Master of Public Policy Students

Batten, Jr.

Chairman, president and chief executive officer of Landmark Media Enterprises LLC

Frank Batten, Jr. is chairman, president and chief executive officer of Landmark Media Enterprises LLC, which is based in Norfolk.

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Chairman of McGuireWoods Consulting LLC and a partner with McGuireWoods LLP

Mark T. Bowles joins the Foundation Board as the Board of Visitors representative. Currently a Chairman of McGuireWoods Consulting LLC and a partner with McGuireWoods LLP, Mark was one of the founding senior vice presidents when McGuireWoods Consulting started in 1998.

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Carlos Enrique

President, CEO Alquería Dairy

For the last 28 years, Carlos has worked in the private sector as President of Alquería Dairy, leading the company from one factory in Cajicá to seven plants nationally with 4,500 associates.  Under Carlos’ leadership, Alquería was the first milk processor in Colombia and became the largest in UHT milk production in the Andean group.

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Co-founder and Managing Director of NRV

Ted Chandler is Co-founder and Managing Director of NRV, a Virginia based venture capital firm that brings counsel, connections and capital to high growth early stage companies. He offers more than 30 years of C-suite experience, strategic leadership and board service.  He serves or has served on the boards of directors of a number of NRV portfolio companies: WealthForge (fintech); Territory (health and wellness); ICX Media (digital marketing); Ario (augmented reality); Moonlighting (services marketplace); Red’s (health and wellness) and Health Warrior (health and wellness).

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President of Hunter E. Craig Co

Hunter E. Craig received a B.A. in Economics from Hampden-Sydney College in 1984. In 1998, he was a cofounder of Virginia National Bank and has served on its Board of Directors since its inception. Additionally, he created Hunter E. Craig Co., a residential, commercial and industrial property investment company. Craig currently resides in Charlottesville, Virginia, where he is the President of Hunter E. Craig Co.

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de Olazarra

President of Parkway Property Investments

Allen C. de Olazarra is the President of Parkway Property Investments. Prior to joining Parkway, Mr. de Olazarra was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Equitable Real Estate Partners, a fully integrated private real estate investment and operating company active with the acquisition and redevelopment of Class B office buildings, Class B big box industrial and distribution facilities, and the ground up construction of Senior Housing Communities.

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Senior Manager, Monitor Deloitte

Anna Draganova is a Senior Manager with Monitor Deloitte, where she has served federal, commercial, nonprofit, and international clients. She is a leader in Deloitte’s federal health practice, where she helps health sector clients address today’s pressing challenges. Anna is a Double Hoo, having received her MPP from the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy in 2011 and a BA in Economics from UVA. While at Batten, Anna served as school president and has served on either the Advisory Board or Foundation Board ever since.

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President and principal owner of RS Materials Group, LLC and Rock Solid Stone

Jon A. Dyck is an entrepreneur and attorney with more than 20 years of legal, management, policy and investing experience

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Director, Public Sector for Twilio

Bill Evanow is a McIntire graduate and passionate alumnus. While at UVA in the early ‘80s he was active on Grounds in the Residence Life Program, University Guide Service and as a fraternity leader with Phi Delta Theta (now Phi Society). He is a seasoned technology executive who returned to Charlottesville from San Francisco in 2014. Bill is currently Director, Public Sector for Twilio, and has responsibility for the Fed and SLED organization.

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Fralin, Jr.

Salem District Member on the Commonwealth Transportation Board

William H. Fralin, Jr., was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 2004 - 2010.  He represented the 17th District of Virginia, which encompasses portions of the Counties of Botetourt and Roanoke as well as a portion of the City of Roanoke. Delegate Fralin served on the Courts of Justice, Transportation, Education (chairing the Students and Daycare Subcommittee), Privileges and Elections Committees (chairing the Campaign Finance Subcommittee), and General Laws Committee.

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Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for TEGNA Inc.

Victoria D. Harker serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer for TEGNA Inc., formerly Gannett Co., Inc. She was named chief financial officer at Gannett in July of 2012. Victoria is responsible for all of TEGNA’s financial functions and operations.

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Deputy Chief of Staff at Goldman Sachs

Russell Horwitz is the Deputy Chief of Staff at Goldman Sachs. In this role, he works closely with executive leadership to develop and execute key strategic initiatives. He serves as secretary to the Management Committee.

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Senior Vice President for Advancement at the University of Virginia

John Jeffries became senior vice president for advancement at the University of Virginia on Aug. 1, 2018.

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Partner & Managing Director at Grain Management, LLC

Michael McKenzie is a Partner & Managing Director at Grain Management, LLC, a leading private equity firm focused on investments in the global communications sector.  At Grain, Michael focuses on investments in communications infrastructure and technology, including fiber optic networks, spectrum, wireless towers, data centers and related technologies. 

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Chief Financial Officer of FRP Holdings, Inc.

John D. Milton, Jr., a native of Jackson County, Florida, was born in 1945 in Marianna, Florida. He attended the public schools of the County where his father was the school superintendent. His immediate family of four (father, mother, sister and John) were all Valedictorians of Marianna High School – John the last to achieve the honor barely survived the familial pressure! John attended Chipola Jr. College in his hometown for one term following high school, then transferred to University of Virginia where he took his degree in Political Science.

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Executive Director of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion at Massachusetts General Hospital

Elena Olson is the Executive Director of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), where she has worked for two decades.

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President and Owner of Blue Ridge Group

Susan K. Payne is the President and owner of Blue Ridge Group, a marketing firm located in Charlottesville. Prior to 2017, she was the President of Payne, Ross & Associates Advertising, Inc.

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General Partner with Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe

Tom Scully is a General Partner with Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, a private equity firm in New York, which is the most active US PE investor in healthcare. Tom joined the firm in 2004.

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Brian Siegel is a Principal in Deloitte Consulting’s Government and Public Services practice. Brian has over twenty five years of Public Sector consulting experience focusing on a variety of strategy and management issues, including financial management, procurement, technology, and shared services.

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Anne Martin

Partner and Head of Global Development and Social Enterprise at Spencer Stuart

Anne Martin Simonds, is a Partner and Head of Global Development and Social Enterprise at Spencer Stuart in Washington, DC. She helps organizations across all industries assess CEOs and build boards committed to the highest levels of impact. With more than 25 years of experience in leadership consulting and drawing from her cross-industry knowledge and deep understanding of the current geopolitical landscape, she counsels towards systems-level change to help organizations and their leaders translate emerging trends into opportunities that can transform their businesses, their communities — and the world.

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Product Manager for Makena Capital Management

Malcolm Stewart is a 2018 graduate of the Batten BA program and currently works as a Product Manager for Makena Capital Management in Menlo Park, California. During his time at UVA, he served as President for the Class of 2018, Head Resident of the Lawn, and in his 4th year received the Sky Alland Scholarship. In addition to the Batten Foundation Board, Malcolm serves as a Trustee for the Sky Alland Scholarship Selection Committee and as the Vice Director of the Alumni Association Post Graduate Trustees.

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