CHKD announces 2018 board of directors
Published 2:49 pm Thursday, September 13, 2018
Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters welcomed new members to the Children’s Health System and Children’s Health Foundation boards of directors.
Edward A. “Buzz” Heidt Jr. has been re-elected to serve as chairman of Children’s Health System, and Julie Childress Beck has joined the board. Suffolk’s Charlie Henderson will serve as chairman of Children’s Health Foundation, and Kimberley Geiger, Doug Hillebrandt, Kelly Johnson and Katherine Knaus have joined the board.
Julie Childress Beck is a certified financial planner for Davenport & Company LLC and was recently named president of The King’s Daughters. Raised in Norfolk and a graduate of the University of Virginia, Julie has been a member of The King’s Daughters for more than 30 years, serving various roles across numerous committees.
Charlie Henderson is market president for Bank of America in Hampton Roads and serves as the environmental, social and governance program manager of the company’s charitable foundation. He is a trustee of Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce and the Urban League of Hampton Roads, and is a board member of Virginia Bankers Association. Charlie also serves on the board of deacons at Suffolk Christian Church.
Kimberley Geiger is an assistant vice president of Fund Business Management Group and manager in core operations for Capital Group. She is a member of Elizabeth River Circle of the King’s Daughters and Portsmouth Service League, and is actively involved in New Creation United Methodist Church.
Doug Hillebrandt is an associate financial adviser at Heritage Business Strategies LLC. He graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor’s degree in government and German studies, received a master’s degree from the London School of Economics, and earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law. Prior to joining Heritage Business Strategies, Doug was an analyst on the primary derivatives rating team at Moody’s Investors Service in New York.
Kelly Johnson is the assistant vice president at Southern Bank and Trust, managing the Colley Avenue office. An Old Dominion University graduate and lifelong Norfolk resident, Kelly is president of Ghent Business Association and serves on the Norfolk Crime Line board of directors. She is the Southern Bank spokeswoman for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and a member of Downtown Circle of the King’s Daughters.
Katherine Knaus spent many years as a clinical nurse specialist, working with critically ill adult patients. She currently serves as treasurer on The King’s Daughters board of directors and is a member of Dogwood Circle. She has also volunteered with the Junior League of Norfolk-Virginia Beach, Susan G. Komen Tidewater and a literacy program in North Carolina.