Executive Committee

Brett Staples, Senior Vice President/Financial Advisor, BB&T Scott & Stringfellow – Board  Chair

Christina Brumley, Member, Jackson Kelly PLLC – Board Vice-Chair

Adam Krason, Principal and Architect, ZMM Architects & Engineers – Board Treasurer

Joseph Letnaunchyn, President/CEO, West Virginia Hospital Association – Board Secretary

Mallie Combs, Executive Director, Hardy County Rural Economic Development Authority – Past Chair

Sammy Gray, Senior Advisor-WV Government Affairs, FirstEnergy – Research and Outreach Committee Chair

James W. Thomas, Counsel, Jackson Kelly PLLC – Nominating and Governance Committee Chair

Dr. Amelia A. Courts, President/CEO, The Education Alliance

Jessie Reckart, Attorney-at-Law – Member-at-Large


Board of Directors

Jessica Alsop, Associate General Counsel, WVU Health System

Craig Baker, Partner/Architectural Division Manager, The Thrasher Group

Ralph Baxter, Advisor, Writer and Speaker on the Legal Profession

Chris Beam, President/COO, Appalachian Power

Gat Caperton, President/CEO, Gat Creek

Jonell Carver, Manager-Gas Operations, Dominion Resources

Leah Curry, President, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, West Virginia, Inc.

Dr. Michelle Easton, Dean-School of Pharmacy, University of Charleston

Andy Feeney, President – West Virginia, AT&T

Kevin Fowler, President/CEO, Cabell Huntington Hospital

Stephen Hastings, Senior Staff Attorney, EQT

MaryLu Hutchins, Director of Fluency Project, Carnegie Mellon University Create Lab

Carolyn Long, Campus President, WVU Institute of Technology

Erica Mani, Regional Chief Executive Officer West Virginia, American Red Cross

Todd Marino, Plant Director, Quad Graphics

DF Mock, Regional President-West Virginia Operations, United Bank

Ryan Moore, HR Department Leader, Procter & Gamble

Dan Page, Communications Director, West Virginia Health Care Association

Dr. Steven Paine, State Superintendent of Schools, West Virginia Department of Education

David A. Perry, President, West Virginia Board of Education

Jada Reeves, 2019 WV Teacher of the Year, Bradley Elementary School, Raleigh County

Scott Rotruck, Senior Account Executive, Orion Strategies, Inc.

James E. Shupe, President-South Market, United Bank

Judy Sjostedt, Executive Director, Parkersburg Area Community Foundation

Laura Sutton, Attorney-at-Law, Bowles Rice LLP

Michelle Wittekind, Vice President/Area Manager, JPMorgan Chase


Emeritus Directors

The Honorable Gaston Caperton, Former Governor, State of West Virginia

Daniel Foster, M.D., Retired, Charleston Area Medical Center

Stephen Hopta, Retired Executive

Despina “Dee” Kapourales, Owner, Kapourales Enterprises

Dr. Priscilla Leavitt, Director, Counseling & Wellness Center

Gayle Manchin, Former First Lady, State of West Virginia

Jeri Matheney, Communications Director, Appalachian Power

Joseph McDonie, President, Citation Investment, Inc.

Lacy Rice Jr., Retired Executive, Bowles, Rice, McDavid, Graff & Love

Sharon Rowe, SHR Consulting LLC

Howard Seufer, Jr., Partner, Bowles Rice LLP

Herchiel Sims Jr., Retired Business Executive

L. Newton Thomas, Jr., Retired Executive, Carbon Industries, Inc.

Joanne Jaeger Tomblin, Former First Lady, State of West Virginia