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Board of Directors

Anna Julia Cooper School is fortunate to have been guided since its founding by dedicated individuals who serve as the guardians of our mission and financial health.  In addition to their expertise and support, a number of Board members serve as mentors and tutors to students at AJC.

2022 – 2023

Gussie Bannard
former Head of School, St. Catherine’s School

Lauren Brown
Community Volunteer

Rae Cousins
Counsel, Brown-Greer, LLP

Mary Desch
Former Director of Graduate Support, Anna Julia Cooper School

Betsy Fauntleroy
AJC Board Secretary; Community Volunteer

Sydney Gottwald
Community Volunteer

Shelton Horsley
Senior Client Portfolio Manager, Thompson, Siegel & Walmsley, LLC

Jill Hunter
AJC Board Chair; former Head of Lower School, Collegiate School

Charles Kleindienst
President, Nerds To Go

Tanisha Moyer, Ex Officio
Chair, AJC Parents’ Association

Mark O’Neil
Former COO, Cox Automotive

Malcolm Randolph
Senior Vice President and Principal, Colliers International Virginia

Garrett Sawyer
Vice President of People Operations, ShiftMed

William “Mo” Shumate
former President, M & R Constructors

John Stanchina, Emeritus
President, Rutherfoord – Richmond

Meg Walker
Community Volunteer

Mike Walker
AJC Board Vice Chair; Consultant

Elizabeth Wallace
Community Volunteer

Fleet Wallace
Managing Principal, McCann Realty Partners

Brent Winn
Chief Financial Officer of Medalist Diversified REIT, Inc.

Wesley Wright, Emeritus
Trustee Emeritus, Church Schools in the Diocese of Virginia

Anna Julia Cooper School
2100 North 29th Street
Richmond, Virginia 23223
(804) 822-6610
(804) 447-5784 (fax)
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