CCT Board of Directors

CCT is managed by a Board of Directors who serve with caring hearts and without compensation.

Our volunteer Board of Directors is comprised of at least two members who are related to an individual with a disability, along with legal and financial professionals, and experts who work in the disabilities field.

Officers & Board Members


Heather Szajda, Esq., LLM
Virginia Estate & Trust Law, PLC
Estate Planning and Tax Attorney


David Acree, CPA
Partner, Meadows, Urquhart, Acree & Cook, LLP


Craig B. Davis, Esq.
Reinhardt | Harper | Davis, PLC
Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Past President

Neal L. Walters, Esq.
Member of the Firm, Scott/Kroner, PLC
Elder Law Attorney

President Elect

J. Penn Crawford, Esq.
Marks & Harrison Law Firm
Personal Injury and Civil Litigation Attorney

Alexandra Badman, Esq.
Virginia Estate & Trust Law, PLC
Estate Planning Attorney

Aaron Barr
Director of Marketing, Marks & Harrison Law Fir

Matthew J. Buckley, CFP®, CFTA
Managing Partner, Towne Wealth Management

Stephen Burns, Esq.
Park Sensenig, LLC
Trust and Estate Planning Attorney

Mary Ellis, Esq.
Partner, Bourdow, Bowen & Ellis, P.C. 
Elder Law Attorney

Gary Freeman, CPA
G4 CPA Firm, Inc.

Stephanie E. Grana, Esq.
Partner, Cantor Stoneburner Ford Grana Buckner
Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Attorney

A. Michelle Johnson, L.C.S.W.
Director of Community Support Services,
Henrico Area Mental Health and Developmental Service

Kristine Lansing, CFP®
Certified Financial Divorce Specialist™, Lansing Financial, LLC

Gary Levine, CPA
Executive Director, Non-Profit Connection

B. Bailey Liipfert, III, CELA
Liipfert Law Group, PLLC
Certified Elder Law Attorney

John McFarland, CFP®, FP&A
Faculty Coordinator for the Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate and CFP Program Director at Virginia Commonwealth University

Javier Menendez, R.Ph.
Vice President of Pharmacy Operations, Virginia Premier Health Plan

Sean Ryan
Account Manager, The Hodges Partnership

Peter W. Tomasch, CFP®
Financial Advisor, Cherry Bekaert Wealth Management LLC

Each Board Member serves on one or more of the following Committees:

Executive Committee

Provides leadership to the full Board in fulfilling the Board’s responsibly to establish policies, approve the mission, oversee operations and approve the budget.

Finance/Investment Committee

Presents financial goals to the full Board, monitors the operating budget and establishes a five year business plan. Approves the investment policy implemented by the Trust Company of Virginia (TCVA) and meets quarterly with the investment team of the TCVA to review investment performance.

Marketing Committee

Assists in the development of a marketing strategy to ensure that the organization’s mission is communicated clearly to families, individuals with disabilities, agencies, attorneys, and other professionals.

Disbursement Committee

Assists the Executive Director in making disbursement decisions on behalf of the Beneficiary.

Charitable Fund Award Committee

Oversees CCT’s annual grant program and reviews applications to determine awardees.

Board Development Committee

Identifies, recruits, and recommends new Board members for election to CCT’s Board of Directors. Develops and implements training program for new Board members.

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