Leadership Network

Warren Whitney Leadership Network

Our Leadership Network is one of Richmond’s premier networking events, which Warren Whitney created and has hosted for nearly 30 years. Designed as a way to thank our clients and referral sources, it provides a networking environment for business owners and executives who share similar challenges and experiences to connect.

We host Leadership Network three times per year and it continues to provide thought-provoking and engaging speakers for current, former, and prospective clients, as well as other friends of the firm.

Previous Leadership Network featured speakers include:

Barry Matherly
President & CEO, Greater Richmond Partnership

Peter McCourt
President & CEO, Cristo Rey Richmond High School

Bryan Bostic
Executive Director, Startup Virginia

Bill Street
CEO, The James River Association

Nathan Burrell
Superintendent, James River Park

Marco Ireland
CoStar Group, Inc.

Chris Johnson
Principal, The Monument Companies

Bob Mooney
Co-Founder & Managing Director, New Richmond Ventures

Dr. Ronald Crutcher
President, University of Richmond

Dr. Patricia West
Head of School, Northstar Academy

John Martin
Southeastern Institute of Research

Lisa Freiman
Director, VCU’s Institute for Contemporary Art

Mary Dowsell
Senior Vice President, Dominion Retail & Alternative Energy Solutions

Joanna Ciulla
Jepson School of Leadership, University of Richmond

Jim Harenchar
Senior Vice President, Allant Group

Chris Shumaker
CMO, Publicis USA

Mark Olinger
Director, City of Richmond Department of Planning and Review

Charles “Charlie” S. Luck IV
President & CEO, Luck Stone Corporation

John Chapman
Retired U.S. Army officer; Author; Speaker

William Martin
Director, Valentine Richmond History Center

Charles Layman
President & CEO, Goodwill Industries of Central Virginia

Mr. Kim Scheeler
President & CEO, Greater Richmond Chamber

Jack Berry
Director, Venture Richmond

John Luke
Chairman & CEO, MeadWestvaco

Dr. Michael Rao
President, VCU

John Bryan
President, CultureWorks

Anne Goddard
The Christian Children’s Fund (Now ChildFund International)

Fred Moore
Big River Advertising

Sp. Agt. Patrick Brown
IRS Criminal Investigation  

Sara Dunnigan
Greater Richmond Partnership   

Ed Ayers
University of Richmond

Rick Boyko
VCU’s Ad Center

Caroline Hipple
Storehouse Furniture

John Moeser
Professor of Urban Planning, VCU & UR

Craig Smith
Owens & Minor

Tom Silvestri
Publisher, Richmond Times-Dispatch

Tom Gallagher
BBB of Richmond

Bob Skunda
Virginia BioTechnology Research Park

Sherrie Brach
United Way

Wilson Flohr
Richmond Region 2007

Kim Farlow
Philip Morris

Don Lecky
President, Westminster Canterbury

William Porch & Reed Henderson
Communities in Schools of Richmond

Jon Lugbill & Bobby Ukrop
Sports Backers

Col. Andre Parker
Richmond Police Chief

Ms. Ting Xu
President, Evergreen Enterprises

Bob Mooney
GRCC

Matt Thornhill
Audience First

Gary Weiner
Saxon Shoes

Brad Armstrong
The Martin Agency

Jim Hricik
Vice President, Tridium

Jack Berry
Richmond Renaissance

Dr. William Cooper
President, University of Richmond

Terry Crum
Technology Consultant

Andy Stefanovich
CEO & Creative Director, Opus Event Marketing

Tom Allen
East Coast Oil Corporation; Regional Transportation Advocacy Board

Harry Jacobs
The Martin Agency

Hugh Gouldthorpe Jr.
Owens & Minor

Dr. John Rosenblum
Jepson School of Leadership, University of Richmond

Robert Grey & Jim Dunn
LeClairRyan; Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce

Ellen Walk
University of Richmond’s E. Claiborne Robins School of Business

Jim Ukrop
Ukrop’s Super Markets

Donald Horst
Motorola

Judith Fox
Judith Fox Companies, Inc.

Senator Walter Stosch
Virginia Senate

Greg Wingfield
Greater Richmond Partnership

Wallace Stettinius
Cadmus Communications Corporation

John Watkins
Virginia House of Delegates; Watkins Nurseries, Inc.

Johnson Kanady
Thompson & McMullan

David Nagle
Partner, LeClairRyan

Malcolm McDonald
President & COO, Signet Bank

Hugh Stallard
President, C&P of Virginia

William Zierden
Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Circuit City

Randolph McElroy
President, NationsBank of Virginia

Don Colbert
President, S&K Famous Brands

William Berry
Chairman of the Board, Dominion Resources

Norwood Davis
Chairman & CEO, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Virginia

Robert Norfleet
President – Capital Region, Crestar Bank