Richmond-based foundation names new president and CEO
Sherrie Brach has been named president and CEO of the The Community Foundation Serving Richmond & Central Virginia.
She will succeed Darcy Oman, who is retiring after 30 years with the foundation, which is the largest community foundation in Virginia and the third-largest in the Southeast.
Brach was executive vice president of investor relations for United Way International. In that role, she was responsible for the administration and advancement of the organization’s global fundraising strategy and activities.
Before that position, she spent 16 years with the United Way of Greater Richmond and Petersburg, including 11 years as president and CEO.
Brach was picked from a pool of more than 150 sources and prospects from 20 different states. She will begin her new duties on July 20.
Oman will continue as president emeritus through the end of the year, working on special projects.