Richmond Board of Directors 

Team Glen Allen

The American Heart Association's Richmond Board of Directors is grateful for the volunteers and supporters who are a relentless force for longer, healthier lives for everyone in the Richmond area. Keeping hearts beating is what keeps our hearts pumping here at the Association. We hope you will join us in our mission!

Thank you to our board volunteers.

Chandra Hurst
Richmond Board Chair and Vice President of Economic Equity Small Business Loan Officer at Virginia Community Capital, Inc.

Dr. Chris Snyder
Richmond Board President and Chief of Pediatric Cardiology at Children's Hospital of Richmond

Gary Wallace
Leadership Development Committee Chair and Managing Partner, Keiter

Xiomara Encarnacion
Community Impact Committee Chair and Regional Manager of Outreach and Compliance, Feed More

Jim Bailey
Partner, Williams Mullen

Sweeny Bansal
Vice President and General Manager, LabCorp

Dr. Amy Cashwell
Superintendent, Henrico County Public Schools

Dr. Phillip Duncan
Cardiologist, VCU Health

Sheryl Garland
Chief of Health Impact, VCU Health System

Dr. Anika Hines
Assistant Professor of Health Behavior and Policy, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Darrin Johnson
Plan President, Molina Healthcare of Virginia

Dr. Jennifer Jordan
Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Pauley Heart Center, VCU Health System

Rod Powell
Owner, Encore Insured

Brooks Smith
Richmond Office Managing Partner, Troutman Pepper

Zack Smith
Chief Executive Officer, PartnerMD

Gary Thomson
Managing Partner, Thomson Consulting, LLC

Lance Watson
Senior Pastor, St. Paul’s Baptist Church

Vivian White
Chief Executive Officer, Encompass Health

Dr. John Wittman
Neurologist, HCA Virginia

Beverly Davis
Professor, J. Sargeant Reynolds

Dr. Stacey Epps
Neurologist, Bon Secours Health System

Calvin "Woody" Fowler
President, Williams Mullen

Mitch Haddon
President, Colonial Webb Contractors

Karen D. Higgins
Private Wealth Advisor and Managing Director, Higgins & Associates

Ukay Jackson
Community Member

Melvin Katz
President, Chimney Hill Consulting

Gail Letts
Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Letts Consult

Natalie Pennywell
Outreach and Community Engagement Manager, Department of Medical Assistance Services

Dr. Lornel Tompkins
Pulmonologist (Retired), Jackson Teekah & Tompkins

Mary Zweifel
Chief Executive Officer (Retired), Sheltering Arms