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About VWU

Alumni Council

The Alumni Council represents all Virginia Wesleyan alumni by serving as advocates for the University. Members volunteer their time each year, actively participating in networking events, regional socials, Homecoming & Family Weekend and Alumni Weekend and generating ideas to increase the overall alumni participation rate of giving to the College. The Council's goal is to provide leadership as alumni and to connect, participate, champion and support Virginia Wesleyan University.

2016-2017 Alumni Council


Mavis McKenley '11, President
Vice President and Trust Officer, AMG National Trust Bank

Troy DeLawrence '93, Vice President
Quality Assurance Senior Specialist, CACI International

Rachel Rigoglioso '10, Secretary
Certified Paralegal-Licensing, LoanCare, LLC

Amy Mallett Rickard '98, Immediate Past President
Corporate Communications, Southern Company Gas

Kevin Otey '05, Class Agent Ambassador
Director of Strategic Initiatives, Hampton Roads Community Action Program


Anne Marie Burroughs '04
Realtor, William E. Woods

Linda A. Ferguson, Faculty Liason
Professor of Management, Business, and Economics

Cathy Holava '93
Vice President, Global Fraud Detection and Senior Programmer/Analyst, Bank of America

Vikki Holliday-Keiffer '05
Special Projects Manager/Documentation Specialist, Mode Transportation

John Maravich '11
Energy Data Analyst,  PlotWatt

Patrick McMahon '02
Vice President, Advisor Consultant, NuVeen Investments

Molly Phillips '02
Teacher and Coach, Dover High School

Ron Swan '77
President, Advanced Dealer Services, Inc.

Nicole Thurston '07
Attorney, Mahoney Nashatka Richmond, PLLC