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Brigitte Bélanger-Warner, City of Charlottesville

Brigitte Bélanger-Warner, Director of Sales and Marketing, Charlottesville Albemarle Convention &  Visitors Bureau  Where were you born (and raised, if different)?   I was born and raised in a small town called Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts in Québec, Canada (one hour north of Montreal in the Laurentian mountains).   When and why did you move to the Charlottesville/Albemarle […]

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Andy Herrick, Albemarle County

Andy Herrick, Senior Assistant County Attorney, Albemarle County Where were you born (and raised, if different)? I was born in Santa Monica, California, and raised in Lexington, Virginia.   When and why did you move to the Charlottesville/Albemarle area? We moved to the Charlottesville/Albemarle area from Williamsburg in 2001 when I accepted my current position […]

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Lori Hall, City of Charlottesville

Lori Hall, Landscape Supervisor, City of Charlottesville Where were you born (and raised, if different)? I was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, but grew up in Earlysville. When and why did you move to the Charlottesville/Albemarle area?  My mom is originally for the Charlottesville area and after a few years of living in the Wilmington N.C. […]

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Jennifer Whitaker, Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority

Jennifer Whitaker, Chief Engineer, Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority Where were you born (and raised, if different)? I was born near Savannah, Georgia, at Hunter Army Airfield. We moved two weeks later. My dad was a helicopter pilot and early on, we moved quite frequently. I have lived in Georgia, Alabama, Texas, California, Connecticut, Germany, […]

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Mary Joy Scala, City of Charlottesville

Mary Joy Scala, Preservation and Design Planner Where were you born (and raised, if different)? Born in Trenton, NJ but grew up in a historic  house on the main street of a small town in Yardley, Pennsylvania. When and why did you move to the Charlottesville/Albemarle area? To attend UVA. I remember first arriving via […]

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Pamela Murray, City of Charlottesville

Pamela Murray, Engineering Draftsman, Neighborhood Development Services Where were you born and raised? I was born in Philadelphia, and when it was time for school my parents moved to the suburb of Gladwyne. I have an older brother and 2 younger sisters. What is your alma mater and when did you graduate? I attended Harcum […]

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Bill Letteri, Albemarle County

Bill Letteri, Assistant County Executive, Albemarle County Where were you born (and raised, if different)? I was born in Brooklyn, New York but moved at an early age to the northern, more rural part of upstate New York to a small town called Clinton Corners which is about 30 miles from Poughkeepsie. When and why […]

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Donovan Branche, City of Charlottesville

Donovan Branche, Acting City Engineer, City of Charlottesville Where were you born (and raised, if different)? I was raised in Orange, VA. When and why did you move to the Charlottesville/Albemarle area? I came to Charlottesville in 2008 after working in Washington, DC and Harrisonburg, VA. It’s good to be back home and with my family. […]