Board of Directors

The Richmond Forum is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization. Our Board of Directors works to achieve our mission:
to bring leaders from the world stage to our stage in Richmond—to expand horizons, stimulate conversation, and inspire our community.

2017-2018 Officers

Otis S. Jones, Chair
Director, US Financial Services Market

Robert K. Beckler, Ph.D., Vice Chair
WestRock – Retired

Mark O. Webb, Treasurer
Senior Vice President—Corporate Affairs and Chief Legal Officer
Dominion Energy, Inc.

Jacquelyn E. Stone, Secretary
McGuireWoods LLP

William H. Chapman (ex-officio)
Executive Director
The Richmond Forum


Amanda N. Aghdami
Edgehill Consulting Group, LLC

Kevin W. Barr
Senior Vice President—Strategic Finance, Capital Asset Management & Integration
Bon Secours Health System, Inc.

Gregory R. Bishop
Williams Mullen

E. Scott Blackwell
Chief Community Engagement Officer
The Community Foundation

Ward E. Bobitz
Executive Vice President, General Counsel

I. Lee Chapman IV
President & Chief Executive Officer
Davenport & Company

Catherine H. Claiborne
Vice President & Associate General Counsel
Universal Leaf Tobacco Company

James E. Dillard
Senior Vice President—Research, Development & Regulatory Affairs
Altria Group

Whitney K. Forstner
Independent Contractor

Hattie W. Hamlin
Senior Vice President
First Tennessee Bank

Susan B. Horne
President & CEO
Lead Virginia

Dean K. Jarrett
Chief Communications Officer
The Martin Agency

Laura E. Kottkamp
Executive Director, School of Business Foundation & Corporate Relations
VCU School of Business

Robert R. Lindgren
Randolph-Macon College

Christopher M. Little
Founding Principal & CEO

Geoff T. Marlatt
Senior Vice President—Manufacturer Services
Owens & Minor

Gaye C. Montgomery
Montgomery Compliance Law PLLC

Amy P. Nisenson
Executive Director
Mary Morton Parsons Foundation

Monica M. Rao
Graphoria, Inc.

Tim Reid
Tim Reid Productions
& Legacy Media Institute

E. Matthew Schaaf IV
Vice President
SunTrust Bank

Carroll D. Swenson
Richmond Area Market President
Wells Fargo

John S. West
Managing Partner
Troutman Sanders

Kevin A. White
Kaufman & Canoles

Siri G. Wiggins
Manager, Commercial Excellence