Trustees & Staff

The Board of Trustees oversees the mission and future growth of the PIKE Foundation. The Trustees also ensure legal compliance and maintain the economic health of the Foundation’s assets so that future Pikes can continue to benefit from the Foundation’s initiatives.

  • Foundation Board of Trustees
    Charles Cumbaa
    Charles T Cumbaa

    Mississippi State, Gamma Theta '72
    Senior Vice President New Business Development, Blackbaud
    Mount Pleasant, SC

    Dan Berger
    Daniel A Berger

    Arizona, Gamma Delta '99
    Vice President for Healthcare, Sector Financial Inc.
    Bethesda, MD

    Thomas Clark
    W Thomas Clark

    Virginia Tech, Epsilon '73
    Chairman, The Westchester Bank
    White Plains, NY

    Joseph P. Egan
    Joseph P Egan

    Central Florida, Eta Phi ’89
    Vice President
    Bernstein Global Wealth Management
    Los Angeles, CA

    Hank Kucheman
    Hank Kucheman

    Virginia Tech, Epsilon '71
    Director, BioStar Ventures
    Boston, MA

    John L Lisher

    Indiana, Delta Xi '71
    Retired Partner, Kopka, Pinkus, Dolin & Eads
    Indianapolis, IN

    John M. Mang
    John M Mang

    Cincinnati, Alpha Xi ‘84
    Senior Partner

    C-Suite Consulting Partners Group
    Medfield, MA

    Phil Martens
    Phil Martens

    Virginia Tech, Epsilon ‘81
    Graphic Packaging International, Inc.
    Atlanta, GA

    Mark A. Robertson
    Mark A Robertson

    Southern Methodist, Beta Zeta '82
    Attorney and Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
    New York, NY

    Brint Ryan
    G Brint Ryan

    North Texas, Epsilon Delta '83
    Founder and CEO, Ryan Inc.
    Dallas, TX

    Dar Sidebotham
    Dar Sidebotham

    Zeta Sigma, Florida Tech '94
    Vice President, Bernstein Private Wealth Management
    Boston, MA

    Thomas C Tillar Jr

    Virginia Tech, Epsilon ’70
    Vice President for Alumni Relations, Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA

    Kevin Virta
    Kevin E Virta

    Western Michigan, Epsilon Psi ‘83
    Sr. Manager of Mobility Research and Development, DENSO International America Inc.
    Holland, MI

    Tony J. Williams
    Tony J Williams

    Oregon State, Beta Nu ‘83
    Partner and Chairman
    Washington Advocates (W2A)
    Bellevue, WA

    Bruce A Wolfson

    Pennsylvania, Beta Pi '71
    Attorney, Jaguar Growth Partners
    New York, NY

    Jerry Askew
    Jerry Askew
    Trustee Emeritus 

    North Carolina, Tau '73
    President, Alliance for Better Nonprofits
    Knoxville, TN

    William N LaForge
    Trustee Emeritus 

    Delta State, Zeta Beta '69
    President, Delta State University
    Cleveland, MS

    Joe J Turner Jr
    Trustee Emeritus 

    Clemson, Eta Alpha ‘70
    Chief Executive Officer, First Sun Management Corporation
    Clemson, SC

  • Foundation Investment & Gift Acceptance Committee
    W. Thomas Clark
    W Thomas Clark Jr

    Virginia Tech, Epsilon '73
    Chairman, The Westchester Bank
    White Plains, NY

    Jason R. Chandler
    Jason R Chandler

    Richmond, Omicron ’90
    Head of U.S. Wealth Management
    New York, NY

    Nicholas J. Dodd
    Nicholas J Dodd

    Southern Illinois, Iota Mu '95
    Managing Director
    RBC Capital Markets
    Gilbert, Arizona

    William L. Green
    William L Green

    Southern Methodist, Beta Zeta ’66
    Principal and Chief Investment Officer
    Federal Street Partners, LLC
    Darien, CT

    David Menachery
    David Menachery

    Rensselaer, Gamma Tau ’98
    Vice President, Investment Management
    Goldman Sachs
    Alexandria, Virginia

    Dar Sidebotham
    Dar Sidebotham

    Zeta Sigma, Florida Tech '94
    Vice President
    Bernstein Private Wealth Management
    Boston, MA

    Nathan Smith
    Nathan Smith

    Northern Kentucky, Eta Rho ’89
    Founder & Chief Investment Officer
    Flagship Communities
    Fort Mitchell, KY

  • Foundation
    N Ryan Flickinger
    Chief Executive Officer 

    The Foundation chief executive officer is responsible for the overall coordination of fund raising projects of the Foundation. He supervises the Foundation staff and coordinates Foundation programming.

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    Ben Boden
    Benjamin D Boden
    Chief Operating Officer 

    The Foundation chief operating officer oversees day-to-day operations of the organization. He is responsible for the management of existing programs, implementation of newly established initiatives and supervises all operations staff.

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    Ryan Collett
    Ryan C Collett
    Chief Development Officer 

    The chief development officer works with the Foundation CEO to develop and implement fundraising strategy and programs, directly managing all development staff and alumni outreach initiatives.

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    Muffin Dixon
    Muffin Dixon
    Development Operations Officer 

    The development operations officer assists the Foundation's chief executive officer and is responsible for gift fulfillment, donor relations, donor prospect research and identification and stewardship.

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    Adam I Wassell
    Senior Director of Development 

    The senior director of development travels extensively, spearheading the Foundation's donor cultivation efforts with Pi Kappa Alpha alumni.

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    KC Herman
    KC Herman
    Director of Development 

    The director of development travels extensively, spearheading the Foundation's donor cultivation efforts with Pi Kappa Alpha alumni.

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    Ginny Stalker
    Ginny N Stalker
    Scholarship & Grant Administrator 

    The scholarship & grant administrator works with the Foundation’s chief executive and board‐appointed finance committee to award and administer scholarships and grants for qualified recipients and programs.

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    Cecily Hurt
    Cecily A Hurt
    Director of Annual Giving 

    The director of annual giving manages the Foundation's annual giving programs including the PIKE Loyal Order, the Presidents Council and the 1868 Club.

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    Sandra H. Newsom
    Sandra H Newsom
    Project Manager 

    The project manager performs the duties of a data specialist, focusing on data accuracy and integrity, as well as those of Memorial Headquarters archivist.

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For more information, contact the Pi Kappa Alpha Foundation at (901) 748-1948 or email