The Young Professionals Council is a dynamic group of individuals united by a desire to increase the visibility, understanding and community support of The Doorways in the RVA community.
The group aims to increase visibility through fundraising and awareness events, including ‘Splatter that Matters’, A Paintball Tournament to Benefit The Doorways. All proceeds from Young Professionals Council events will be donated to The Doorways to support the cost to house guests during their stay. Committee members are also encouraged to act as leaders and ambassadors for The Doorways by providing volunteer and community outreach support and are integral points of contact for The Doorways Staff and Board of Directors.
To support The Doorways through acts of generosity, hospitality and compassion and to develop additional resource streams through innovative fundraising and awareness initiatives.
The Young Professionals Council strives to make The Doorways a leading presence in Richmond, synonymous with hospitality and compassion during times of medical crisis.
President – Casey Coleman, Henrico County Commonwealth’s Attorney
Vice President – Benjamin Vokes, Commonwealth Lighting of Virginia
Secretary/Membership Chair – Jennifer Poma, UDig
Social Chair – Rebecca Holloway, VCU Health System
PR/Social Media Co-Chairs – Jessica Wells, project:HOMES & Audry Dubon, YMCA of Greater Richmond
|Alex||Foley||Owens & Minor|
|Annie||Fruhwald||The Doorways Staff|
|Christian||Law||University of Richmond Student|
|Cristelle||Brown||VCU Office of Continuing & Professional Education|
|J.C.||Poma||Richmond Region Tourism|
|Jennifer||Miller||Sheltering Arms Rehabilitation Center|
|Jessica||Woodard||RSM US LLP|
|Juliana||Thomas||Richmond Region Tourism|
|Lara||D’Antonio||Virginia Community Healthcare Association|
|Matt||Riley||Meadows Urquhart Acree & Cook|
|Matt||Williams||Acima Private Wealth|
|Patrick||Kennedy||Clover Hill High School|
|Regan||Gifford||The Doorways Staff|
|Sarah||Stack||The Doorways Staff|
|Taylor||Paul||Virginia Tourism Corporation|
|Thomas||Perry||Wells Fargo Advisors|
|Trevor||Adams||BB&T Scott & Stringfellow|
How to Get Involved?
To join or to recommend a friend for membership, please complete our Young Professionals Council registration form below. You will receive e-mails about volunteer opportunities, special events and updates about The Doorways and the Young Professionals Council. If you have questions, please contact Annie Fruhwald at [email protected] or visit www.thedoorways.org
Note: Prospective members who cannot commit to joining an event committee and a yearlong commitment can become a ‘Friend’ of the Young Professionals Council by filling out the application and having their name added to the mailing list to receive information on meetings and events.