Our Team

Richmond, Virginia

L. Robert Bolling

Chief Executive Officer


Noel Hammond

Vice President, Finance And Program Operations


Nell Nutaitis

Vice President, Development and Communications


Janet Burke

Director, Child Development Services


Amy Clark Garmon, CFRE

Director, Development


John Richardson-Lauve, LCSW

Director, Mental Health and Lead Trauma and Resilience Educator


Katie Francis, LCSW, CTP-C, RPT-S

Program Manager, Mental Health Services


Kayta Gruneberg, CPA

Manager, Finance and Program Operations


Maria Kalevas, LCSW, RPT-S, CTP-C

Quality Assurance and Risk Manager


Preston Martin-Lyon

Program Evaluation Manager


Bob Nickles, LCSW

Program Manager, School-Based Mental Health Services


Lisa Thompson

Program Manager, Child Development Services


Board of Directors

Judith W. Pahren, President

Capital One

Roger L. Boeve, Vice President

Retired Executive Vice President/CFO, Performance Food Group

Ron Carey, Treasurer

Tilt Creative + Production

Christine Hales, Secretary

Capital One

Clinton M. Bowes, Past President


Marion Parker Branch

Mending Fences

J. Read Branch, Jr.

Davenport and Co.,

Janine M. Collins

Willis Towers Watson

Cyril F. Coombs

Community Volunteer

Cecily DiPiro

Community Volunteer

Ke'Andra Vaughan Evans

Richmond Public Schools

Alice Fruth

Community Volunteer

D. Glenn Harris


Gregory Hillman

Community Volunteer

Anke Jackson

Community Volunteer

James Jerigan

CATEA Enterprises

Tawanda Johnson

RKL Resources

Lisa Kochuba

Colonial Heights Public Schools

Melissa M. Mielke

Astyra Corporation

Melissa Byrne Nelson


Gregory C. Robins

Community Volunteer

Frederick G. Thompson


Deborah Valentine

Community Volunteer

Thomas Watson

Community Volunteer

Joan Zantzinger

Community Volunteer

E. Carlton Wilton, Jr., Emeritus

Real Estate Developer

Endowment Fund Trustees

Amanda North Aghdami, President

Edgehill Consulting Group

T. Gaylon Layfield, Treasurer

Community Volunteer

J. Conrad Garcia, Past President

Williams Mullen

Taylor Brannan

F. Richard Wilton Contractor

Sarah Brownlow

Virginia Estate and Trusts LLC

Michael Brunson

Virginia Credit Union

Clayton A. De Arment

Troutman Sanders

Devin Floyd

Wells Fargo Advisors

Kevin King

SBK Financial

Virginia Stevens Purcell

Community Volunteer

Linda V. Schreiner

Markel Corporation

Bruce W. Tyler


Brian Witthoefft

Lingerfelt CommonWealth Partners

Community Board

Erin Wischer, President

Community Foundation for a greater Richmond

Kelly Fitzgerald, Vice President

Alliance Group

Kindra Berteau Beckett

Capital One

Shawn Boone

Community Volunteer

Carter DeCook

Capital One

Alexis Feria

Children's Hospital Foundation

Rev. Marvin Gilliam

The Mount Carmel Baptist Church

Pierre Greene

Capitol Financial Solutions

Simeon Harris

SunTrust Bank

Kasey Hoare

Spotts Fain PC

Katherine MacLeod

Capital One

Freddy Mejia

The Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Anaylsis

Kira Siddall

Siddall Communications

Charlie Spitzer

Richmond Montessori School

Dawayne Taylor

D.Taylor Enterprise LLC

Sutton White

Northwestern Mutual-Virginia

Press Contact

Annie Hedrick - Marketing and Communications Officer