Richmond Home

Support Spider Businesses

We are proud to feature our alumni and their businesses below. Please see the websites below to contact the alumni directly for services. Our entrepreneurs are grouped alphabetically by industry, then by graduation year. Thank you for supporting our Spiders!

Accounting

Kim VanHuss, B'83, Kimble CPAs, Richmond, VA

Paul Short, B’84, CPA, Newport News, VA

Donna Pickering Shomo, '93, Clarity Accounting, Ashburn, VA 

Consulting

Kevin Burns, B’81, Coastal Bridge Advisors, Westport, CT 

Angela Inzerillo, B’90, Impact Business Solutions LLC.

Michael Doran, B’91, NuGrowthStrategic Insurance Software, Columbus, OH 

Matt Aprahamian, B'92, Brad Cummings, B'92, Monument Consulting, Richmond, VA

Joseph M. Basile II, ’94, SpectrumCareers, Vienna, VA

Summer Gathercole, '97, SHG Advisors, Denver, CO

Marissa Klein, ‘99, Choice Personnel Inc., New York, NY

Ryann Lofchie Wayne, GB’07, The Frontier Project, Richmond, VA

Education

John Failla, ’15, Trilogy Mentors, Richmond, VA 

Mike Dombrowski, ’18, Unofficial University of Richmond Scheduler, Richmond, VA

Entertainment

David Slenk, ’08, Freestyle Vinyl, Chicago, IL

Ben Eubanks, GB'13, River City Roll, Richmond, VA

Matthew Gizzi, ‘13, Marquette Studios, Chicago, IL

Entrepreneurship

Jeff Wraley, GB’15, UnboundRVA, Richmond, VA

Colleen Pratt, '07, The Crew Consultants, Chicago, IL

Fashion/Clothing and Products

Elizabeth Reddick, B'85, Charming Jewelry Collections, Greenville, SC

Susan Kier, B'90, Carter + Jane, Falls Church, VA

Tracie Taveggia Brown, B'92, Alex & Asher, Boca Raton, FL

Tricia Gustin, GB'95, Gustin Creative, Richmond, VA

Adam Tesser, ’96, Deltess Corp

Jason Mizrahi, ’97, Original Products Company, Bronx, NY

Chris Putrimas ’99, Couverture, Carson, CA

Devin Weisleder, ’02, Modern Nursery, Richmond, VA 

Dan Cosgrove, ’11, Fielder’s Derby, Cincinatti, OH

Fabiana Ayala, ’17, TodoSuma, Cochabamba, Colombia

 

 
Finance

Jeffrey Moore, GB’88, Matrix Capital Markets Group, RTK Family Capital, Richmond, VA

Walter Stackler, B’88, Shelter Rock Capital Advisors, New York, NY

Jim Kane, B'90, GreensLedge, New York, NY

Rob Allen, '94, GB'03, Capstone Financial Partners, Glen Allen, VA

James Shannon, GB’00, Tone Capital, LLC, Richmond, VA

Daniel Haverkos, '01, AFS 401k Retirement Services, Bethesda, MD

Troy Springer, '18, Rendesvous Investing, Richmond, VA

Food and Beverage

Robin Miller Garrison, B’90, Popsations Popcorn Company, Timonium, MD

Brent Allen, '98, Chick-Fil-A at Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA

Steve Estepp, ‘98, Estepp Energy, Lexington, KY

Kim Baker, ’99, GB’08, Kim Baker Foods, Richmond, VA

Vincent Riggi, ’07, Belle Isle Craft Spirits, Richmond, VA

Sean Thomas Pumphrey, ’08, Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery, Richmond, VA

Calvin Virgilo, ’10, The Granola Factory, Bethlehem, PA

Adam Serafim, ’15, La Bella Vita Bakery, Ashland, VA

Insurance

Pete, B'85, & Cindy English B’86, Mature Market Insurance Group, LLC, Sanford, FL

