Inspiring minds,
building community,
transforming lives.

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is made up of volunteer community leaders who help Horizons make a difference in our students’ lives.

How can your leadership skills help a child fulfill their potential?

Contact Brenda Garrett, Executive Director



Brenda Garrett
Executive Director (Hampton)  

Jay Stotlar, Chair
President, Hutchins & Hutchins (Virginia Beach)  

Timothy Iseminger, Immediate Past Chair
LifeNet Health (Chesapeake)  

Nirali Trovato, Secretary
Raymond James (Virginia Beach)  

Ronnie Johnson, CPA, Treasurer
Cherry Bekaert (Virginia Beach)

Members at Large

Aaron Evans, Planning Chair
InSource Solutions (Virginia Beach)  

David Gettings
Troutman Pepper (Virginia Beach)  

John Gray, Governance Chair
AECom, (Virginia Beach)

Arielle Hankerson
Chemonics International (Richmond); Horizons Alumni  

Curtis Johnson
Optima Health, Statewide Market Development & Outreach Manager (Virginia Beach)  

Anne Sauer
Mansbach Scholars (Norfolk)  

Jonathan White
CEO, OPS Consulting (Suffolk) 


Dr. Aaron Spence
Superintendent, Virginia Beach Public Schools (Virginia Beach)  

Dr. Elie Bracy III
Superintendent, Portsmouth Public Schools (Portsmouth)  

Dr. Sharon Byrdsong
Superintendent, Norfolk Public Schools (Norfolk)  

Donna Henry
Principal, Portsmouth Catholic Regional School (Portsmouth)  

Dr. Judy Jankowski
Head of School, Chesapeake Bay Academy (Virginia Beach)  

Scott Kennedy
Head of Norfolk Collegiate School (Norfolk) 

Tim Iseminger, Development Chair, reviews fundraising plan.

Tim Iseminger,  Chair, reviews fundraising plan.

Bill Brittain visiting Virginia Beach students.

Advisory Council

Dr. William Brittain
Brittain Klein, Inc (Chesapeake)

MaryAnne Dukas
Past Chair, Community Leader (Virginia Beach)

Paul Hirschbiel, Jr.
Past Chair, The Memory Center  (Virginia Beach)

Thomas Inglima
Willcox and Savage (Norfolk)

William King
Past Chair, Captain, USN (Ret.), Head of School (Ret.), Norfolk Collegiate School (Norfolk)

Caroline McCartney
Prudential Towne Realty  (Norfolk)

Beth Patterson
President, Waypoint Advisors (Virginia Beach)

Martee Pierson
Community Leader, Virginia Beach

Katherine C. Willis, Past Chair
Past Chair, Cerity Investment Advisors (Norfolk)

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