Appointed annually by the Jefferson Scholars Foundation Board of Directors, the National Advisory Board provides ongoing support and counsel and meets once a year with the Foundation Board.

Andrew C. Blair (Col ’82)
President and Chief Executive Officer, Colonial Parking Inc.
Washington, D.C.

J. Tyler Blue (Col ’83)
Managing Director, Berkadia
Bethesda, Maryland

Thomas P. Duke (Com ’68, GSBA ’71)
Visiting Executive Lecturer, Darden School of Business
Greenwood, Virginia

William B. Dunavant III (Col ’82)
President and Chief Executive Officer, Dunavant Enterprises Inc.
Memphis, Tennessee

Jesse Thompson Ellington III (Col ’85, GSBA ’90)
Managing Member, Advanced Senior Solutions LLC
Richmond, Virginia

David B. Ern (Com ’86)
Chief Executive Officer, Carden Jennings Publishing Co. Ltd.
Charlottesville, Virginia

Daniel F. Fisher Jr., M.D. (Col ’72)
Associate Professor of Surgery, University Surgical Associates
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Suhrid S. Gajendragadkar (Col ’97)
Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
Arlington, Virginia

Jaye S. Gamble III (Com ’81)
Co-Founder, Blu Venture Investors
Alexandria, Virginia

Susan Voigt Gummeson (Com ’84)
New Canaan, Connecticut

Celie Harris (Educ '70)
Millwood, Virginia

Timothy J. Ingrassia (Col ’86)
Partner and Co-Chairmain of Global Mergers and Acquisitions, Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
New York, New York

Sujal J. Kapadia (Col ’90)
New York, New York

Peter E. Kaplan Jr. (Col ’96)
Washington, D.C.

William H. Lyon (Col ’91, GSBA ’00)
Vice President, Private Wealth Management, Morgan Stanley
San Francisco, California

Henry H. McVey (Col ’91)
Head of Global Macro and Asset Allocation, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
New York, New York

R. Brand Morgan (Col ’98)
Chief Executive Officer, Brand Properties L.P.
Atlanta, Georgia

G. Ruffner Page Jr. (GSBA ’86)
President, McWane Inc.
Birmingham, Alabama

Thomas F. Preston (Col ’78)
Attorney, Sparkman-Zummach P.C.
Memphis, Tennessee

Carole M. Rogin (Col ’71)
Founder and President, Clarion Management Resources Inc.
Delray Beach, Florida

Charles T. Rose III (Col ’98)
Portfolio Manager, Morgan Stanley
New York, New York

Timothy J. Spillane (Com ’89)
Strategic Advisor
Virginia Beach, Virginia

Christopher A. Todd (Arch ’84)
Head of Real Estate Development, Priderock Capital Partners LLC
Fairfax, Virginia

Christopher G. Turner (Col ’87)
Managing Director, Nomura Securities
Montclair, New Jersey

Stephen M. Van Besien (Col ’85)
Managing Director, J.P. Morgan
Scotch Plains, New Jersey

Carter V. Whisnand (Col ’94, GSBA ’01)
Managing Director, Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC
Richmond, Virginia

Robert E.L. Wilson V (Col ’74)
Senior Vice President, Investments Financial Consultant, Morgan Stanley
Memphis, Tennessee



The Jefferson Scholars Foundation, like its namesake, knows that virtue and talent come from all walks of life. Indeed it is this knowledge that drives the Foundation to search the world over for its recipients.

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The Jefferson Scholarship is the premier undergraduate scholarship at the University of Virginia. Scholars are selected through a rigorous selection process that is based on exceptional performance in the areas of leadership, scholarship and citizenship.

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The Jefferson Fellowship is the premier graduate fellowship offered at the University of Virginia. Based solely on merit, the Fellowship seeks to attract Ph.D. and M.B.A. candidates.

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