Fredericksburg Regional Chamber Announces 2023 New Board of Directors Chairman and Board Members
The Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2023 Chairman of the Board, Kevin Dillard. Kevin Dillard is President, CEO and Founding Partner of LifeCare Medical Transports, Inc. In this role Kevin oversees the daily operations, sets yearly goals and objectives, and builds relationships in the community with both individuals and businesses. Along with board subcommittees, Kevin has served on the Chamber’s Legislative Affairs Committee and Regional Transportation Action Committee. He is a 2016 Leadership Fredericksburg graduate and LifeCare Medical Transports serves as an annual Gold sponsor for the Chamber’s signature program.
The Chamber would also like to recognize our new Board Members for 2023, Dr. Janet Gullickson and Ryan VanderWijst. Dr. Gullickson is the first woman President of Germanna Community College. Prior to coming to Germanna Dr. Gullickson worked with the Colorado Department of Higher Education and Community College System, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and Community Colleges of Spokane.
Ryan VanderWijst is CFO for SimVentions an engineering services defense contractor headquartered in Stafford, VA. Ryan oversees the SimV Finance, Program Control, and Contracts departments, ensuring sound financial performance while providing strategic analysis for growth and innovation. Prior to his current role Ryan worked for 20 years as a software engineer, systems engineer, and program manager at SimVentions and General Dynamics. Spanning his time at both companies Ryan has supported and led complex projects to develop Surface Electronic Warfare (EW) systems for the US Navy.
The Chamber and Board of Directors welcomes Janet Gullickson and Ryan VanderWijst as the newest member of the board.
Kevin Dillard- Chairman of the Board
Ryan VanderWijst- Director
Janet Gullickson- Director
Kevin Dillard –Chair LifeCare Medical Transports
Michelle Caldwell Thompson – Vice Chair CTI Real Estate
Eric Fletcher – Immediate Past Chair Mary Washington Healthcare
Shawn Sloan – Treasurer The Media Partners
Susan Garnett Spears – President & CEO Fredericksburg Regional Chamber
Brian Baker University of Mary Washington Center for Economic Development
Raymond Bell, Jr. Mount Hope Academy and Church
Janel Donohue Rappahannock United Way
Joel Griffin Riphean Investments & Gwyneth’s Gift Foundation
Janet Gullickson Germanna Community College
John Hewa Rappahannock Electric Cooperative
Stacy Horne Horne Real Estate Investments
Martha Hutzel Central Rappahannock Regional Library
Stephen Kingsley BB&T, Now Truist
Tyrone Logan Obsidian Solutions Group
Ginni Mastin Matern Staffing
Linda Rivera Hilldrup Moving & Storage
Bill Vakos Vakos Companies
Ryan VanderWist SimVentions
Lisa Williams Topside Federal Credit Union
Margaret Hardy Sands Anderson PC