Colonial Downs is a racetrack located in New Kent County,
Virginia adjacent to Interstate 64, halfway between Richmond and Williamsburg.
The track conducted Thoroughbred flat racing and Standardbred harness racing
between 1997 and 2014. It is owned by the Colonial Downs Group.
Vera Fortune Thoms has held several administration positions at Dominion Energy since 2013 in Human Resources, Corporate Governance and most recent in Corporate Philanthropy & Community Partnerships as Philanthropy Coordinator. She is a Leadership Metro Richmond (LMR) 2017 graduate and a Board member of Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging. It is important to Vera to connect and serve in the communities where she lives and work.
Vera has been a member of Executive Women International (EWI) since 2017 and is thankful for the professional development opportunities it has offered. She has serviced in leadership roles on the Board of Directors as Chair for ASIST and EWISP; scholarship programs for adults and high school seniors.
Vera was born and raised in Charlottesville, Virginia. She enjoys biking in the Virginia Capital Trail and spending time with her husband and three children around a good meal. You might also catch Vera sharing her passion, promoting the importance of capturing your personal history.