The Board of Directors is responsible for exercising all corporate matters and for managing the business and affairs of the Jefferson Scholars Foundation.

Stephen S. Crawford, Chairman (Col ’86)
Senior Advisor, Capital One Financial Corporation
New York, New York

William L. Polk Jr., Vice Chairman (Col ’78)
Managing Director, Egis Capital Partners
St. Louis, Missouri

Tiffany B. Armstrong (Com ’90)
Managing Director, Harris Williams & Co.
Richmond, Virginia

Karen Clarke Barnes (Col ’87)
Principal, North View Landscape Design LLC
Alexandria, Virginia

Shahnaz Batmanghelidj
U.S. Advisor, Hoegh Capital Partners
New York, New York

T. Westray Battle III (Col ’98)
Vice President of Communications, Craft Digital Media
Washington, DC

Leonard J. Buck II (Engr ’86)
Founder, Blue Bright Ventures LLC
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Robert G. Byron (Col ’73, Law ’76)
Chairman, Blue Vista Capital Partners
Chicago, Illinois

Allison Cryor DiNardo (Col ’82, GSBA '88) *
President, King Street Wireless
Alexandria, Virginia

Robert W. Downes (Com ’85)
Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
New York, New York

Franklin S. Edmonds Jr. (Col ’91, Law ’95, GSBA ’95)
Managing Partner, Panning Capital Management
Charlottesville, Virginia

Patricia K. Epps (Col ’74, Grad ’79, Law ‘83)**
Partner, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Richmond, Virginia

Kirkman Finlay III (Col ’92)
Co-founder and Chairman, Quick Farm
Columbia, South Carolina

J. Dale Harvey II (Com ’87)
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Poplar Forest Capital LLC
Pasadena, California

Landon Hilliard III (Col ’62) ****
Partner, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
New York, New York

Lawrence D. Howell II (Col ’75, Law ’79)
Chairman, Mentice AG
Switzerland

Timothy J. Ingrassia, (Col ’86)
Partner and Co-Chairman of Global M&A, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
New York, New York

Paul R. Izlar (Col ’84)
Advisory Director, Edge Capital Partners
Atlanta, Georgia

E. Courtney Johnson (Col ’81)
Tucson, Arizona

Richard C. Kellogg Jr. (Col ’74)****
Chair, Basic Management Inc.
Houston, Texas

George K. Martin (Col ’75)
Managing Partner, Richmond Office
McGuire Woods LLP
Richmond, Virginia

Jamala K. Massenburg (Engr ’01, GSBA ’09)
Group Technical Program Manager, Level 5, Autonomous Vehicle Division, Lyft
San Francisco, California

Mark T. Massey (Com ’86)
Fund Manager, AltaRock Partners LLC
South Hamilton, Massachusetts

Bruce A. Miller (Col ’89)
Managing Director, Investure LLC
Charlottesville, Virginia

Timothy J. Naughton (Col ’83)
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, AvalonBay Communities, Inc.
Oakton, Virginia

Anna M. Nekoranec (Col ’86)
Chief Executive Officer, Align Private Capital
Sarasota, Florida

Michael A. Pausic (Engr ’86)
Partner, Foxhaven Asset Management
Charlottesville, Virginia

Anne W. Poole (Col ’90)
Charlotte, North Carolina

Crisler B. Quick (Com ’77)
President, The Finance Department
Mill Neck, New York

Linda G. Renner (Col ’86)
Managing Partner, Law Offices of Thomas R. Green
Chairman, Royal Banks of Missouri
Saint Louis, Missouri

James E. Ryan (Law ’92) ***
President, University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia

Deborah H. Valentine (Col ’80)
Richmond, Virginia

*           Board of Visitors appointee
**         Board of Managers appointee
***       U.Va. President appointee
****     Emeritus member

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Scholarship

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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Legacy

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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Fellowships

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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