Inspiring minds,
building community,
transforming lives.

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is made up of volunteer community leaders who help Horizons make a difference in our students’ lives.

How can your leadership skills help a child fulfill their potential?

Contact Dick Trowbridge, Executive Director



Gary Baum
Chair; Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer (Norfolk)

Jonathan White
Vice Chair; CEO, OPS Consulting (Suffolk)

Dr. William Brittain
Secretary; President, Brittain Klein, Inc (Chesapeake)

Ronnie Johnson, CPA
Treasurer;  Cherry Bekaert (Virginia Beach)

Dick Trowbridge
Executive Director; Captain, USN (Ret.) (Virginia Beach)

Board of Directors

Will King always finds time to share with our 400 students.

Dr. Melinda Boone
Superintendent, Norfolk Public Schools (Norfolk)

Dr. Elie Bracy III
Superintendent, Portsmouth Public Schools (Portsmouth)

Nicole Brown-Griffin
Workplace Options (Norfolk)

Gail King at our Annual Roast & Toast Gala & Auction in 2016

Gail King at our Annual Roast & Toast Gala & Auction in 2016

Kristan Burch
Kaufman & Canoles (Norfolk)

Steven Byrd
Movement Bank (Virginia Beach)

Adalberto Diaz
President, CMCT (Virginia Beach)

Charlene Dodson
Dollar Tree (Chesapeake)

Clair Dorsey
Executive Director, College of Continuing Education and Professional Development
Old Dominion University (Norfolk)

David Gettings
Troutman Sanders (Virginia Beach)

Thomas Guinane
Principal, Portsmouth Catholic Regional School (Portsmouth)

Arielle Hankerson
Operation Smile (Virginia Beach)

Thomas Heckard
Towne Benefits (Newport News)

Timothy Iseminger
LifeNet Health (Virginia Beach)

Dr. Judy Jankowski
Head of School, Chesapeake Bay Academy (Virginia Beach)

Kristan Burch shares lunch time with our Virginia Beach students.

Renee Johnson
Senior Vice President, U. S Trust (Norfolk)

Scott Kennedy
Head of Norfolk Collegiate School (Norfolk)

Welcome to our Board of Directors, Al Diaz!

Welcome to our Board of Directors, Al Diaz!

Martee Pierson
Agarta Marketing (Virginia Beach)

David Rogers
President, The Rogers Agency (Chesapeake)

Anne Sauer
Mansbach Scholars (Norfolk)

Dr. Aaron Spence
Superintendent, Virginia Beach Public Schools (Virginia Beach)

Johnnie Watkins
CEO, TruSolutions (Chesapeake)

Renee Johnson visits our Virginia Beach students during lunch.

Advisory Council

Susan Beckwith
Inner Banks Inn (Edenton, NC)

MaryAnne Dukas
Community Leader (Virginia Beach)

Martin Einhorn
Wall, Einhorn, & Chernitzer (Norfolk)

Paul Hirschbiel, Jr., Past Chair
Eden Capital  (Virginia Beach)

Thomas Inglima
Willcox and Savage (Norfolk)

Gail King
Community Leader (Virginia Beach)

William King
Past Chair, Captain, USN (Ret.), Head of School (Ret.), Norfolk Collegiate School (Norfolk)

Caroline McCartney
Prudential Towne Realty  (Norfolk)

Beth Patterson
President, Waypoint Advisors (Norfolk)

Katherine C. Willis, Past Chair
Palladium Registered Investment Advisors (Norfolk)

Horizons helps our partners fulfill their broader mission of service and strengthens our local community.

Horizons Hampton Roads, Inc.

(757) 412-0249

7336 Granby St.

Norfolk, VA 23505

Horizons Hampton Roads is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt Virginia non-profit corporation established to provide academic and social opportunities to school-age children living in families with limited income from kindergarten through eighth grades. Click here to read our Privacy Policy.

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