About Us

Board of Directors

Kent Ruffin (Chair)

Director of Marketing

Enterprise Virginia

Richmond, VA


Gunnar Bartels (Vice Chair/Treasurer)

Director of Operations

Enterprise Virginia

Richmond, VA


Danielle Fitz-Hugh (Secretary)

President & CEO

Petersburg Chamber of Commerce

Petersburg, VA 


Hope Cupit

President & CEO

Southeast Rural Community Assistance Program

Roanoke, VA


Sharon Waters

Special Assistant to the President & CEO

STOP Incorporated 

Norfolk, VA