Darden Leadership Society

Darden Leadership Society

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

 Deceased †                                                                                  Individual and Corporate Support ◦

Individual Supporters


Carolyn K. and Richard F. Barry

Aimee and Frank Batten, Jr. 

Frank, Sr.† and Jane P. Batten

Mr. and Mrs. R. Bruce Bradley

Joan P and. Macon F. Brock, Jr.

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

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Farrell◦

David and Susan Goode

Ray Gregory and Georgette Constant

Peggy and Conrad Hall

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

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. and Mrs. L. Allan Parrott, Jr.◦

Mr. and Mrs. Allen E. Perrel◦

Chuck† and Starr Plimpton

Thomas E. Robinson◦

Tammy and Jack J. Ross

Mr. and Mrs. Louis Ryan

Audrey and John Settle

Ms. Dorothy B. Smith

James A. and Karen Jones Squires

Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Stanton◦

Lewis W. Webb, III and Helen E. Dragas

Susan S. and John O. Wynne

Corporate and Foundation Supporters


Bank of America Charitable Foundation

BASF Corporation



Beazley Foundation, Inc.

Richard Bennett Trust

Birdsong Corporation

Charles Barker Automotive

Checkered Flag

Chesapeake Bay Wine Classic Foundation

Chorey & Associates Realty, LTD.

C & M Industries

Community Action Coalition of Virginia

The Compton Family Foundation

Joshua P. and Elizabeth D. Darden Foundation

Dollar Tree

Dominion Enterprises

Dominion Virginia Power

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

The Patricia and Douglas Perry Foundation

Portsmouth General Hospital Foundation

Priority Auto Group

Sandler Capital Management

Signature Family Wealth Advisors

Southern Auto Group

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

SunTrust Foundation


USA Funds

Verizon Foundation

Virginia College Savings Plan

Wells Fargo

The Windward Foundation


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 Dionne Scott, Vice-President for Development, at 757.351.2809 or at dscott@accesscollege.org.