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
Steve Boyd ’95 President and COO
Arrowhead and General Insurance
San Diego, CA
Bryan Campbell ’06 CFO
Grow
Virginia Beach, VA
Joe Caliri President
SimVentions
Stafford, VA
Dan Clendenin ’07 Financial Advisor
Cary Street Partners
Fredericksburg, VA
Harry Dickinson Partner
Bishop, Farmer, and Co.
Fredericksburg, VA
Karrie Ferguson ’82 Consultant Northern VA
Christopher Fines ’99 Co-Owner
Community Financial Group
Fredericksburg, VA
Karrie Ferguson ’83 Consultant
B2H Consulting Group
Arlington, VA
Christopher Fines ’99 Co-owner
Community Financial Group
Fredericksburg, VA
Bill Gibbons Retired Tax Partner
Ernst & Young
 Midlothian, VA
Darrell Graf ’04 Vice President
JP Morgan Asset Management
New York, NY
Glenn Gray ’07 Vice President
Buffalo-Agency
Reston, VA
Brian Hager ’95 Partner
Clarity Development Group
San Diego, CA
B-J Huff ’06 VP EIT Strategy Governance
Wells Fargo
Richmond, VA
Kathy Innis ’84 Senior VP
Friedman Billings Ramsey & Co.
Arlington, VA
Anthony Kelly Senior VP – Americas
Harkness Screens
Fredericksburg, VA
Elaine Marion CFO
ePlus
Herndon, VA
Melinda May ’91 Owner/Managing Partner
Featherstone, LLC
Fredericksburg, VA
Caroline Morris ’79 Owner
Kimman’s
Fredericksburg, VA
Mike Murphy ’07 VP, Mergers & Acquisitions
JP Morgan
New York, NY
Cara Parker ’05 (MBA) President
CParker Consulting
Fredericksburg, VA
Jamie Scully ’04 VP
Thalhimer
Fredericksburg, VA
Brett Smith ’92 Chief of Staff, Debt Management Services
Dept. of the Treasury
Washington, DC
Matt Smith ’07 COO
Securities Transfer Corporation
Springfield, VA
Rob Strassheim ’96 VP, Business Development
Dickinson + Associates
Charlottesville, VA
Sarah Strassheim ’01 CFO
Merkle
Charlottesville, VA
John Thompson Co-Chair
Heidrick & Struggles
Atherton, CA
Roberta Tinch President
Mt. Vernon Hospital
Alexandria, VA
Lani Weiss President and CEO
Fredericksburg Nationals
Fredericksburg, VA
Rob Whitt ’93

Corporate Controller

Markel Corporation

Richmond, VA

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