Appointed annually by the Jefferson Scholars Foundation Board of Directors, the National Advisory Board provides ongoing support and counsel and meets once a year with the Foundation Board.

Walter W. Bardenwerper (Col '73, Law '76)
Vice President and General Counsel, Retired, Towers Watson & Company
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Andrew C. Blair (Col '82)
President and Chief Executive Officer, Colonial Parking Inc.
Washington, D.C.

J. Tyler Blue (Col '83)
Executive Vice President, Capital Markets, Walker & Dunlop Inc.
Bethesda, Maryland

William B. Dunavant, III (Col '82)
President and Chief Executive Officer, Dunavant Enterprises Inc.
Memphis, Tennessee

R. Foster Duncan (Col '76)
Operating Partner, Bernhard Capital Partners
New Orleans, Louisiana

Jesse Thompson Ellington, III (Col '85, GSBA '90)
Managing Member, Advanced Senior Solutions LLC
Richmond, Virginia

David B. Ern (Com '86)
Chief Executive Officer, Carden Jennings Publishing Co. Ltd.
Charlottesville, Virginia

Patrick B. Fenn (Col '77, Law '82)
Partner, Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld
New York, New York

Daniel F. Fisher, Jr., M.D. (Col '72)
Associate Professor of Surgery, University Surgical Associates
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Jaye S. Gamble III (Com '81)
Co-Founder, Blu Venture Investors
Alexandria, Virginia

Susan Voigt Gummeson (Com '84)
New Canaan, Connecticut

Sujal J. Kapadia (Col '90)
New York, New York

Peter E. Kaplan, Jr. (Com '96)
Managing Director, Angelo, Gordon & Co.
Washington, D.C.

William H. Lyon (Col '91, GSBA '00)
Vice President, Private Wealth Management, Morgan Stanley
San Francisco, California

Henry H. McVey (Col '91)
Head of Global Macro and Asset Allocation, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
New York, New York

C. Mark Pirrung (Col '73)
Chief Executive Officer, Atlanta Beverage Company
Atlanta, Georgia

Thomas F. Preston (Col '78)
Memphis, Tennessee

Carole M. Rogin (Col '71)
Vice President, Bostrom Corporation
Delray Beach, Florida

Erin Lee Russell (Com '96)
Principal, Vestar Capital Partners
New York, New York

Todd Mitchell Simkin (Col '96)
Head of Trader Development, Susquehanna International Group LLP
Richmond, Virginia

Timothy J. Spillane (Com '89)
Strategic Advisor
Virginia Beach, Virginia

Christopher A. Todd (Arch '84)
Head of Real Estate Development, Priderock Capital Partners LLC
Fairfax, Virginia

Christopher G. Turner (Col '87)
Managing Director, Nomura Securities
Montclair, New Jersey

Carter V. Whisnand (Col '94, GSBA '01)
Managing Director, Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC
Richmond, Virginia

Robert E.L. Wilson, V (Col '74)
Senior Vice President, Investments Financial Consultant, Morgan Stanley
Memphis, Tennessee



The Jefferson Fellowship is the premier graduate fellowship offered at the University of Virginia. Based solely on merit, the Fellowship seeks to attract Ph.D. and M.B.A. candidates.

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The Jefferson Scholars Foundation, like its namesake, knows that virtue and talent come from all walks of life. Indeed it is this knowledge that drives the Foundation to search the world over for its recipients.

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The Jefferson Scholarship is the premier undergraduate scholarship at the University of Virginia. Scholars are selected through a rigorous selection process that is based on exceptional performance in the areas of leadership, scholarship and citizenship.

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