Drew Grifo, '02, Commonwealth Capital Brokerage, LLC, Cynwyd, PA

Dan Kane, ’04, Kane Insurance Group, LLC, King of Prussia, PA

Law

Terri Atkins Wilson, B’82, L’85, Terri Atkins Wilson Law, Farmville, VA

Donna M.D. Thomas, B'85, Astrachan Gunst Thomas, P.C., Baltimore, MD

Literature

Marissa Klein, '99, The Dream Big Academy, Hoboken, NJ

Marketing

John Leahy, B’79, Target Marketing Group, Owings Mills, MD

Lynne Darlington, B’87, Lynne Darlington Voiceover and On Camera Actor/Talent, New York, NY

Angelo Frisina, '06, Sunlight Media LLC, Los Angeles, CA

Max Prokell, '10, Venta Marketing, Columbia, MO

Andrew Vassallo, ’10, Dillon Vassallo, ’12, BizGifter, Boston, MA


Medical

Bland Hudson Jones, B’71, QSUM Biopsy Disposables LLC, Baxter, MN

Kristian C. Dietz, DDS, '04, Bright Ridge Dental, Bentonville, AR 

Greg O’Brien, B'81, Medicare Caddy, LLC, Atlanta, GA

Nonprofit

Tamara Smith, GB'92, RVA Environmental Film Festival, Richmond, VA

Lauren Zelek, ’13, Use Your Difference Media, Denver, CO

Pete Ghiorse, '16, Peter Tight, ’16, GiveTide

Heidi Drauschak, GB’18, CrowdLobby, Richmond, VA

Real Estate/Home Improvement

Stephen T Murphy, B’76, Add A Deck, Inc., Richmond, VA

Patricia A. Bryant, B'80, Concierge Home Solutions, Richmond, VA 

Jeff Bruce, B’84, West End Shower Glass, Richmond, VA

Rosanna Trivilino, B’87, RosannaRobin Atelier, New York, NY

Mark J. Hourigan, GB’87, Hourigan Construction, Richmond, VA

Gwynne McCue, '97, Gwynne McCue Interiors, New York, NY

Daniel Cooper, GB’97, Top Gun Building Services, Richmond, VA

Alice Scott, GB'09, The Scott Team with Long & Foster, Richmond, VA

Ralph Reahard, '11, Real Property Management, Richmond, VA

Annie L. Malo, GB'13, Nolan Properties, Richmond, VA

Jason M. Repak, GB’12, Hudson Custom Homebuilders, Hudson Auto, Myrtle Beach, SC

Jordan Hutchins, GB’12, Spruce Construction, Redbud RVA, Richmond, VA

Sean Livesy, GB'17, Brains and Brawn, Richmond, VA

Sports

Donna Barr, B’88, Tri Sport Junction, Sykesville, MD

GeNienne Samuels, '97, Sideline Prep, Bowie, MD

Ralph Reahard, GB’11, Golf Scorekeeper, Tampa, FL

Curt Nichols, '13, Glade Optics

Technology

Zack Nagelberg, '10, Derivative Path, Walnut Creek, CA

Michael Dongieux, GB’11, MCIM Fulcrum Collaborations, Glen Allen, VA

BJ Scott, '13, Charlett Stevenson, '16, Hat Factory Design Lab, Richmond, VA

Jeff Weinert, ’17, Will Klingner, ’17, Keybodo, Richmond, VA

Virginia Myers, ’18, Rove, Richmond, VA

Transportation

Katie Hamann, ’94, Door to Door Solutions, Senior Relocation Specialists, Richmond, VA

Katie Gilstrap, GB’05, Lift Caregiving, Richmond, VA 

Travel

Casey Halloran, '97, NAMU Travel, Costa Rica

Alex Perdikis, ’97, InRide

Domenico Scola, '99, Tram Tracks, Rome, Italy

Jay Ternavan, '00, JayWay Travel, New Rochelle, NY 

David Sylvia, ‘08, Crusoe World, Marina del Rey, CA

Weddings and Events

Kelly Thomas Ewell, ’98, 48 Fields Farm, Leesburg, VA

Support Our Spider Entrepreneurs