Ronald McDonald House of Charlottesville Board Members
Andrew L. Fraser, President
Andrew L. Fraser is a Director with Northrop Grumman. He leads a team that manages a portfolio of customer programs including US and International Navies and Coast Guards and is responsible for the full cycle from new business acquisition to program execution and contract close-out. Products consist of maritime navigation equipment and related systems. Andrew has over 30 years of industry experience.
Andrew earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Bridgeport, a Master in Business Administration from James Madison University and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University. Andrew has two grown daughters, Charlotte and Courtney, and a wife, Beth, and resides in the Charlottesville area.
Rick Hendricks, Vice President
Matt Williams, Secretary
Matt Williams joined the Board in Spring of 2015. Matt has extensive engineering experience and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Virginia and a certified Project Management Professional. His work experience encompasses shipbuilding, electronic systems, and supply chain management and he is currently employed at Northrop Grumman as a Program Manager. Matt’s own family stayed at the RMH in Norfolk, VA in CY2002, so he and his wife are long-time supporters of RMH’s mission. Matt serves on the Operations and Advancement committees and is currently engaged in assessing energy efficient improvements at the House.
Ginger Slavic Jones, Treasurer
A lifelong resident of Albemarle County, Ginger is a Licensed Real Estate Agent with Long and Foster Realtors. She has been working hard for Buyers and Sellers in the Charlottesville Area for 35 years. Ginger is also committed to give back to our community by serving on various Boards of Directors including the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charlottesville. Presently serving as Board President.
David C. Black
A. Price Boxley, IV, Vice President
Sharon Gregory is an award winning broadcast journalist who began her career in 1989. Her first job in the TV industry started with a position as camera operator and master control operator for a local news station in Southeast Texas where she grew up. After about a year and half, Sharon landed her first on air reporting gig in the same area. Since then, she worked in the Texas Panhandle, Southwest Florida, and now in Central Virginia. Sharon has two Florida Associated Press Awards for a special report on Stranger Danger. While in Florida, she traveled to Guatemala with plastic surgeons to document their work for Operation Rainbow giving children life saving operations to correct cleft palates.
Sharon moved to Charlottesville, Va in 2006, and picked up where she left off in Florida with volunteer work for March of Dimes. Now she feels truly blessed to be board member for Ronald McDonald House. She enjoys working out, hiking, and loves a good story from just about any quarter.
J. Gregory Webb, Esq.
Greg advocates for individuals and families facing challenges from auto- mobile and tractor trailer crashes, construction accidents, heavy equipment accidents, automobile defects, wrongful death, consumer product defects, and asbestos illnesses. After graduating from the University of Virginia in 1986 with a degree in economics, Greg entered the United States Army for four years on active duty with the 10th Mountain Division, (Light Infantry). Greg entered law school in 1992 and graduated from the University of Richmond School of Law in 1995, when he was admitted to the Virginia State Bar and Federal Courts in Virginia. Greg obtained one of the largest wrongful death verdicts in Virginia history when an Albemarle County jury returned a $5.4 million verdict in a tractor-trailer crash that took the life of a 16-year-old high school honor student. Greg has been admitted pro hac vice to cases being litigated and/or tried in New York and Florida.
Scott C. Waskey, CFP, CTP
Scott is Executive Vice President and Managing Director at Virginia National Bank in Charlottesville. He is a Certified Financial Planner professional and a Certified Treasury Professional, and leads the Private Banking and Treasury Management departments for the bank. He holds a B.A. degree from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from James Madison University. Scott lives in Albemarle County with his wife Barbara and their four children.
Jonathan E. Earnhardt
Jonathan is a Managing Director at the UVA Investment Management Company (UVIMCO), which invests the long term funds held by the University of Virginia and its related foundations. At UVIMCO, Jonathan shares responsibility for private equity investments and serves as a member of the Investment Committee. Prior to joining UVIMCO, Jonathan was a Partner with Harren Equity Partners, a middle market private equity firm in Charlottesville, and he also previously worked in investment banking at Merrill Lynch in New York. Jonathan received a B.S. in Commerce with Distinction from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia. Jonathan lives in Charlottesville with his wife Ande and their two children.
Richard A. Hendricks, Sr. Board Member Emeritus
Ronald McDonald House of Charlottesville Staff
Rita Ralston, Executive Director
Rita received a BA within the University Scholars program at the University of Virginia, with a major emphasis in American History and Religious Studies. Her post graduate studies at the University were in the areas of Accounting and Management. She has been a national consultant in medical practice management, but has worked for most of the past two decades in Finance, Operations, and Development in independent K-12 schools.
Morgan Layne-Hippert, House Manager
Morgan received her B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Human Services from Old Dominion University. Morgan’s passion for helping others has guided her career path to the nonprofit setting. When she’s not at work, Morgan enjoys spending time with her son and loves to be outside on the farm.
Dwight has been with the Ronald McDonald House since August 2010. Dwight enjoys spending time with his 2 sons. His hobbies include cars, music, and helping people.
Deidre Rohan, Weekend & Overnight House Manager
Sue Wells, Weekend Manager
Todd Cristian, Evening Manager
Chelsea Ashby, Weekend House Manager
Chelsea recently graduated with a Master of Public Health concentrating in Epidemiology from West Virginia University. Since moving back to the Charlottesville area, she has made an effort to become active in the community and travel in her spare time.
Charlsie Stratton, Weekend House Manager
Emily Fernandez, Weekend Evening Manager
Willow Earth, Thursday Evening House Manager
Beverly Trent, Housekeeper