About VWU

Alumni Council

The Alumni Council represents all VWU 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 generating ideas to increase the overall alumni participation rate of giving to the University. The Council's goal is to provide leadership as alumni and to connect, participate, champion and support Virginia Wesleyan University.


Mavis McKenley '11, Chair
Troy DeLawrence '93, Vice Chair
Kevin D. Otey '05, Secretary

Jennifer Smith Boyd '94
Rose & Womble Realty Co.

Troy DeLawrence '93
Quality Assurance Senior Specialist
CACI International

Robert Gillikin '00
Rutter Mills, LLP

Glynn F. Goodrich '82
Senior Field Underwriter
Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance

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

Robert T. Kohler '93
Vice President
CraneTech Solutions, LLC

John Nash Maravich '11
Energy Data Analyst

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

Kevin D. Otey '05
Director of Strategic Initiatives
Hampton Roads Community Action Program

Rachel H. Rigoglioso '10
Certified Paralegal - Licensing
LoanCare, LLC

Katherine Shea-Sword '99
Social Security Administration

Edmund B. Stanton '02
Global Sales Executive
IBM Corporation

Thomas W. Taylor '00, Ed.D., M.B.A.
Executive Director of School Administration
Chesterfield County Public Schools

Giorgio Valentini '98
Genesis Graphic Design, Inc.

Megan Watts '15
Key Executive
Mike's Tree Service, Inc.
Graduate Student

William H. Williard '82
Williard Insurance Agency, Inc.

Scott D. Miller, Ph.D. (Ex-officio), President of the University
Lori Simpers Harris '94 (Ex-officio),

Executive Director of Annual Giving & Alumni Relations

As of 7/1/17