Graham H. ("Jack") Neal

Sr. Vice President-Investments, Wells Fargo Advisors

Mr. Neal is Sr. Vice President - Investments at Wells Fargo Advisors where he has worked for 42 years. He is President of the George W. Verlander Foundation which is an educational foundation for the children of Lancaster County. He has many ties to this community, his wife’s family lives in Lancaster County and he has had ties here for over 36 years in the Kilmarnock office.

Scott McCord

Business Development

Scott McCord retired from Booz Allen and Hamilton after a 40-year career in professional services to the Federal Government and commercial clients, specializing in system and IT integration. He lives in the Northern Neck with his family and supports his local community as a volunteer.

Norm Faulkner

President of NWP Energy Company

 President of NWP Energy Company and Managing Member of Virginia Biodiesel Refinery, LLC. Our companies refine biodiesel, distribute petroleum products and propane, and operate Subway restaurants. I have lived in the Northern Neck for thirty years with my wonderful wife, and we have raised our three children in this beautiful environment.

Rob Quartel

Charman and CEO of NTELX

Chairman and CEO of NTELX, a DC-based applied decision analytics company. He has been an entrepreneur in the private, government, and not-for-profit sectors, served as US Federal Maritime Commissioner under President George H.W. Bush, and is expert in national transportation, homeland security, maritime, data, and other public policy issues. He is a member of Mindshare, the Council on Foreign Relations, and chairs the Container Handling Cooperative Program for the US DOT. He has homes in Mathews County, VA; and Washington, DC.

David Link

Chairman / CEO & Co-Founder Science Logic

David Link has taken ScienceLogic from a startup to a global award-winning technology. With more than 20 years’ experience in the service provider and IT management industry, David built ScienceLogic into one of the fastest growing technology companies in the world. From the start his vision for ScienceLogic has been to enable the industry to embrace a smarter way of managing complex IT environments. David was named E&Y Mid Atlantic Entrepreneur of the year in 2016, Goldman Sachs 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs for 2016, Outstanding Eagle Scout Award for 2016, and Washington’s Top 100 Tech Leaders for 2015. His company... read more

Kumar Sangaran

Director of Manufacturing & Operations in Kil

Mr. Kumar Sangaran is the Director of Manufacturing and Operations for a local Company in Kilmarnock VA. Mr. Sangaran has been in the US Defense and Commercial Industries for nearly thirty years and has worked for major Defense Corporations in the Washington DC metro area that involves in System Designs and Manufacturing complex and customized end to end products and solutions.

Jerry W. Davis

Executive Director, NNPDC

Jerry graduated with a BA in English, James Madison University in 1975.  Graduated with an MS in Public Administration from Southern Illinois-Edwardsville in 1981.  Has served 40 years in local government in Virginia including 14 years as a City or Town Manager and the last 19+ years as the NNPDC Executive Director.

Dennis Burchill

General Manager, WKWI-FM/WIGO-FM

General Manager of Two Rivers Communications, Inc. operating WKWI-FM, WIGO-FM and  A native of Baltimore, Dennis moved to the area in 2010 after 19 years in Harrisonburg, VA where he was the General Sales Manager of VerStandig Broadcasting.  He was past President of the Kilmarnock/Irvington/White Stone Rotary Club.  Dennis is currently serving as President of the Lancaster by the Bay Chamber of Commerce.  He was 1978 graduate of the Broadcasting Institute of Maryland.  Dennis is a Certified Radio Marketing Professional and a three time national finalist for the Radio Advertising Bureau's Sales Manager of the Year award.  Dennis and... read more

Camille Bragg

Asst. VP & HR Director for NNK Insurance

Camille Bragg in an Assistant Vice-President and the Human Resources Director of Northern Neck Insurance Company.  The company employs 55 people and is growing.  Camille is responsible for compensation packages, benefits, recruitment of talent, retention, compliance and employee relations.  She moved to the Northern Neck in 2005.  She lives with her husband, Bo, and their two children Boyd and Reese.Northern Neck Insurance is a Virginia-only insurer and proudly protects and preserves the things Virginians value most.  Headquartered in Irvington, VA they are in their 121st year of serving their members and provide over 17 billion of security and protection to... read more

Bo Bragg

Bo graduated from Virginia Commonwealth with a BA and received his MBA from the College of William and Mary.  He worked for many years in Investment Real Estate for a major national bank before returning home with his family to join Bragg & Company, a full service real estate brokerage, construction and land development company.  Bo also serves on the Board of Chesapeake Academy and on the Advisory Board for Bank of Lancaster.  Bo and his wife, Camille, have 2 children and reside in Irvington.

