Board Profiles

Information on the Executive Women International, EWI of Richmond, 2016-2017 Executive Board Directors and Senior Management Team profiles.



Title: President
Name: Karen Huffman
Firm: The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Karen is the Administrative Services Team Leader in the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond where she has been employed since March of 2011. She joined EWI Richmond in November 2011 as the third representative for the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and has served on the board as Treasurer and Vice President. Karen is a native of Mechanicsville, VA and currently lives there with her husband and two children.

Director at Large


Title: Director at Large (EWI Scholarship Program, ASIST Scholarship, Literacy)
Name: Sandy Naumann
Firm: Marsh & McLennan Agency/KSPH
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Vice President


Title: Vice President
Name:  Ann Bushey
Firm: Reynolds Community College
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Ann is the Executive Assistant to the President of Reynolds Community College where she has been employed since June of 2016.


Title: Secretary
Name: Lori Brooks
Firm: XLDesign4U
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Standing proudly on a business platform of EXCELLENCE, Lori opened her business XL4U Trading as XLDesign4U in August, 1998. Lori brings 30+ years of B2B experience as a strong communicator, teacher and design enthusiast to the table. The results – unique and clever solutions that communicate your marketing message with focus on detail and value. Lori and her team enjoy serving as a creative resource partner, marketing strategists, design consulting and event planning coordinators. Lori joined EWI Richmond in 2015 after being sparked by the organization’s focus: Connections, Careers & Community.


sscott_1Title: Treasurer
Name: Sarah Scott
Firm: Dominion Resources
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Title: Sergeant-at-Arms
Name: Anita Saunders
Firm: Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc.
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Anita is the Operations Manager for the Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc.

Recruitment and Retention Director


Title: Recruitment & Retention Director
Name: Jennifer Parrish
Firm: Virginia Credit Union
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Communications Director

Title: Communications Director
Name: Michele Rundstrom
Firm: Universal Corporation
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Michele is the Corporate Paralegal to the General Counsel and legal department of Universal Corporation.  She joined EWI in 2014 and has served on the communications and recruitment and retention committees.  She enjoys the extraordinary camaraderie the Richmond Chapter offers its members.

Michele is a native of New Jersey but currently resides in Powhatan, VA with her husband and daughter.



Title: Advisor
Name:  Toni Bastian
Firm: Richmond Region Tourism
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Toni is the Richmond Region Visitor Center Manager for Richmond Region Tourism where she has been employed since August of 2003. After graduating from Virginia Commonwealth University, Toni has been actively involved in the tourism industry. She received her Tourism Marketing Professional certification in 2007, was a Richmond Folk Festival Team Leader for six years and served on the Board for the Greater Richmond Tourism Society.

Toni became the second firm representative for the EWI Richmond Chapter in 2011.  A native of New York, she has resided in Midlothian, Virginia for 19 years.



Title: Parliamentarian
Name: Susan Lawton
Firm: The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Susan is the Office Manager for the Board of Directors Program at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.  She joined EWI in 1999 and has served on the board as Publication Director, Sergeant-at-Arms, Treasurer, Vice President, President, Advisor, and Parliamentarian.  Susan has represented the Richmond Fed in EWI since 2010.  She and her husband reside in Sandston, Virginia, and have two adult daughters and two grandsons.