Bridging RVA

Connecting individuals, groups & causes to advance common good in our community.

Bridging RVA is officially incorporated with the state of Virginia and is a listed 501c3 charitable organization with the IRS. All donations are tax-deductible.

Our Team

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Dan Gecker - Board Member

Favorite TV show as a kid: Coming soon
Favorite subject in school: Coming soon
Dan's dream dinner party guests, any three people, dead or alive: Coming soon


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Ilya Grossman - Board Member

Favorite TV show as a kid: Twilight Zone
Favorite subject in school: Band/Music
Ilya's dream dinner party guests, any three people, dead or alive: ) Eisenstein, Bob Marley, and Gandhi


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Austin McDaniel - Board Member - Ideation Labs

Favorite TV show as a kid: Coming soon
Favorite subject in school: Coming soon
Austin's dream dinner party guests, any three people, dead or alive: Coming soon


Tom O'Donnell - Board Member

Favorite TV show as a kid: Hogan's Heroes
Favorite subject in school: Statistics
Tom's dream dinner party guests, any three people, dead or alive: Jesus. Abraham Lincoln and G.K. Chesterton


Ginger O'Neil - Board Member - Newsletter

Favorite TV show as a kid: Hart to Hart
Favorite subject in school: Tie: English and History
Ginger's dream dinner party guests, any three people, dead or alive: Pop(My Grandfater), Maya Angelou, and Iovanya, a woman I met years ago at Freedom House


John Sawyer - Board Chairman

Favorite TV show as a kid: Gilligan's Island
Favorite subject in school: Science
John's dream dinner party guests, any three people, dead or alive: Martin Luther King Jr., Mohammed and Jesus


Ellen Thornhill - Board Member - Treasurer

Favorite TV show as a kid: Coming soon
Favorite subject in school: Coming soon
Ellen's dream dinner party guests, any three people, dead or alive: Coming soon