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

R. Foster Duncan (Col ’76)
Operating Partner, Bernhard Capital Partners
New Orleans, Louisiana

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

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

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 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

Sarah F. Wilson (Col ’03)
Partner & Director of Business Development, INDABA Capital Management LLC
San Francisco, California



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