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About Centra Foundation

Supporting excellent care close to home 

Our approach

Established in 1993, our mission is to develop and direct resources for the support of Centra Health. A not-for-profit system, Centra provides care to over 500,000 people at over 50 locations annually. Through the generosity of donors, we have provided more than $100 million in support of Centra programs.

Meet the Centra Foundation staff

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Join the Centra Foundation team! Now hiring: Director of Major Gifts 

We're looking for an experienced director of major gifts to join our dynamic team. This individual will be a highly visible frontline fundraiser and leader who will cultivate, solicit and steward major gift prospects, with a special emphasis on increasing support from grateful patients. This position is full-time and benefits eligible. 

Learn more about this opportunity to impact the health of central Virginia and strengthen community healthcare


Beth Doyle, CFRE   
Executive Vice President  
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Andrea Byers   
Development Program Manager   
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Heather Cassada   
Development Program Manager    
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Deborah Donnigan   
Executive Assistant    
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Allison Kughn Ebert, CFRE   
Director of Development   
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Anne Hoge   
Records Coordinator   
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Kelly Knight   
Director of Operations   
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Tammy Tripp   
Communications Officer   
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Foundation Charlie White
Board Member Testimonial
“I am honored to serve because the Centra Foundation plays a critical role in helping ensure that quality healthcare is available to everyone in our communities, regardless of their economic circumstances.”
— Charles White, Co-owner and Chairman, Pettyjohn, Wood & White, Inc.

Centra Foundation Board Members

The Centra Foundation board members are exemplary leaders in the communities we serve. They are passionate about healthcare and generously serve to help the people in our communities who rely on our system. 
Photo of Carolyn W. Jacques, M.ED, RNC

Carolyn W. Jacques, M.ED, RNC

Chair of the Board
Photo of George A. Hurt, MD

George A. Hurt, MD

Vice Chair of the Board
Photo of Amy F. Carrier

Amy F. Carrier

President & CEO
Photo of Doug Davenport

Doug Davenport

Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
Photo of Beth Doyle

Beth Doyle

Executive Vice President & Secretary
Photo of Traci Blido

Traci Blido

Board Member
Photo of Robert R. (Bob) Chapman III

Robert R. (Bob) Chapman III

Board Member
Photo of Robert Cook, MD

Robert Cook, MD

Board Member
Photo of Thomas J. Delaney, MD

Thomas J. Delaney, MD

Board Member
Photo of H.C. (Cap) Eschenroeder Jr, MD

H.C. (Cap) Eschenroeder Jr, MD

Board Member
Photo of Jenna Lloyd Fisher, DNP

Jenna Lloyd Fisher, DNP

Board Member
Photo of David W. Frantz, MD

David W. Frantz, MD

Board Member
Photo of Thomas W. Nygaard, MD

Thomas W. Nygaard, MD

Board Member
Photo of Cameron Patterson

Cameron Patterson

Board Member
Photo of Augustus A. Petticolas Jr., DDS

Augustus A. Petticolas Jr., DDS

Board Member
Photo of Verna R. Sellers, MD

Verna R. Sellers, MD

Board Member
Photo of John (Jack) Sorrells III

John (Jack) Sorrells III

Board Member
Photo of Pavan Thallapragada

Pavan Thallapragada

Board Member
Photo of William H. Van Dyke Jr., MD

William H. Van Dyke Jr., MD

Board Member
Photo of Charlie White

Charlie White

Board Member
Photo of Darryl Whitesell

Darryl Whitesell

Board Member
Photo of Sackett Wood

Sackett Wood

Board Member
Photo of George Zippel

George Zippel

Board Member