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

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

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

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

Shelley L. Boyce (Nur ’83)
Chief Executive Officer, MedRisk Inc.
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

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

Frank M. Conner III (Col ’78) *
Partner, Covington and Burling LLP
Washington, DC

Edward J. Dobbs (Col ’93)
President, Dobbs Management Service LLC
Memphis, Tennessee

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

Peter M. Grant (Col ’78, GSBA ’86)
Partner, Anchormarck Holdings LLC
Charlottesville, Virginia

Sarah A. Hamlin (Col ’89)
Dallas, Texas

Maryanne Quinn Hancock (Col ’96, Grad ’96)
Principal, McKinsey & Company
Atlanta, Georgia

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

Robin Robinson Howell (Col ’86)
Atlanta, Georgia

Thomas V. Inglesby (GSBA ’84, Law ’86)
Managing Director, Saratoga Partners
New York, New York

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

Tracy V. McMillan (Com ’86)
Managing Principal, HCGA Consulting Partners
Fairfield, Connecticut

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

Shannon O. Pierce (Col ’98, Law ’01) **
Vice President, Southern Company Gas
Atlanta, Georgia

Mark A. Victor Pinho (Com ’99)
Principal and Managing Director of Private Equity, Soros Fund Charitable Foundation
New York, New York

C. Mark Pirrung (Col ’73)
Chief Executive Officer, Atlanta Beverage Company
Atlanta, Georgia

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

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

Coolidge E. Rhodes Jr. (Col ’97)
Houston, Texas

James E. Rutrough Jr. (Col ’71)
Keswick, Virginia

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

Stephen P. Smiley (Col ’71)
Managing Partner, Madison Lane Partners LLC
Dallas, Texas

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

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



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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