The Board of Directors is responsible for exercising all corporate matters and for managing the business and affairs of the Jefferson Scholars Foundation.

Stephen S. Crawford, Chairman (Col ’86)
Senior Advisor, Capital One Financial Corporation
New York, New York

William L. Polk Jr., Vice Chairman (Col ’78)
Managing Director, Egis Capital Partners
St. Louis, Missouri

Tiffany B. Armstrong (Com ’90)
Managing Director, Harris Williams & Co.
Richmond, Virginia

Karen Clarke Barnes (Col ’87)
Principal, North View Landscape Design LLC
Alexandria, Virginia

Shahnaz Batmanghelidj
Mill Neck, New York

T. Westray Battle III (Col ’98)
Senior Vice President, CRAFT Digital Media
Washington, DC

Leonard J. Buck II (Engr ’86)
Founder, Blue Bright Ventures LLC
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Robert G. Byron (Col ’73, Law ’76)
Chairman, Blue Vista Capital Partners
Chicago, Illinois

Allison Cryor DiNardo (Col ’82, GSBA '88) *
President, King Street Wireless
Alexandria, Virginia

Merry W. Dougherty (Col ’90)
Owner, Meridian Capital
Louisville, Kentucky

Robert W. Downes (Com ’85)
Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
New York, New York

Franklin S. Edmonds Jr. (Col ’91, Law ’95, GSBA ’95)
Managing Partner, Panning Capital Management
Charlottesville, Virginia

Patricia K. Epps (Col ’74, Grad ’79, Law ‘83)**
Partner, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Richmond, Virginia

Kirkman Finlay III (Col ’92)
Co-founder and Chairman, Quick Farm
Columbia, South Carolina

J. Dale Harvey II (Com ’87)
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Poplar Forest Capital LLC
Pasadena, California

Tyler S. Henritze (Com ’03)
Senior Managing Director, Blackstone Real Estate Advisors
New York, New York

Landon Hilliard III (Col ’62) ****
Partner, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
New York, New York

Lawrence D. Howell II (Col ’75, Law ’79)
Chairman, Mentice AG
Switzerland

Timothy J. Ingrassia, (Col ’86)
Partner and Co-Chairman of Global M&A, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
New York, New York

Paul R. Izlar (Col ’84)
Partner, Prado-C
Atlanta, Georgia

E. Courtney Johnson (Col ’81)
Tucson, Arizona

Richard C. Kellogg Jr. (Col ’74)****
Chair, Basic Management Inc.
Houston, Texas

Jamala K. Massenburg (Engr ’01, GSBA ’09)
Senior Manager of Hardware Programs, Cruise
San Francisco, California

Mark T. Massey (Com ’86)
Founder and Chief Investment Officer, AltaRock Partners LLC
South Hamilton, Massachusetts

Bruce A. Miller (Col ’89)
CEO, Investure LLC
Charlottesville, Virginia

Timothy J. Naughton (Col ’83)
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, AvalonBay Communities Inc.
Oakton, Virginia

Anna M. Nekoranec (Col ’86)
Chief Executive Officer, Align Private Capital
Sarasota, Florida

Robert S. Pitts Jr. (Col ’86)
New York, New York

Anne W. Poole (Col ’90)
Charlotte, North Carolina

Linda G. Renner (Col ’86)
Managing Partner, Law Offices of Thomas R. Green
Chairman, Royal Banks of Missouri
Saint Louis, Missouri

James E. Ryan (Law ’92) ***
President, University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia

Deborah H. Valentine (Col ’80)
Richmond, Virginia

*           Board of Visitors appointee
**         Board of Managers appointee
***       U.Va. President appointee
****     Emeritus member

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Fellowships

The Foundation supports world-class graduate students through Jefferson Fellowships and National Fellowships.

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Scholarships

The Jefferson Scholarship and the Walentas Scholarship are the premier undergraduate scholarships at the University of Virginia.

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Distinguished Professorships

Learn more about the Foundation’s Professorship Program.

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