jr. '11
Community Leader and Volunteer
Chesapeake, VA

Ms. Katherine C. Willis
Portfolio Manager
Palladium Partners, LLC
Virginia Beach, VA

Mr. John R. (Dick) Wright
Community Leader and Volunteer
Virginia Beach, VA

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