Who’s been on the C-VILLE 20 list?

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Who’s been on the C-VILLE 20 list?

2006 [20 for the moment]

  • Sean Singletary, UVA basketball player
  • John Grisham, novelist
  • Bill Crutchfield, founder and CEO of Crutchfield
  • Brian Bills, Charlottesville High School student and political activist
  • Johnny St. Ours, filmmaker
  • Kate Collier and Eric Gertner, owners of Feast!
  • Abby Bellows, UVA student and activist for the “living wage” campaign
  • John Burruss, Deputy Chief of Special Operations at the Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad
  • Sean Tubbs, radio producer and creator of www.cvillepodcast.com
  • Jay and Barbara Kessler, co-chairs of Piedmont Virginia Community College’s capital campaign
  • Steven Blaine, attorney representing Biscuit Run developers
  • Debbie Wyatt, defense attorney
  • Richelle Claiborne, Live Arts performer
  • Lloyd Burruss, personal trainer at ACAC
  • JacLynn Dunkle, owner of Fellini’s #9
  • Paul Brant, minister at the Church of the Incarnation
  • Daniel Bluestone, UVA professor of architectural history and preservationist
  • Greg Slater, top realtor
  • Shannon Worrell, founding director of Light House, a youth media education center
  • Coran Capshaw, manager of Dave Matthews Band and local developer

2005 [C-VILLE 20]

  • Boyd Tinsley, violinist for Dave Matthews and local philanthropist
  • Andrew Vaughan, restaurateur behind Java Hut, Orbit Billiards, Rapture, R2, and Atomic Burrito
  • Mitch Van Yahres, retiree from General Assembly
  • Sissy Spacek, celebrity resident active in community causes
  • The Belmont Neighborhood Association, active neighborhood group
  • Chris Friedman, owner of yoga/dance Studio 206
  • The Thomas Jefferson Foundation, which bought and preserved Brown’s Mountain near Monticello
  • Charlottesville Downtown Foundation, founded Fridays After 5
  • David and Elizabeth Breeden, artists who owned Biscuit Run Studios and Forest Lodge and put their 1,000-acre estate up for sale
  • Jill Hartz and Richard Herskowitz, directors of UVA Art Museum and Virginia Film Festival respectively
  • Gray Television, communications company that owns several local stations
  • The Boombox, WNRN hip hop show
  • Susan Payne and Lisa Ross, owners and operators of Payne Ross & Associates advertising firm
  • Dave Leitao, new UVA men’s basketball coach
  • Erika Viccellio, executive director of the Charlottesville Free Clinic
  • Michael Gaffney, owner of Gaffney Homes builders, past president of the National Homebuilders Association, chairman of Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority, major investor in Sonabank
  • Claire Kaplan, gay-rights activist
  • M. Rick Turner, UVA Dean of African-American Affairs and head of local NAACP branch
  • Gabriele Rausse, grafted wine-friendly European vines with roots of disease-tolerant native grapes for area wineries
  • Jessica Nagle and Reid Nagle, owners of SNL Financial

2004 [Charlottesville 20 2004]

  • Pastor Bruce A. Beard, helped Police Chief Timothy J. Longo foster a dialogue with the offended local African-American community
  • Fred Boyce, banjo player and director of The Prism Coffeehouse
  • John Conover, campaign manager for local Democrats
  • Carol Pederson, director of Live Arts’ drama education program, dramaturge/teacher at UVA and Piedmont Virginia Community College
  • Holly Hatcher, organizing director for Planned Parenthood
  •  Jim Haden, president and CEO of Martha Jefferson Hospital
  • Rick Jones, runs Management Services Corporation (MSC Rentals), helped rewrite Charlottesville’s zoning code from 2000-2003, serves on City’s Housing Task Force, serves on Charlottesville’s Redevelopment and Housing Authority Board
  • Rudy Padilla, owner of four successful Mexican restaurants
  • Ted Norris, bartender at Zocalo
  • Bob Gibson, reporter and editor for The Daily Progress
  • Wendell Wood, developer and owner of United Land Corporation
  • The McGuffey Artists, whose studios fill McGuffey Art Center
  • Nancy Eismann, bike patrol officer for the Charlottesville Police Department who works the Downtown Mall and City Council meetings
  • Patricia Kluge, local vineyard owner and restaurateur behind Fuel Co.
  • Mark and Cynthia Lorenzoni, owners of Ragged Mountain Running Shop
  • Bushman Dreyfus Architects, designers of modern buildings like the C3A building (City Center for Contemporary Arts)
  • Dave Matthews Band, musicians and philanthropists
  • John Lancaster and Laurel Hausler, founders of Nature Visionary Art (self-taught, outsider and Southern folk art)
  • Philip Zelikow, UVA history professor and director of the Miller Center of Public Affairs
  • Mark Giles, entrepreneur who helped launch Virginia National Bank

2003 [C-VILLE 20]

  • Brad Eure, local owner of radio stations WINA, 3WV, and WQMZ
  • Rev. Alvin Edwards, pastor of Mt. Zion Baptist Church
  • Amy Gardner, owner of Scarpa and Rock, Paper, Scissors
  • Satyendra Huja, City Planner who proposed the Downtown Mall
  • John Grisham, novelist and philanthropist
  • Leah Stoddard, director of Second Street Gallery
  • Charlottesville Center for Peace and Justice, peace activist organization
  • William Lewis, owner of Duplex, Inc. copy shop, small-business counselor, TV co-producer and mentor to seven at-risk kids
  • Aaron Hawkins, owner of Energy & Rhythm skate shop
  • Daphne Latham, hair and makeup artist involved in Live Arts productions
  • Coran Capshaw, Dave Matthews Band manager and local developer
  • Dragana Katalina-Sun and Sun Da, proprietors of Marco & Luca dumpling shop
  • Craig Littlepage, UVA Athletic Director
  • Susan Donovan, regional director of the International Rescue Committee
  • David Toscano, who’s overseeing development of the transfer station at the Downtown Mall’s east end
  • Margie Shepherd, 8th-grade civics teacher and pro-teacher activist
  • Sonia Cabell, 10th and Page neighborhood activist
  • Pamela Peterson, owner of Sammy Snacks
  • Charlottesville Downtown Foundation, which began charging $3 for Fridays After 5 concerts

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