Our People

Our people—staff, board members, coaches and volunteers—are dedicated to ensuring a positive experience for every participant and family. Learn more about the individuals who bring our mission and vision to life.

Our Staff

Mary Hansen

Executive Director

Samantha Savage

Program Director - Charlottesville

Hayley Holloman Jones

Program Director - Lynchburg

Callie Hammer

Program Director - Roanoke

Work With Us

Do you share a passion for our mission and want to join the team? Learn more about open staff and board positions.

Work With Us

Our Board

Julie Barber

Board President

Briana Apgar


Cecelia Magargee


Sherry Gray

Board Treasurer

Holly Knight


Brian Bartholomew

Board Member

Carley Emerson

Board Member

Jeff Fedorko

Board Member

Marsha Gaines

Board Member

Beth Garriott

Board Member

Emily Hatton

UVA Darden Board Fellow

Vicki Hubbard

Board Member

Lauren Jones

Board Member

Tina Ragland

Board Member

Ann Shenigo

Board Member

Athena Spencer

Board Member

Our Culture

Our mission, vision and core values are at the heart of everything we do. Learn more about our organization, our commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and access, and how you can join our team.