Tom Brown, Director
Tom is an alumnus of Virginia Tech with a degree in engineering and was employed by DuPont for 31 years. He has been very active in the community for many years and has held leadership positions in such organizations as Big Brothers/Big Sisters (was the founder of this organization), Arc of Augusta, United Way (chair of two campaigns and United Way asked DuPont to have him chair their Community Campaign), RiverFest, Dogwood Place, Waynesboro Senior Center, Camp Virginia Jaycee, Rotary, WARM, and the Wayne Theatre Alliance. He received the distinguished Salvation Army’s Overton Award and has been named one of five Outstanding Young Men of Virginia. He is an active member of Main Street United Methodist Church and has held numerous leadership roles. While in the Marine Corp, he received the, “Marine of the Quarter” in his command and the Navy’s Achievement Medal. He was the first to be awarded Honorary Lifetime member of the Big Brothers/Big Sisters. In the Jaycees, he held leadership roles as local President, State Regional Vice President, was named President of the Year and was given the award Life Membership in the Virginia Jaycees and Senatorship in the United States Jaycees. Tom was a leader in building the handicap Fishing Pier in Ridgeview Park and has led the scholarship committee many years both at DuPont and in Rotary. Tom went into Real Estate in 2004 and is an agent with Westhills Ltd Realtors. Tom has received numerous awards in the Real Estate business including voted “2007 Valley’s Favorite Realtor” by area residents, the “Presidential Award of Excellence” by Local Real Estate Board most years in the business, and awarded The News Virginian’s “Community Involvement Award”.