Senior Vice President, Business Strategy
Rodney joined Impact Makers in 2011 as Vice President of Business Strategy. He is a member of the company’s executive team, leads its business development efforts for government, and oversees marketing and public relations. Rodney has more than 25 years of experience working with government and commercial entities and helping to meet their management and technology needs. Prior to joining Impact Makers, Rodney served as public sector lead for Virginia for North Highland, a global management consulting company. Prior to joining North Highland, Rodney directed Virginia’s state government Internet portal (www.virginia.gov) and served as president of Virginia Interactive, LLC, the Virginia subsidiary of the e-government company NIC. The Center for Digital Government recognized the Virginia portal and its e-government services as the best state Internet portal in the nation because of its innovations in delivering citizen and business services online.
Rodney is a licensed Virginia attorney and has represented state and local government clients for more than 15 years. He practiced with the law firm of Hunton & Williams, where he primarily represented and advised Virginia municipal governments and local school boards on contractual, administrative, and constitutional law issues. Rodney also is an advocate for educational and public health interests. He is a past chairman of the Richmond Montessori School Board of Trustees and completed 12 years of service to the board. Rodney founded the Pulley Family Endowment at the College of William and Mary in order to fund public service work by student volunteers world-wide. He also helped to create and lead a legal assistance program for the homeless in Northern Virginia. Rodney currently serves on the Board of Directors for Rx Partnership, one of Impact Makers’ community charity partners. He also is a member of the Children’s Health Insurance Program Advisory Committee (CHIPAC) and the Public Policy Committee of the Board of the United Way of Greater Richmond and Petersburg and serves on the Board of Directors of the Nature Foundation at Wintergreen Resort. Rodney is a frequent presenter and lecturer on social entrepreneurship to college classes, MBA programs, and community business groups.
Rodney attended the College of William and Mary for his BA and JD degrees. He completed high school at the Collegiate School in Richmond.