Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Leaders in the Community (Our Movers and Shakers!)

The CBDA Board of Directors is an elite group of business leaders representing a variety of industries strategic to the continued growth and development of the city of Virginia Beach. These individuals are widely recognized for their leadership and their notable contributions to the business community.


steve mcnulty
Stephen J. McNulty, President
TowneBank, Executive Vice President
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Daniel Heatwole, Vice President
Ripley Heatwole Company, Inc., Partner-Senior Vice President
dave france
Dave France, Secretary
Kimley Horn and Associates, Vice President
Ali Gunbeyi, Treasurer
Jones CPA Group, VP, Chief Operating Officer
bert poole
Albert "Bert" Poole, Immediate Past President
Poole Brooke Plumlee PC, Director and Shareholder

Executive Committee

matt astrin
Matt Astrin
RRMM Architects, Principal/Director
mike barney
Michael Barney
Kaufman & Canoles, Of Counsel
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Tony Cortinas
Marathon Consulting, President & Founding Partner
tony divaris 2023
Tony Divaris, CBDX Vice President
Divaris Real Estate, CEO
Gerald S. Divaris, Founder
Divaris Real Estate, Inc., Chairman
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Sam Estep, Design Review Committee
Clark Nexsen, Principal
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Louis S. Haddad, Founder
Armada Hoffler, President/CEO
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Shelly Hampton
Armada Hoffler, President of Asset Management
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Paul Holley
Mythics, National Sales Director
Marianne Mele, Events Chair
Endurance IT, Talent Acquisition Manager
fred napolitano
Frederick J. Napolitano, Sr., Founder
Pembroke Commercial Realty, LLC, Chairman
kathy owens
Kathy Owens, President
Beach Development Group, LLC, President/Founder
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Ronald C. Ripley
Ripley Heatwole Company, Inc., President
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Tyler Rosá, CBDX President
Williams Mullen, Senior Associate
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Mark Slaughter, Past President
Willcox & Savage, Partner