The Darden Leadership Society celebrates donors whose cumulative gifts total $100,000 or more.

Their generosity makes it possible for students, who may not otherwise have the opportunity, to attend college.

For more information about how you can become an Access donor, contact Suzanne Savage, Vice-President for Development, at ssavage@accesscollege.org. or at (757) 351-2809

Individual Supporters

Deceased †   |      Individual and Corporate Support ◦


Mrs. Kay Abiouness

Carolyn K. and Richard F. Barry

Aimee and Frank Batten, Jr.

Frank, Sr.† and Jane P. Batten

Mr. and Mrs. R. Bruce Bradley

The Estate of Margaret Bradshaw
Joan P and. Macon† F. Brock, Jr.

Mrs. Fay M. Chandler†

Joshua P., Jr.† and Elizabeth D. Darden

Lynne G.† and Paul J.† Farrell◦

David and Susan Goode

Mr. and Mrs. Steven D. Fredrickson

Ray Gregory and Georgette Constant

Peggy† and Conrad Hall

Mr. and Mrs. Paul O. Hirschbiel, Jr.

Mr. M. David Jester

Thomas G. Johnson, Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. Lemuel E. Lewis

Frances M.† and Harvey L. Lindsay, Jr.

Jeff and Cindy McWaters

George and Linda Metzger◦

Mr. Perry Morgan†

Mr. and Mrs. L. Allan Parrott, Jr.◦

Mr. and Mrs. Allen E. Perrel◦

Mr. and Mrs. J. Christopher Perry

Chuck† and Starr Plimpton

Mr. Sherman Lee Reece

Thomas E. Robinson◦

Tammy and Jack J. Ross

Mr. and Mrs. Louis Ryan

Ms. Bernice Schoenbaum and Ms. Lynn Schoenbaum

Audrey and John† Settle

Anne B.† and Conrad Shumadine

Ms. Dorothy B. Smith

James A. and Karen Jones Squires

Eleanor and Robert† M. Stanton◦

Lewis W. Webb, III

Susan S. and John O. Wynne

Mr. Gerald Yagen

Corporate and Foundation Supporters


Bank of America Charitable Foundation

BASF Corporation



Beazley Foundation, Inc.

Richard Bennett Trust

Birdsong Corporation

Brown Advisory Charitable Foundation (formerly Signature Family Wealth Advisors)

Charles Barker Automotive

Checkered Flag

Chesapeake Bay Wine Classic Foundation

Chorey & Associates Realty, Ltd.

C & M Industries

City of Norfolk

Community Action Coalition of Virginia

The Compton Family Foundation

Joshua P. and Elizabeth D. Darden Foundation

Dollar Tree

Dominion Enterprises

Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation

Dragas Management Corporation

Hampton Roads Community Foundation

Harry Bramhall Gilbert Charitable Trust

L. M. Sandler & Sons, Inc.

Landmark Foundation

Landmark Media Enterprises

Management Consulting, Inc. (Mancon)

Martin Fund at the Boston Foundation

Military Aviation Museum

Norfolk Southern Foundation

Obici Healthcare Foundation, Inc.

Perrel Management Company, Inc.

The Patricia and Douglas Perry Foundation

Portsmouth General Hospital Foundation

Portsmouth Schools Foundation


PRA Group, Inc.

Priority Auto Group


RST Development, LLC

Sandler Capital Management

S.L. Nusbaum Co.

Southern Auto Group

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

SunTrust Foundation


Truist Foundation

USA Funds

Verizon Foundation

Virginia Beach Billfish Foundation

Virginia College Savings Plan

Wells Fargo

The Windward Foundation