Board of Directors


4804 Williamson Road
PO Box 7082
Roanoke, Virginia 24019
Phone: (540) 362-3293
Fax: (540) 362-5789 
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Executive Director

W Jones Web Wendy Jones has served as WRABA’s Executive Director since March 2008.  Prior to that she served as a member of the WRABA board since 1998 as both an officer and director.  She was the first female president of WRABA and was the first president to serve back-to-back consecutive terms from July 2001 to June 2003.


“I am proud to serve as WRABA’s Executive Director.  Williamson Road is a vital and beautiful jewel in Roanoke’s crown.  Our efforts are to promote and improve the area as well as the businesses located here.  The events we sponsor draw customers and establish Williamson Road as a destination.  We have a unique area here where in a 5 to 7 mile stretch you can shop at a grocery or hardware store, get your clothes cleaned, hair cut, car serviced and keys made, grab a bite to eat and take the children to the park!  Come out enjoy Williamson Road!”


Wendy holds degrees in Accounting and Business and is a private pilot and skydiver.  Wendy was in the first class to graduate from the Roanoke City Police Department’s Business Police Academy.  She also serves on the Roanoke City Police Chief’s Advisory Commission and the Star City Business Watch.  Furthermore, Wendy serves on the Fincastle Town Council, is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, and the founder of a 501(c)(3), Operation Christmas Cheer, Inc. 



Walter Vance
Northwest Hardware

Vice President

William Dixon
Freedom First FCU


June Light Turner


Chuck Neely
Neely’s Accounting Service


Josh Coldren
Crossroads Baptist Church


Penny Burch

Magic City Motors


Ernie Chandler

ALCOVA Mortgage


Chris Chittum
Roanoke City


Rebecca James

Roanoke County


Bob Jones
Air-Lee Properties, Inc.


Gene McGuire



Mike Pendleton

Edward Jones


John Porter 

Porter's Automotive


Chad Scott

First Citizens Bank


Brian Tucei
Roanoke Wire & Electronics


Bonny Viar

Famous Anthony's