Personality: Warrick F. Scott Sr.

Warrick F. Scott Sr. was inspired by his grandfather, Wendell Scott of Danville, the first African-American race car driver to win a Grand National race, NASCAR’s highest level. That was in 1963, when pervasive racial prejudice repeatedly thwarted his efforts.

Personality: Franchon L. ‘Fran’ Randall

Franchon L. “Fran” Randall is a good cook, even if she says so herself. The pescatarian’s favorite dish to whip up is fresh spinach, red onion, basil and fresh garlic and tomato sauce over angel hair pasta and topped with ...

Personality: Jessica N. Thomas

On the first Saturday in November, 3,000 people are expected to gather in the river city to take a stand – and a walk – against Alzheimer’s disease. That day is empowering, emotional and uplifting. It celebrates families and professional ...

Personality: Hattie W. Hamlin

“Leadership Metro Richmond is an organization that has done tremendous work and has sent leaders throughout the commonwealth as well as the nation. It is the linchpin of all of what makes up our region.”

Personality: Jacquelyn E. ‘Jackie’ Stone

Passion and purpose are the driving forces for Jacquelyn E. “Jackie” Stone, one of Richmond’s brightest and dedicated lawyers.

Personality: Maiesha Hawkins

When you have a vision that exudes sincerity and genuine caring in helping others, people can relate to what it stands for, applaud what you are doing and want to be counted as part of your effort.

Personality: Dr. Peter Henry

People are not born with the desire to be incarcerated or to be on the wrong side of the justice system. In many cases, a person’s circumstances puts them there. But with thousands of people incarcerated each year in Virginia ...

Personality: Dr. Shantell D. Lewis

Hearing is one of our most precious gifts, giving us the ability to communicate effectively, which should not be taken for granted.

Personality: Megan Irvin

Megan Irvin, president of the Massey Alliance board, loves being involved in the community.

Personality: Joeffrey Trimmingham

What ART 180 does is more than art. The Jackson Ward-based nonprofit creates a space where young people can open doors to express themselves through the arts and to share their stories with others.

Personality: LaFarn L. Burton

If you want to make the beauty industry your livelihood, you want to be the best there is.

Personality: Margie R. Booker

Golf is considered a metaphor for life. It challenges you to be the best you can be as you work daily on your personal skills. This is how Margie Booker, a member and parliamentarian for the Top Lady Clubbers, approaches ...

Personality: Marjie Patterson

Conflicts around the world have forced thousands of families to flee their homelands and seek refuge in other nations. ReEstablish Richmond helps refugees and their families rebuild their lives in Metro Richmond and become self-sufficient.

Personality: Terrence L. Graves

The Richmond Bar Association is always striving to increase the diversity of its membership, says Terrence L. Graves. The 54-year-old attorney with Sands Anderson PC can make sure that happens now that he’s in charge.

Personality: Bunny Sumner Young

Bunny Sumner Young’s journey with service animals started when she was a teenager. “I was 14 years old when I was diagnosed with a heart condition. And at 17, I had a doctor that recommended that I get a service ...