Staff & Board

Tom Tom is a non-profit that relies on tremendous dedication from a handful of staff and dozens of community collaborators that sit on our boards and committees. Not listed here are the hundreds of community members who volunteer their time and services, but who are no less essential to Tom Tom's success.


Paul Beyer, Director | paul (at)
Virginia Nelson, Partnerships | virginia (at)
Whitney Kenerly, Marketing | whitney (at)
Madeleine Rhondeau, Speakers & Art | madeleine (at)
Alanna Fagan, Music & Food | alanna (at)
Carolyn Zelikow, Hometown Summit Director | carolyn (at)
Matt Pamer, Creative Director 
Renee Shuey, 
Design | renee (at)
Alex Fife, Senior Advisor | alex (at)
Greg Thompson, Senior Advisor | greg (at)



Key Partners

Brian Brubaker, Merch  |  Tried & True
Joe Kalkstein & Erra Grant, Production | Blue Ridge AV
Tom Daly, Photographer    |  Tom Daly Photography
Brian Wimer, Videographer   | Amoeba Films


Advisory Board

Bill Antholis, Director, The Miller Center 
Pete Caramanis
, Cofounder, Royer, Caramanis & McDonough PLC
Celia Castleman, Executive Director | Amazon Aid Foundation
Jim Cheng, Executive Advisor, New Richmond Ventures
Greg Graham, Proprietor, Edgehill Farm
Mark Hahn, Founder, Harvest Moon Catering
Deb McMahon, Founder, Scitent
Jason Ness, Business Development Manager, City of Charlottesville
Susan Payne, Founder, Blue Ridge Group
Michael Prichard, Founder, WillowTree Apps
Brendan Richardson, Cofounder, PsiKick
Hunter Smith, Founder, Champion Brewing Company
David Touve, Director, i.Lab
Emma Terry, Assistant to UVA’s Vice Provost for the Arts
Todd Wickersty, Cofounder, Storyware
Travis Wilburn, Founder, Stay Charlottesville



Roshni Gill, Admin & Accounting      |  roshni (at)
Derrick Wang, Marketing     |  derrick (at)
Charles Lu, Marketing      |  charlie (at)
Emily Laskoe, Marketing      |  laskoe (at)
Emily Tu, Student Outreach      |  emily (at)
Lillie Lyon, Student Outreach      |  lillie (at)
Margaret Turner, Student Outreach      |  maggie (at)
Briana Phan, Food      |  briana (at)
Virginia Chambers, Food      |  virginiachambers (at)
Sarah Vanlandingham, Art      |  sarah (at)
Kaleigh Watson, Hometown Summit    |    kaleigh (at)
Anna Powell, Hometown Summit    |   anna (at)
Hannah Dogru, Hometown Summit    |    hannah (at)
Neely Egan, Innovation    |    neely (at)
Antonia Freska, Innovation    |    antonia (at)

Fiduciary Board

Rick Beyer, founder, R.L. Beyer Custom Homes
J.E. “Chip” HardingAlbemarle County Sheriff
Blake Hurt, president, Capital Real Estate
Pete Caramanis, legal counsel
Paul Beckert, accountant, White, Beckert & Associates