Vicki Yeroian Executive Director email@example.com
Vicki, MSW, has lived in the Richmond area for the past eight years, completing her BA in Political Science, BSW, and MSW at VCU and her Volunteer Management Certificate at the Non-Profit Learning Point. While a student, she worked as a social work peer mentor and a cultural adviser for VCU OMSA. Dedicated to working in the community, Vicki has volunteered as a Podium mentor for Armstrong High School, with the Science Museum of Virginia, and the National Organization for Women. She has also led several initiatives with the Urban League of Greater Richmond, Planned Parenthood, and Housing Opportunities Made Equal. Currently, she is proud to be back at Podium as Executive Director, and at VCU, is an adjunct professor in the Political Science Department and field instructor for the School of Social Work.
Joni Albrecht Development Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Joni serves as Podium Foundation's Director of Development. She is also owner of Little Star, an editorial services, publishing and marketing company based in Richmond. Albrecht holds a bachelors of science degree in public relations with an emphasis in writing from the University of Central Missouri. She also completed the University of Richmond’s Institute on Philanthropy’s Fund Development Program, Summer 2017. Albrecht serves on the board of directors for Cadence Theatre Company and is a former director of Podium Foundation and Blue Sky Fund.
Chelsea Jackson Site Lead email@example.com
Chelsea is a Richmond native with a passion for writing and crafting stories. She graduated from VCU with a degree in print/online journalism in 2018. Chelsea joined the Podium team as a site lead for Thomas Jefferson and Armstrong High Schools as well as Binford Middle school and the Metro Richmond Boys and Girls Club.
Aerin is a Richmond native, Podium alumna of 7+ years, VCU graduate, and lover of all things creative. She got her degree in Creative Advertising in 2019 and has been working at Podium ever since as graphic designer and social media manager. Aerin also works as a site lead for programs at Elkhardt Thompson and Lucille Brown middle schools.