We are fortunate to have a talented team of leaders who care deeply about education.

Lara Major


Educational Consultant

Purcellville, VA

Howard Kern


CEO Emeritus

Sentara Healthcare

Norfolk, VA

Tag Greason


Former Delegate

Chief Hyperscale Officer
Quality Technology Services

Loudoun County, VA

Lisa Howard

President / CEO / Secretary


G. Gil Minor III, Emeritus


Minor & Major LLC

Richmond, VA

Lisa Robertson, Emeritus

Founding Board Member + Founder

Faithful Beginnings

Cameron Minor

Board Member

Civic Leader

Richmond, VA

Jane Batten

Civic Leader

Virginia Beach, VA

Dr. Jennifer Gentry

Vice Chancellor, Institutional Advancement

Virginia’s Community Colleges

Richmond, VA

Laura Novey

Former Virginia Secretary of Education

Senior Vice President, State Government Relations
McGuireWoods Consulting

Richmond, VA

Matt Clarke


TowneBank Chesterfield

Midlothian, VA

Jayme Swain

President & CEO

VPM & The Foundation for Virginia Public Media

Richmond, VA

Anita Poston

Senior Partner

Woods Rogers Vandeventer Black PLC

Norfolk, VA

Dr. Javaid E. Siddiqi

Former Virginia Secretary of Education
Executive Director & CEO

The Hunt Institute

Richmond, VA

Devan Maloney


Julia Gilliam Sterling

Director of Grant Making

The Gilliam Family Foundation

Richmond, VA

Dr. Harry Thomas


Essex County Public Schools