Tag: Board Member

Dave Woolwine

David F. Woolwine, Jr. is currently the President of the Paraclete Group a leadership coaching and organization development consulting company. Prior to this role, Dave was the Chief Learning Officer at Sentara Healthcare in Norfolk, Virginia, a Human Resources Director for Inova Health System in Northern Virginia, a Senior Consultant with the Ken Blanchard Companies and the Founder and President at CD & Associates of Virginia.

David received his Bachelor’s degree from Virginia Military Institute and his Masters of Education in Human Resource Development from George Washington University. David and his bride Cindy have three children and nine grandchildren.

His oldest grandson, Jackson, was the recipient of Roc Solid’s fourth playset build in 2010, and David can uniquely empathize with the families that are going through their cancer journeys. His favorite part is giving back to an organization that means so much his family.

As a kid, David loved to play football and baseball with his brothers and watch his sister ride horses.

Chessie Williams

Chessie Williams is the Director of Human Resources at Hercules Living in Virginia Beach. She has more than 13 years of industry experience and resides in Chesapeake with her family. Chessie was drawn to Roc Solid’s mission following her sister’s battle with Leukemia; she is now a 30+ year survivor. She understands the impact cancer has on families and enjoys playing a role in giving back.

As a child, Chessie enjoyed playing tennis, being outdoors and spending time with family.

Larry Taylor

Larry Taylor is a Founding Partner of CBT Integrated Logistics LLC. and President of GSI Warehousing Inc. His companies have been providing supply chain logistics solutions to import and export customers of the Port of Virginia for the last 15 years. He is also a partner in Honda of Norfolk, one of oldest and most respected Honda motorcycle dealerships in Tidewater. He has been a Roc Solid board member since November 2019 and has happily served on the Ready Bag Committee for the past 4 years.

Born and educated in Maryland, Larry relocated to Virginia Beach in 2007 with his wife Angie and three boys – Adam, Ethan and Chase – to better align his business with his customers’ needs and the port. Larry was first exposed to Roc Solid in 2015 during a chance encounter at the Night for the Fight where he participated in the “Nerf Gun Challenge” with his middle son’s soccer team. Since that night, he has had a passion for the Roc Solid mission to love and support these families on their darkest days. Seeing the smile on a child’s face as they come down a slide on their new playset for the first time, forgetting they have cancer just for a minute, is what continues to drive his passion.

Larry’s favorite childhood memories are fishing, swimming in the bay, and riding his bike with friends until the streetlights came on

Allan Sivils

Allan Sivils is owner and CEO of Sivils IT Consulting with nearly 20 years of experience in Business Information Systems. He has been a Roc Solid Board member since 2015 and also serves as a member of the Strategic Planning Committee for Roc Solid, a Board Member for American Red Cross and an active member of Boy Scouts of America.

Allan resides in Chesapeake with his wife Allisa, two kids Kate and Trent, three dogs and a fish! Roc Solid has become a major part of their lives, and they are always inspired by the look on the children’s faces when they see their new playsets for the first time.

Allan’s favorite sport as a kid was running. Allan ran his way to a college scholarship at Elon and continues to run today.

Mark Mizelle

Mark has worked in the heavy construction business for 27 years and is the founder and president of ITM Construction, Inc., ITM LLC, and Pinner Street Investments. His construction company, along with supporting companies, provides subcontracting and construction of environmental facilities, earthwork, underground utilities, concrete and other construction trades.

Mark is a lifelong resident of Suffolk, Virginia. He and his wife Julie have two children, Tyler and Mallory. He and his family have supported the Roc Solid mission in many ways since it was founded in 2009.

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