MJH Foundation Board of Directors
Special thanks to the community leaders who generously share their time and expertise to help Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital improve health every day for every member of our community.
Martha Jefferson Hospital Foundation Board of Directors
- Meg Holden, Chair
- Erik S. Greenbaum, Vice Chair
- Kimberly Skelly, President
- Deb Thexton, Treasurer
- Lisa Parks, Secretary
- Earl Barnes II, Assistant Secretary
- Jim Boyer, M.D.
- Peter Buchanan
- Rita Bunch
- Betsy Greene
- Richard Howard-Smith
- Janemarie King
- Will Knight, MD
- Katy Kreienbaum
- Lindsay Marshall
- Jennifer McGlothlin
- Jim Miller
- Liza Sackson
- Beth Solak
- Charlie Stamm
- John Steele
- Gordon Sutton
- Nancy Terry
- Blair Williamson
Meet Our Board of Directors
Meg Holden, Chair
A former publisher and business entrepreneur, Meg now devotes her time and energy to helping the community with a focus on non-profit organizations such as the Episcopal Church, the Downtown Crozet Initiative, Contemporary Club of Albemarle, and the US Pony Club.
Erik Greenbaum, Vice Chair
A Registered Pharmacist, Erik spent most of his professional career with Merck and Co., Inc. in various positions including sales/marketing management, and clinical research and development after obtaining his M.B.A. from William and Mary. Upon his retirement from Merck, Erik assumed the role of Managing Partner of Truett Real Estate Investments, LLC and ECT Properties, LLC where he is responsible for all aspects of the real estate business including property management, residential/commercial development, land management, solar and timber operations.
Kimberly Skelly, President
Kimberly is the President and Executive Director of the Martha Jefferson Hospital Foundation, a position she has held since December 2019. In this role, she leads community engagement, fundraising, community benefit, and volunteer services. She has served in past executive roles at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Montpelier Foundation, the Focused Ultrasound Foundation, and the UVA Darden School of Business. Her areas of expertise include strategic planning, financial management, fundraising and communications. Kimberly also serves on the board of the Charlottesville Free Clinic and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville.
Deb Thexton, Treasurer
Deb is Director, Finance for Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital and Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. She is Treasurer of the Martha Jefferson Hospital Foundation.
Lisa Parks, Secretary
Lisa has worked for Martha Jefferson Hospital a total of 33 years. Her first 28 were spent in Human Resources where she managed the compensation & benefits programs for 1800 employees. Lisa spent 5 years as Assistant Director of Human Resources at the Thomas Jefferson Foundation prior to returning to SMJH as Team Coordinator of Foundation Operations in 2018. She is Secretary of the Martha Jefferson Hospital Foundation.
Earl J. Barnes II, Assistant Secretary
Earl is Senior Corporate Vice President and Chief Legal Services with Sentara Health.
Jim Boyer, MD
Jim is a Hematologist Oncology physician at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hematology and Medical Oncology Associates and has been practicing medicine for over 23 years. He is highly rated in 31 conditions with top areas of expertise in Familial Colorectal Cancer, Thrombocytopenia, Inflammatory Breast Cancer, and Breast Cancer.
Peter served as Senior Product Manager with Colgate Palmolive Company in New York and Assistant General Manager of Colgate Palmolive Venezuela. Peter went on to pursue a career in higher education, later becoming Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations at Columbia University. He also served as the President of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, a Washington, D.C.-based, non-profit association that works to train and educate fundraising and public affairs professionals at colleges, universities, and independent schools worldwide. Peter's experience in fundraising led to his election to the Board of Trustees of the WCBR Foundation, the fundraising arm of the community. Prior to his retirement, Peter’s last position was that of an independent consultant in higher education with the firm of Washburn & McGoldrick, Inc.
Before joining Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital as President, Rita held the position of vice president, operations at Sentara RMH Medical Center in Harrisonburg, VA. In this role, Rita co-chaired the COVID operations task force for Sentara RMH, organized and led numerous community COVID vaccine clinics, and partnered with Sentara Medical Group to recruit and rebuild the orthopedic service line in Harrisonburg, to name a few of her most recent accomplishments. She was the interim president and vice president of operations for Sentara CarePlex Hospital in Hampton Roads, VA, from 2016 to 2018 and went to an executive leadership role in Tennessee before returning to Sentara in June 2020.
Richard is a tax and business attorney with Flora Pettit in Charlottesville where he concentrates his practice in estate planning and administration, including tax-motivated and other sophisticated planning, business entity planning, formation and restructuring, and various business matters. His practice also includes expertise in business acquisitions, sales and mergers, charitable giving, tax-exempt organizations, and general business work.
Betsy taught high school biology and middle school science for over 20 years, retiring in 1995. She was a volunteer at INOVA Fairfax Hospital for 23 years and served on their Auxiliary Board. For the past ten years she has been an active member of The Women’s Committee of Martha Jefferson Hospital. Since 2013, Betsy and husband Jim have been residents of Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge.
With a background in finance, working both nationally and internationally, Janemarie is a long-time member of the Martha Jefferson Hospital Foundation. She and her husband Don were Charter Parents of the Chicago City Day School from its beginning and continue to be involved in its progress as well as supporting scholarships for nurses and the children of Marine Corp and Navy Corpsmen veterans.
