November 15 is National Philanthropy Day, a day dedicated to celebrating the charitable work that everyone does to make a difference and create impact in their communities. We’re taking this opportunity to highlight our RRMM family and their meaningful contributions!
This past summer, Keith Leonard, RRMM’s Director of Operations for our Arlington office, completed a three-day bike ride from the Canadian border to the New Hampshire seacoast. His five-person team biked 215 miles, raising over $20,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Kevin Ball, Director of RRMM’s Federal Studio, sits on the City of Chesapeake Local Board of Building Code Appeals. The board meets quarterly as needed to represent appeals from private citizens who want to challenge decisions from the City’s Building Code Official.
RRMM’s Director of Business Development, Chris Crouch, serves as the Chair for the Chesapeake Public Schools Education Foundation where he works to create innovative learning environments that enhance educational opportunities for students and teachers. He also serves on the board for the Chesapeake Regional Healthcare Foundation, where he serves as the Chair for the annual Bra-Ha-Ha, an event that raised over $140,000 in 2019 to provide breast cancer detection and treatment services.
Jessica Williams, Interior Designer, is a Grassfield High School Band Parent volunteer. She chaperones the band at home football games, works the ticket booth, and works behind the scenes at the annual Grizzly Classic Band Competition. She also continues her volunteering into the winter season with the Grassfield Winterguard team. Jessica drives and chaperones the teams to weekend competitions, and works their school hosted events including set up, security, ticket sales, concessions, clean up and close out.
Duane Harver, President and CEO, is an active member of Ivor United Methodist Church, where he participates in programs such as the Southampton County Food Bank Collections, Franklin Cooperative Ministries and Student Backpack Program. He volunteers his time as an Association for Learning Environments (A4LE) student design competition judge and as a participant in the Suffolk Public Schools Education Foundation Spelling Bee. Additionally, Duane participates as a golf tournament volunteer sponsor for the Virginia Beach Education Foundation.
Jan Hall, Vice President of Design Build, is the President of the non-profit The REACH Foundation. Founded by the Hampton Roads Association for Commercial Real Estate (HRACRE), the Foundation works to provide a unified voice for the commercial real estate industry in Hampton Roads. The REACH Foundation offers financial support, a college internship program, diversity initiatives, and a military externship program.
RRMM’s President of the Northern Region, Greg Lukmire, regularly works at a homeless shelter preparing meals. He also serves as the Variance Chair in his neighborhood, where he reviews applications to renovate houses.
Cindy Cordo, Project Manager for Richmond Higher Education, supports the Girl Scouts, ASK for pediatric cancer patients, St. Mary’s, and Virginia State Parks. She also serves the Virginia Department of Emergency Management by sitting on AIA’s Disaster Assistance Program where she helps to write policy for future volunteers.
John Maddux, President Emeritus, serves on the Chesapeake Rotary Club’s Board of Directors where he participates in programs such as Coats for Kids and the Chesapeake Wine Festival. John is on the board for the Chesapeake Public Schools Education Foundation. He volunteers his time mentoring students in Grassfield High School’s STEM program and offering shadowing opportunities at RRMM for prospective architects and engineers.