Our Team

Richmond, Virginia

L. Robert Bolling

Chief Executive Officer


Noel Hammond

Vice President, Finance And Program Operations


Nell Nutaitis

Vice President, Development


Linda R. Whitaker

Vice President, Administration and Human Resource


Janet Burke

Director, Child Development Services


John Richardson-Lauve, LCSW

Director, Mental Health and Lead Trauma and Resilience Educator


Preston Martin-Lyon

Program Analyst


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

Program Manager, Mental Health Services


Amy Clark Garmon, CFRE

Program Manager, Development


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

Quality Assurance and Risk 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


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

Gregory Hillman

Community Volunteer

Anke Jackson

Community Volunteer

Tawanda Johnson

RKL Resources

Melissa M. Mielke

Astyra Corporation

Melissa Byrne Nelson


Gregory C. Robins

Community Volunteer

Frederick G. Thompson


Deborah Valentine

Community Volunteer

Thomas Watson

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

Clayton A. De Arment

Troutman Sanders

Virginia Stevens Purcell

Community Volunteer

Linda V. Schreiner

Markel Corporation

Bruce W. Tyler


Community Board

Erin Wischer, President

Community Foundation for a greater Richmond

Kelly Fitzgerald, Vice President

Alliance Group

Devin Floyd, Past President

Wells Fargo Advisors

Kindra Berteau Beckett

Capital One

Shawn Boone

Community Volunteer

Marian Parker Branch

Mending Fences

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