Ukrop, Kelly-Wiecek elected to leadership positions
RICHMOND, VA – Buck Stinson, Senior Vice President, Small Business Card at Capital One, has joined the Greater Richmond Partnership’s Board of Directors for the 2015-2016 fiscal year.
Bobby Ukrop, President and CEO of Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods, transitioned into the Chair of the Greater Richmond Partnership Board of Directors for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. Ukrop succeeds Henrico Supervisor Patricia S. O’Bannon, who remains on the Board. Angela Kelly-Wiecek, member of the Hanover County Board of Supervisors, was elected Vice Chair of the Board.
The following representatives will continue to serve on the Partnership’s 2015-16 Board of Directors:
Public Sector – Board Members
- Daniel A. Gecker, Chair of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors
- Angela Kelly-Wiecek, member of the Hanover County Board of Supervisors
- Patricia S. O’Bannon, member of the Henrico County Board of Supervisors
- Michelle R. Mosby, President of the Richmond City Council
Private Sector – Board Members
- Stanton McComb, President of McKesson Medical-Surgical
- Buck Stinson, Senior Vice President, Small Business Card at Capital One
- Bobby Ukrop, President and CEO of Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods
- Daniel Weekley, Vice President – Corporate Affairs of Dominion Resources
Public Sector – Board Alternates
- Cecil R. “Rhu” Harris Jr., Hanover County Administrator
- Selena Cuffee-Glenn, City of Richmond Chief Administrative Officer
- James L. “Jay” Stegmaier, Chesterfield County Administrator
- John Vithoulkas, Henrico County Manager
John D. O’Neill Jr., Managing Partner of Hunton & Williams LLP, will serve as General Counsel for the Partnership. Two Partnership officers, Barry Matherly, President and CEO, and Anita Saunders, Corporate Secretary, were re-elected to their positions.
More private sector investor representatives are expected to join the Board as ex-officio members as part of the Regional Leadership Circle, reserved for the Partnership’s largest donors. Fifteen companies are eligible to represent themselves out of more than 140 private sector investors.
About the Partnership
The Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc. was launched in 1994 as a pioneering regional public-private initiative to serve as the regional economic development group for the City of Richmond and counties of Chesterfield, Hanover and Henrico. Over the course of 21 years, the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization has assisted more than 465 companies that have invested $10.8 billion in capital investment in the Richmond Region. For more information, please visit www.grpva.com.
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