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)
Celia Castleman, Associate Director | celia (at)
Whitney Kenerly, Marketing Manager | whitney (at)
Alanna Fagan, Communications Manager | alanna (at)
Carolyn Zelikow, Hometown Summit Director | carolyn (at)
Thomas Hendricks, Art Manager | thomas (at)
Monica Patterson, Innovation Manager | monica (at)
Virginia Nelson, Partnerships | virginia (at)
Roger Dean Huffstetler, Operations | rogerdean (at)
Lisa Draine, Hometown Summit Coordinator | lisa (at)


Design & Content

Matt Pamer, Creative Director   |  Journey Group
Renee Shuey, Designer
Brian Brubaker, Designer  |  Tried & True
Tom Daly, Photographer    |  Tom Daly Photography
Brian Wimer, Videographer   | Amoeba Films


Advisory Board

Pete Caramanis, Cofounder, Royer, Caramanis & McDonough PLC
Jim Cheng, Executive Advisor, New Richmond Ventures
Greg Graham, Proprietor, Edgehill Farm
Mark Hahn, Founder, Harvest Moon Catering
Sharon Krueger, Director, Innovation Grants and Relationships at UVA School of Medicine
Deb McMahon, Founder, Scitent
Jason Ness, Business Development Manager, City of Charlottesville
Susan Payne, Founder, Payne Ross and Associates
Michael Prichard, Founder, WillowTree Apps
Brendan Richardson, Cofounder, PsiKick
Philippe Sommer, Founder, CvilleTrep
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



Michael Bloom, Admin & Accounting      |  michael (at)
Eliza Costas, Marketing     |  eliza (at)
Haley Greene, Marketing      |  haley (at)
Emily Laskoe, Marketing      |  laskoe (at)
Rosalie James, Student Outreach      |  rosalie (at)
Briana Phan, Food      |  briana (at)
Alexandra Rossi, Student Outreach      |  alex (at)
Sarah Vanlandingham, Art      |  sarah (at)
Betsy Sednaoui, Marketing     |  betsy (at)
Emily Tu, Student Outreach      |  emily (at)
Abigail Wall, Admin & Partnerships      |  abby (at)
Jean Wang, Marketing     |  jean (at)
Adam Jones, Hometown Summit    |    adam (at)
Anna Powell, Hometown Summit    |   anna (at)
Katie Mulhern, Hometown Summit    |    katie (at)
Jean Wang, Marketing    |    jean (at)
Ramya Ravichandran, Innovation    |    ramya (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