College of Business Executive Advisory Board

The College of Business Advisory Board provides council to the school’s dean in continuously improving the quality of the School’s programs, activities, and long-term strategy. It is composed of business and community leaders, alumni, and friends of the College and University. The Board’s goal is to assist the College of Business as it prepares our graduates for life as competent, honorable, and globally-aware leaders.

Linda Blakemore ’84 President/CEO
The Gemini 3 Group
Stafford, VA
Andrew Blate ’04 President
Beautiful Home Services
Fairfax, VA
John Bowman ’97 Managing Director, Americas
CFA Institute
Charlottesville, VA
Bryan Campbell ’06 VP of Strategy and Operations
ABS Technology
Norfolk, VA
Dave Carey ’96 President/Founder
ROI Training
New York, NY
Dan Clendenin ’07 Partner and Vice President
Cary Street Partners
Fredericksburg, VA
Harry Dickinson Partner
Bowling Franklin and Co.
Fredericksburg, VA
John Dickinson Principal
Dickinson Williams
Richmond, VA
Doug Dolton ’78 Entrepreneur Mill Valley, CA
Kent Farmer ’87 President/CEO
Rappahannock Electric Cooperative
Fredericksburg, VA
Karrie Ferguson ’83 Regional Sales Manager
Orange County, CA
Christopher Fines ’99 Co-owner
Community Financial Group
Fredericksburg, VA
Bill Gibbons Retired Tax Partner
Ernst & Young
 Midlothian, VA
Glenn Gray’07 Vice President
Reston, VA
Susan Hollister ’83 Senior VP, Fixed Income
Fixed Income, Davenport & Co.
Richmond, VA
Kathy Innis ’84 Senior VP
Friedman Billings Ramsey & Co.
Arlington, VA
Elaine Marion CFO
Herndon, VA
Lou Marmo ‘ 94 CFO
Richmond, VA
Melinda May ’91 Owner/Managing Partner
Featherstone, LLC
Fredericksburg, VA
Sue Meisinger ’74 Former CEO
Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Fairfax, VA
Peter O’Hara ’14 Senior Vice President
ECS Mid-Atlantic
Fredericksburg, VA
Cara Parker ’05 Founder/President/CEO
C Parker Consulting
Fredericksburg, VA
Rene Rios ’91 Director of Marketing
Ashburn, VA
Brett Smith ’92 Chief of Staff of Debt Management Services
U.S. Department of the Treasury
Washington, DC
Daniel K. Steen ’84 Vice President, Government Affairs
Owens-Illinois, Inc.
Arlington, VA
Rob Strassheim ’96 VP, Business Operations
Dickinson + Associates
Palmyra, VA
Roberta Tinch Chief Operating Officer
Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center
Fredericksburg, VA
Bob Turner ’88 Chief Operating Officer
XO Consultants
Northern Virginia
Mike Vanderpool Attorney
Vanderpool, Frostick & Nishanian, PC
Fredericksburg, VA
Rob Whitt ’93 Corporate Controller
Markel Corp
Richmond, VA
Sharon Williamson ’83 Principal Consultant
The Revolution Group VA
Richmond, VA
Dan Wolfe ’84 Executive VP
NBC Universal
Los Angeles, CA
Tom Zachry ’96 SVP, Commercial Banking
Park Sterling Bank
Richmond, VA