SaintsConnect RVA (Saints Networking Group)


SaintsConnect RVA
formerly The Saints Networking Group, provides an opportunity for local alumnae/i and parents of both schools to connect and network with peers and to hear from community leaders in Richmond. The group is dedicated to fostering friendships, building community, and the sharing of ideas and experiences across multiple industries, business and local initiatives.

Membership in Saints Connect RVA is free, but pre-registration is required so that we can plan accordingly. Register today by clicking here.

Guests of Saints alumnae and Saints parents are welcome to join us. Guest tickets are $10.00 per session.

For more information, contact our Saints Connect RVA Ambassadors:

St. Catherine’s:

St. Christopher’s:

You may also contact the Alumnae and Development Office at 804.281.7141 or at lbirdsey@st.catherines.org.


Event Schedule

Event Schedule 2018-2019

November  15, 2018, 6-8 p.m.
An evening at the ICA with Interim Director Joe Seipel
601 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220
Join us for light refreshments at the newly opened VCU Institute of Contemporary Art and hear from the interim director Joe Seipel for remarks and a Q&A. All ICA galleries will be open.


February 7, 2018, 6-7:30 pm
939 Myers Street, Richmond, VA
Come and network with fellow Saints alumnae/i and parents at RVA’s boutique bowling alley. River City Roll’s owners alumnus, Rob Long ’06, and St. Chris parent, Ben Eubanks, will also be on hand to share with us information about the ever-changing landscape of Scott’s Addition.


Apr. 24, 2019, 6-7:30 p.m.
Saints Give Back
Location TBD
Service is at the core of St. Catherine's and St. Christopher’s communities, and we’re proud that our graduates continue to stay involved in their local communities throughout their lives. Come and learn about some of the Richmond-area volunteer organizations in which our Saints alumnae/i actively participate. Are you interested in sharing your service organization’s story with us at this event? Contact Laura Birdsey for more details.
 
 

Past Speakers

Mason Antrim '01, CFO and COO, Collared Greens, Inc.

Scott Blackwell,
Senior Vice President and Chief Culture Officer, Health Diagnostics Laboratory (HDL)

David Blanchard '96, 
Founder and President, BeneFinder.com

William T. Bolling, Lieutenant Governor, Commonwealth of Virginia 

Al Broaddus, Former Chairman, Federal Reserve Bank 

Walter Bundy '86, Head Chef, Shagbark

Ruthie Burke '00
, Associate Director, The Cameron K. Gallagher Memorial Foundation

Marco De Leon '08, COO, Rip Van Wafels

Charlie S. Luck '79, President and CEO, Luck Companies

Courtney Page Ferrell '92, Founding Partner, (life): Choreographed Inspiration for Business Leaders

Wilson Flohr, CEO, Richmond 2015 Inc.

Dr. Lisa Freiman, Director, VCU Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)

Grace and David Gallagher
, President & Executive Director, The Cameron K. Gallagher Memorial Foundation

William H. Goodwin, Jr., Retired Chairman and President, CCA Industries

Austin Harris '00, CFO, Health Warrior

Jane Helfrich, CEO, Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity

Jon Lugbill, Executive Director, Sportsbackers

Barry Matherly,
CEO of the Greater Richmond Partnership

Matt Mattox '98
, Group Planning Director, The Martin Agency

Senator A. Donald McEachin, '79

Lucy Meade '79, Venture Richmond

Bonnie Tuggle Miller '72, Brown/Miller Consulting Group 

The Rev. John E. Miller

Tim Miller '88, COO, Richmond 2015 Inc.

Freddy Moore, President and CEO, Big River

William Nicoll '03, Licensed Professional Counselor

Chrystal Neal
, Director of Creativity & Innovation, Greater Richmond Chamber 

Matthew Philips '97, Associate Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek

Stephanie Phillips, the Richmond Chamber of Commerce

Sam Proctor ’83, CEO, Froehling & Robertson 
 
Michael Rao, Ph.D., President, Virgina Commonwealth University
 
Jeff E. Schapiro, Politics Columnist, The Richmond Times-Dispatch

Linda Schreiner, SVP Commercial Excellence, Marketing and Design, HR, Communications, MeadWestvaco Foundation

Gib Brockenbrough Staunton '81, Founder, Staunton Career Advisors
 
Birck Turnbull '83, SVP, Cushman & Wakefield-Thalhimer 

Heather Turton, Media Buyer, Neathawk, Dubuque & Packett

Jim Ukrop, Former CEO, Ukrops Grocery 

Katie and Ted Ukrop '83, Owners, Quirk Hotel and Gallery

Julia Warren '14, Founder and Executive Director, Celebrate!RVA

Taylor Williams '96, Principal, Spy Rock Real Estate Group