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 Brenda Garrett, Executive Director



Brenda Garrett
Executive Director, Hampton

Timothy Iseminger
Chair; LifeNet Health (Virginia Beach)

Arielle Hankerson
Secretary;  Chemonics International (Washington, DC)

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

Board of Directors

Gary Baum
Acuity Valuation (Norfolk)

Scott Bolton
Principal, Portsmouth Catholic Regional School (Portsmouth)

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

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)

Aaron Evans
InSource Solutions (Chesapeake)

Tim Iseminger, Development Chair, reviews fundraising plan.

Tim Iseminger,  Chair, reviews fundraising plan.

David Gettings
Troutman Pepper (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.

Anne Sauer
Mansbach Scholars (Norfolk)

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

Jay Stotlar
President, Hutchins & Hutchins (Virginia Beach)

Nirali Trovato
Waypoint Advisors (Virginia Beach)

Jonathan White
CEO, OPS Consulting (Suffolk)

Bill Brittain visiting Virginia Beach students.

Advisory Council

Dr. William Brittain
Brittain Klein, Inc (Chesapeake)

MaryAnne Dukas
Past Chair, Community Leader (Virginia Beach)

Paul Hirschbiel, Jr.
Past Chair, The Memory Center  (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
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.


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