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; Acuity Valuation (Norfolk)

Timothy Iseminger
Vice Chair; LifeNet Health (Virginia Beach)

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

David Rogers with his Rogers Agency team.

Scott Bolton
Principal, Portsmouth Catholic Regional School (Portsmouth)

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

Nicole Brown-Griffin
Workplace Options (Norfolk)

Steven Byrd (wearing hat), with his 2019 Topgolf FORE Horizons 1st place team.

Steven Byrd
Select Bank & Trust (Virginia Beach)

Dr. Sharon Byrdsong
Superintendent, Norfolk Public Schools (Norfolk)

Adalberto Diaz
Community Leader (Virginia Beach)

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

Aaron Evans
InSource Solutions (Chesapeake)

Tim Iseminger, Development Chair, reviews fundraising plan.

Tim Iseminger, Development Chair, reviews fundraising plan.

David Gettings
Troutman Sanders (Virginia Beach)

Arielle Hankerson
Operation Smile (Virginia Beach)

Thomas Heckard
Towne Benefits (Newport News)

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

Advisory Board Members, Paul Hirschbiel and Beth Patterson, share a warm hello at the 10th Anniversary Roast & Toast Gala & Auction

Scott Kennedy
Head of Norfolk Collegiate School (Norfolk)

Nicole Brown-Griffin visiting Norfolk students.

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)

Jonathan White
CEO, OPS Consulting (Suffolk)

Bill Brittain visiting Virginia Beach students.

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)

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 (Virginia Beach)

Martee Pierson
Community Leader, Virginia Beach

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.