Jeff Szyperski

President & CEO Chesapeake Financial Shares

Mr. Szyperski is Chairman, President and CEO of Chesapeake Financial Shares, Inc. and Chesapeake Bank, a $650 million financial institution based in Kilmarnock. He is past chairman of the Virginia Bankers Association (2012-2013) and past member of the VBA’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee. He serves on the American Bankers Association board of directors, audit committee and membership council. He is chairman of the Lancaster County Economic Development Authority. In addition, he is Chairman of the Chesapeake Academy board of trustees, and a past chairman and member of the Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury, Inc. board of trustees. He graduated from the... read more

Dwight Clarke

Mr. Clarke is a partner in the public accounting firm of Dehnert, Clarke & Co., P.C. He works with business, individual and not-for profit entities regarding tax and financial issues. He serves on the board of directors and audit committee of Bay Banks of Virginia, Inc. He also serves as treasurer of the Tidewater Foundation, Inc. and the Kilmarnock-Irvington-White Stone Rotary Foundation and past treasurer of the Lancaster Community Library and Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce. He received a B.S. degree in Accounting from Virginia Tech in 1985.

Steve Parker

Mr. Parker is Superintendent of the Public Schools in Lancaster County and was Principal of the Year for the Commonwealth of Virginia for 2013. He is a West Point graduate, has a degree in national security, an MBA, and a masters in education leadership and is finishing up his doctorate in education leadership. He received the 2013 Washington Post Distinguished Educational Leadership Award.

Wally Beauchamp

Board of Supervisors, District 5, Lancaster

Mr. Beauchamp has been a Member of the Lancaster County Board of Supervisors for 18 years. He also is Chairman of the Chesapeake Bay Regional Partnership and is active in Visions, the Northern Neck Tourism Committee, Northern Neck Broadband Committee, the Watermen Heritage Program and other efforts to bring tourists and jobs to the Northern Neck.

Susan Cockrell

Ms. Cockrell is Deputy Town Manager in Kilmarnock, the largest incorporated town in Lancaster County. She spent 25 years in manufacturing management in the packaging sector. She serves on the Executive Board of Visions and is one of Lancaster County's members of the Northern Neck Tourism Commission and has been on the Executive Board of Lancaster by the Bay Chamber of Commerce. Her town role focuses on community and economic development. Cockrell holds a Bachelors of Science in Business from the College of William and Mary and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University. Her family settled in Northumberland County... read more

Julien Patterson

Mr. Patterson founded OmniPlex World Services Corporation based in Northern Virginia. He worked with a venture capital firm in Palo Alto and sat on their Board. He chaired the Virginia Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Partnership and is currently involved in the Boys and Girls Club and other groups in the area. He servers on various boards in the Northern Neck area.

Susan McFadden

Ms. McFadden is a Principal at Open Door Communications, the only full-service agency in Virginia’s Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula. She is Managing Member of The Local Scoop, the most popular lifestyle magazine and business directory about local people, places and things to do in the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula. She began her career as a studio artist with the Martin Agency in Richmond, Virginia.

Kelly Evko

Ms. Evko is a native of Petersburg, Virginia, and a Business Development Manager on the Business Expansion team for the Virginia Economic Development Partnership. The Business Expansion Department is responsible for leading VEDP’s Existing Business Growth Strategy, its Ally Communications strategy, its Higher Education Partnership strategy, and houses the Virginia Jobs Investment Program. Corporate clients include major technology and advanced manufacturing companies such as DuPont, Ashland, Evonik, Mondelez, Microsoft, and the SRI Institute. She has 25 years of extensive experience in the sales, marketing and the sales management areas. Prior to joining VEDP in early 2012, she worked in the... read more