Will Knight, MD
Will is a hospitalist physician at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital, on staff since 2010. He completed undergraduate studies at Princeton University, medical school at University of Florida, and internal medicine residency at University of Virginia. He also currently serves as chair of the board for the Charlottesville Free Clinic.
Katy is the Coordinator of the Caregiver Center at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital. Originally from Norfolk, she received her undergraduate and master’s in counseling degrees from UVA and has lived in Charlottesville since 1998. Katy has volunteered with The Women’s Committee of the Martha Jefferson Hospital Foundation since 2008. She served as Chair of Martha’s Market, then The Women’s Committee, and ultimately as Chair of the Martha Jefferson Foundation Board. During a term on the Foundation Board, the Hospital named the Caregiver Center a philanthropic priority, which led to the opportunity at the Hospital for Katy to join the effort and help build the program.
Lindsay was a Physical Therapist, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, worked clinically at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and then as adjunct faculty at the University of Maryland School of Physical Therapy. Lindsay is also a grateful patient of SMJH and established an endowment, the Marshall Make A Difference Fund, to assist in recognizing Respiratory Therapists who were previously not recognized, and helps enhance the continuing education for SMJH Respiratory Therapists.
Jim has served in the financial services industry for over 20 years and established the Miller Financial Group in 2010. Prior to that, he played professional basketball and then coached at the collegiate level immediately after graduating from the University of Virginia. Jim is the founder and current committee chair for the ever-popular annual Jimmy Miller Bracket Breakfast event. Jim also currently serves as the radio analyst for the Virginia Men's Basketball Team.
Jennifer is President of JCM Medical Inc., a distributor for several medical product lines in the state of Virginia. After moving to Charlottesville in 2005, she joined The Women’s Committee and currently serves as chair. The Women's Committee of Martha Jefferson Hospital has raised more than $6 million to fight breast cancer through beloved community events, including Martha's Market and In The Pink Tennis & Pickleball.
After residing in New York City for 16 years and working in interior design, Liza and her family returned to Charlottesville in 2003 where her parents had relocated in 1982. Currently, she is the Virginia President of the National Society of Colonial Dames of America where she served as the VA representative to the Associate Trustee of the Friends of Sulgrave Manor from 2018-21, and as a Historical Properties liaison to the Board of the Blue Ridge Committee. In addition to the Foundation Board, Liza is involved with the First Presbyterian Church, Hospice of the Piedmont, the Women’s Committee of Martha Jefferson Hospital and Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA. She and her family enjoy living on a horse farm in rural Virginia that has been in her family since it’s construction in 1921.
With a background in psychology, Beth worked for many years at the New York Presbyterian Westchester Behavioral Health Center, focusing on patient research and behavior therapy intervention with patients identified as having schizophrenia or dual diagnosis. After many years at home with her children, she then served as the Co-Executive Director of the Virginia Discovery Museum for 6 years. Beth is currently employed as a short-term rental property manager while running her own fitness business. Beth also supports the Women’s Committee of Martha Jefferson Hospital as its vice chair and co-chair of the 2023 Martha’s Market.
Prior to his retirement, Charlie worked as a partner with Deloitte and Touche LLP; a worldwide audit, financial advisory, risk management, and tax services consulting firm.
With over 25 years of operational and COO experience in Fortune 500 companies, early phase start-ups, IPOs and several billion in acquisitions, John has worked in various industries including Biotech, MRO, software, consumer products, automotive, office products, industrial, internet, construction materials, utilities, and private equity. John is currently managing director of the Ethos Growth & Strategy Practice and is also on the board of the Paramount Theater.
Gordon is President of a second-generation family-owned business, Tiger Fuel. Versatile, entrepreneurial, and passionate about people and growth, Gordon manages a well-diversified portfolio of business units, including fuel distribution, gourmet-to-go convenience stores, state-of-the-art car washes, wholesale fuel operations, solar epc, and a robust package of real estate developments. Former fly-fishing guide in Wyoming and currently serving as a Big in Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Blue Ridge, Gordon is dedicated to giving back to the communities that we serve.
After graduating from college, Nancy worked for Albemarle County Department of Social Services for 13+ years. Being a Charlottesville native, she then became a realtor and is now a referral realtor with Howard Hanna Roy Wheeler Realty. She volunteers with the Piedmont Master Gardeners, N.E.S.T. (Network for Endangered Sea Turtles) at the Outer Banks of North Carolina and is a member of the Albemarle Garden Club. Nancy is also a flutist and occasionally performs at churches in the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
A licensed architect in Virginia, Blair currently serves as President of S.L. Williamson Company, Inc., a third-generation asphalt paving and road construction company based in Charlottesville and founded in 1949. Blair is also managing director of RoadStone Productions, LLC and co-owner of Magpie Knits, a full-service yarn, needlepoint, and monogramming store, located in Downtown Charlottesville.
If you have questions or comments, please call (434-654-8258) or email the Foundation office at email@example.com.
Correspondence should be addressed to:
Martha Jefferson Hospital Foundation
500 Martha Jefferson Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22911
400 Martha Jefferson Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22911
We look forward to hearing from you!
Meet Our Staff
Executive Director, (434) 654-8068
Director of Development, (434) 654-8352
Foundation Data Specialist, (434) 654-7596
Director of Leadership Giving, (434) 654-5578
Team Coordinator, (434) 654-8173
Foundation Events Specialist, (434) 654-8359