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VAIS appreciates all of our Corporate Supporters. Thank you for providing products and services to our schools and helping to underwrite our programs. 


The Budd Group is one of the leading facility service companies in the country, delivering high-quality janitorial, maintenance, landscaping and facility support solutions to customers throughout the Southeast.

For more information, please contact:
Katie McConnell


ConnectOne Bank serves the financial needs of independent K-12 educational institutions along the eastern seaboard. Recognized for outstanding client services and accessibility to decision-makers, ConnectOne Bank offers creative financial solutions consisting of campus renovation and expansion financing.

For more information, please contact:
Mark CardoneFirst Senior Vice President | Business Development Team Leader

Creative’s mission is to advance the way people live, learn & work. We do that by combining deep insights into human behavior with leading technology, furniture, and architectural products to create inspiring, uplifting, & beautiful spaces. We partner with organizations throughout Virginia and beyond.

For more information, please contact:
Debbie Lennick, CEO+Owner, 804-329-0400

Educators Benefit Services (EBS) is committed to providing high quality, affordable employee benefits and management support services to independent schools.

For more information, please contact:
Karen Vassar

MISBO exists to support your school through savings from the products and services you already buy, by providing independent school leaders with fantastic professional development, and unmatched networking among colleagues. 

An independent school association, MISBO has three rules: lead with empathy, make it easy, no more than one battle per day.

For more information, please contact:
Damian Kavanagh, Executive Director

OneDigital is an independent, employee-owned investment advisory firm dedicated to providing our clients with unparalleled service in the handling of their financial affairs. Since our founding in 1970, we have gained extensive experience serving high net worth and institutional investors in a fully discretionary, fiduciary capacity. Our firm pursues a holistic approach to asset management, providing financial advice that extends well beyond the management of investment assets. Each relationship is a collaborative partnership.

For more information, please contact:
Matthew Hedley, CFP, Investment Team

Pentegra was founded in 1943 and we are a 3(16) fiduciary administration provider. Pentegra runs some of the largest MEPs in the U.S. With every opportunity, our goal is to create retirement plans that run with less risk, greater efficiencies and improved outcomes. We’ll take on complex responsibilities that others won’t. We accept a higher level of responsibility and offer a greater degree of protection.

For more information, please contact:
Pete D'Angio

RCM&D provides Property & Casualty Insurance Brokerage, Risk Management, Employee Benefits and Retirement Plan Consulting.

For more information, please contact:
James Shewey

Everest Private Growth Group and the Help One Hundred Schools initiative powered by Spiral Marketing is a group dedicated to increasing enrollment figures at private schools. We offer an eclectic mix of educational programs and services including Digital Advertising, Targeted Content, Funnel Development, localized Search Engine Optimization, and Social Media Marketing. Our reputation is anchored in our deep strategic marketing acumen, ability to orchestrate creative growth campaigns, and a blend of technical expertise. We underscore these strengths with precise tracking, thorough reporting, and innovative approaches to assisting schools. We take deep pride in our long client relationships and consistent track record for achieving tangible results in growing private schools.

For more information, please contact:
Karl BoehmFounder and Chief Marketing Strategist


TIAA was founded in 1918 to help teachers retire with confidence. That mission grew to include those in healthcare and more, creating reliable income for their futures while they work to make a difference today. Our commitment to be the change for our clients, associates, and communities has never wavered and it's what motivates us to deliver lifetime income for all with investment that build a better world.

For more information, please contact: 
Jamie Summerlin


TowneBank provides a full range of banking and other financial services. Dedicated to a culture of caring, we value each employee and member by embracing their diverse talents, perspectives, and experiences. Today, TowneBank operates 50 banking offices throughout Hampton Roads, Central Virginia, and Northeastern and Central North Carolina. As a practical expression of our mission, TowneBank is intentional about being a local leader in each community—actively promoting social, cultural, and economic growth.

For more information, please contact:
Kevin Laing

VIcom is an employee-owned premier technology solutions integrator based in Virginia, proudly serving clients for over 20 years. They specialize in Audio Visual, Unified Communications, Cloud & IT, and Managed Support services. Their commitment to their clients is evident in their approach to technology, which involves working closely with clients from consultation to design, build, and support, ensuring the solutions align with the long-term vision and goals of the organization. VIcom prides itself on its team of highly skilled and motivated employee-owners, who work together efficiently to make their clients flourish. Upholding their company guarantee, they are committed to doing what is right, not what is easy.

For more information, please contact
Tim Kusiak


With over 95 years of foodservice management experience, Brock understands that all clients have different needs. We take the time to learn about our client’s culture and traditions as we design a custom foodservice solution. For more information on how Brock can develop a dining program for your VAIS school, email [email protected], visit

Brown Edwards is a full-service regional accounting firm and is included in Inside Public Accounting’s list as one of the top 100 firms in the United States. We are committed to K-12 education and its many challenges and bring over 40 years of experience and expertise.

For more information, please contact
Alexa Brumbaugh

With a focus on food, service, and client commitment, CulinArt Group has provided innovative school dining solutions for over 25 years.

For more information, please contact
Joann Khoder

  The Education Group partners with independent schools and clients nationwide through customized search, executive coaching, and consulting services. Our team of proven thought leaders work with schools, individuals, and boards to advance independent school education. Founded in 1988 by educators, TEG has always chosen to lead by educating.

For more information, please contact
Katherine Stuart


Based in Virginia, a leading firm specializing in leadership searches and school consulting.

For more information, please contact
Tim Viands

For more than 25 years, Virginia529 has helped millions of families plan and save for future education expenses through its tax-advantaged 529 savings programs. Whether you're saving for higher education expenses, K-12 tuition at private and religious schools, student loan repayment or registered apprenticeship programs, learn how Virginia529 can help.

For more information, please contact
Ashlee Gallegos