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Alumni Advisory Board

Cory Nichols Cory J. Nichols, Chair

 Mid-Atlantic Area Manager &
 Senior Inspections Manager,
 Eagle Fire Inc.
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Caroline Danielson


Caroline A. Danielson, Vice Chair

 Lighting Manager,
 Ferguson, a Wolseley Company




Dale BaakeDale A. Baake

Financial Representative &
College Unit Director,
Northwestern Mutual Financial Network


Alisa BerryAlisa C. Berry

Student Success Specialist,
Northern VA Community College
Office of Student Success


Heather BrownHeather L. Brown, Treasurer

Systems Integration Advisor,
Dell Services   
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Cox smallKevin E. Cox

Porter Realty Company Inc.
Corfac International


Futrell Tonya Futrell



HughesDaniel Hughs

Senior Associate,
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Stephanie Roddenberry LewisStephanie R. Lewis

Community & Regional Assistant,
Bank Examiner,
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond


David Lydiard

David J. Lydiard, Sergeant at Arms

REMAX Action Real Estate


Kelly McAnallyKelly McAnally

Tournament Director,
IMG Golf



Joshua C. Rolfe

 Production Supervisor, Business Development
 NVR, Inc.
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Mike SchlegelMichael A. Schlegel

Business Development,









The CBE Alumni Advisory Board recognizes outstanding CBE alumni with two awards: 

  • The CBE Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes an alumnus who graduated from the College of Business and Economics more than ten years ago, has enjoyed significant career success, serves his/her local community, and contributes financially or with service to Longwood.
  • The CBE Rising Star Alumni Award is presented to a younger alumnus, someone who’s graduated within the past ten years, is on the path to career success, is involved in service to the community, and contributes financially or with service to Longwood. 

Past recipients include the following alumni:

CBE Distinguished Alumni Award
Brad Schwartz
Brent Boone
John Pastino
Kimberly Green
Gary Slack 

CBE Rising Star Alumni Award
Jody Sauls
Will Winston
Dustin Dwyer
Dale A. Baake
Blair H. Lockamy

If you know someone deserving of this recognition, please send us your nomination with either a completed CBE Distinguished Alumni or CBE Rising Star Alumni nomination form to cbe@longwood.edu. Please indicate "Alumni Award Nomination" in the subject line of your email.



Connect with Alumni Board members and fellow alumni here on Facebook and LinkedIn.

 Link to Alumni Facebook Group.

 Link to Alumni Linkedin Group.


Professional Mentor Program

The Alumni Advisory Board offers CBE juniors and seniors a professional mentoring program.

CBE juniors and seniors click here for information on how to request a mentor.

CBE Alumni click here and learn how you can give back by becoming a mentor.


AAB Mission

To assists the College in carrying out its Vision, Mission and Goals. The Board serves as a consultant for the continuous improvement of programs, curriculum, students, faculty and facilities.


AAB Goals

  • Assist in the recruitment process of students
  • Assist in the development of student internship opportunities and job placements for graduates
  • Serve as guest lecturers in classes
  • Conduct mock interviews on campus
  • Assist in the assessment of programs and activities
  • Provide input into the strategic planning process
  • Actively support fund-raising efforts of the College