Congratulations to our newest Board members-elect. Thank you to all who participated in the election.
CHASE T. JORDAN ’15
San Diego, California
Chase Jordan is a vice president and management team member of Malk Partners, where he leads their private credit transaction advisory practice. He specializes in environmental, social and governance matters within healthcare, insurance and professional services. Prior to Malk, Chase worked as a strategy consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton, both in their Washington, D.C., and Dubai offices. While at William & Mary, Chase was a proud Student Assembly senator, member of Alpha Phi Omega and president of TEDx. As an alumnus, Chase has been engaging his fellow classmates first in D.C. and now in Southern California more broadly. He is a former chairperson of the Young Guard Council, is a class ambassador and volunteers as a member of the Finance and Investment committee of the W&M Alumni Association Board of Directors.
BARBARA MARCHBANK ’84, P ’15
After a short career teaching high school English, Barbara focused on raising a family and supporting her husband, Rob Marchbank ’82. Several relocations provided opportunities to become involved in various volunteer interests, consistently resulting in leadership positions in organizations with a focus on youth, music and faith, such as parent-teacher organizations, Young Life, symphony societies and the like. Much of this involvement included fundraising. Barbara also served William & Mary on the ’84 Class Gift Committee for the past three reunion years. She earned an M.A. in theology in 2016 and became registrar of The Augustine Institute in Denver, Colorado, retiring from the position in 2020. She currently serves on the Board of Regents for the Institute. A trained mezzo-soprano, she has sung in symphonic choruses for over 30 years, in Florida, Virginia, London, and Colorado, and is a current member of The Washington Chorus in Washington, D.C.
HAROLD G. MARTIN JR. ’79
Harold is a partner at Keiter, a certified public accounting firm located in Richmond, Virginia. He leads the valuation and forensic services practice and is a member of the Executive Committee. He was previously a director of financial advisory services for Coopers & Lybrand, a senior manager in management consulting services for Price Waterhouse and a direct loan officer at First & Merchants National Bank. He received his bachelor’s degree in English from W&M and an MBA from Virginia Commonwealth University. Harold is an adjunct faculty member for the W&M Raymond A. Mason School of Business and has taught forensic accounting in the Master of Accounting program for 16 years. He has been a guest lecturer for W&M’s MBA program and law school. He served as president and a member of the Board of Directors of the Richmond Chapter of the W&M Alumni Association, a member of the Class of 1979 20th and 25th Reunion Committees, and a member of the W&M Alumni Admissions Network.
GRACE A. MARTINI ’14
Grace Martini is a senior consultant in Deloitte’s government and public sector consulting practice and has served a variety of public sector clients in her five years at Deloitte. She enjoys leading diverse teams and focuses on delivering human capital solutions to clients with a focus on change management, human-centered design and user experience. Prior to joining Deloitte, Grace completed two years of Teach for America in Memphis, Tennessee, and taught in a classroom of 40 wonderful kindergartners. Grace graduated William & Mary in 2014 with a B.B.A. in finance and a B.A. in environmental science and policy. While at William & Mary, Grace was involved in many different facets of campus throughout her four years. She was a Sharpe Community Scholar, an active member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and the senior class president. Grace also participated as a student representative to the Board of Visitors, a President’s Aide, and a co-chair of the Senior Class Gift. Grace lives in Denver with her poodle, Olive Martini.
FRED PALMORE ’67, P ’02
Fred is a retired partner at Troutman Pepper LLP, an international law firm. He graduated from William & Mary with a B.A. in history in 1967 and a J.D. from the University of Richmond Law School in 1973. During the Vietnam War, he was an officer in the Navy. While practicing law, he was recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America in multiple categories for 20 years. He recently retired as an adjunct professor at the University of Richmond Law School. He has served on the planning committee for most of the five-year reunions of the Class of ’67, including the 50th Reunion. He also was a board member of the Fund for William & Mary and is a member of the Tribe Club. Fred is also a current member of the W&M Alumni Association Board. He is married to Pamela Goodrich Palmore ’68, M.A.Ed. ’74 and they have two children. Their son is a graduate of the Raymond A. Mason School of Business.
KIRSTEN SHIROMA QUACKENBUSH ’05
Kirsten is an attorney at Venable LLP, located in Washington, D.C. She is a member of the firm’s real estate finance group. In addition to her legal work, Kirsten has remained connected to William & Mary through various alumni endeavors. She served as the president of the W&M D.C. Metro Chapter Board from 2009 to 2013. In 2012, she was elected as Chapter Presidents Council vice chair and then its chair in 2013. Kirsten also participated as her 10-year Class Gift Committee co-chair. In 2016, she received the Douglas N. Morton ’62 Young Alumni Service Award. Kirsten served on the WMAA Board of Directors from 2017 to 2021, and ICARE Committee Chair from 2017 to 2019. She currently sits on the Asian Centennial Planning Committee to help celebrate and commemorate the 100th anniversary of the admission of the first Asian student to W&M, and she participates in the Asian-Pacific Islander-Middle Eastern/Southwest Asian (APIM) Alumni Leadership Circle.
CHRISTIA (CHRIS) V. REY J.D. ’10
Chris was born in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, but spent his formative years in Spring Lake, North Carolina. He attended East Carolina University on a full athletic scholarship, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration with a minor in information systems. He also holds a J.D. from William & Mary School of Law. As a student leader, he was known for taking initiative to address racial inequality on campus. Following a short enlistment, he was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Signal Corps through the U.S. Army Officer Candidate School. Thereafter, he saw deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2008, Chris was elected as the youngest member of the United States Electoral College to officially cast the ballot to elect the president and vice president of the United States. In 2011, Chris was elected the youngest mayor of the city of Spring Lake, North Carolina, where he served three terms from 2011 to 2017. Chris is currently the COO of CAASI Health Services. He also currently serves on the Board of Governance for Charisma University, located in the Turks & Caicos. In 2021, Chris was elected the 36th international president of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., one of the nation’s oldest historically black fraternities committed to service to humanity.
JOHN COLE SCOTT ’00
John is chief investment officer at CEF Advisors. He holds the Certified Fund Specialist designation and has been quoted widely in the financial press, presenting at conferences on more than 50 occasions. John founded CEFData.com, a data service covering all U.S.-listed and non-listed closed-end funds and BDCs including 35 benchmark indexes. He is also the founder and executive chairman of The Active Investment Company Alliance (AICA), a nonprofit trade association. He is a past board member of The Richmond Association for Business Economics (RABE) and serves as assistant treasurer and on the Investment Committee for the New York State Society of the Cincinnati. As a student, John, a psychology major, founded the Cleftomaniacs a capella group, was involved in the Sailing Association, Sigma Mu Sigma, Phi Mu Alpha and was a class officer. As an alumnus, he maintains close and very active involvement with W&M as a volunteer. He has been a member of his 10th and 15th Reunion committees, a class ambassador, was a member for 13 years and a past president of the Richmond Alumni Chapter and was co-founder and sponsor of the Homecoming ’96-’06 tent from 2008 to 2013. He is currently treasurer and chair of the Finance & Investment Committee and is excited to remain a member of the W&M Alumni Association Board of Directors.