Meet The Team

Daniel Gecker

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Dan’s dedication to the Richmond area is evidenced through his support of numerous organizations.


As a founding board member of Bridging RVA, Dan's vast knowledge of business, law and government has proven to be invaluable to our mission. easy.

Joe Lomonaco

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Joe’s drive to serve others started when he had a new lease on life. After serving with Bridging RVA for a few years in a volunteer role, Joe became a board member. With 25 years of project management experience and 10 years in the food service industry, Joe adds another facet to the Board. Through his love of cooking and desire to make a difference, Joe conveys a lasting feeling of caring to others.

"Serving others fills me with a peaceful feeling that can only be described as 'rightness'."

Lee Ann Sawyer

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Lee Ann was sold on the need for and the development of Bridging RVA ever since her husband John said, “I have an idea”. She has served in many capacities from the conception of the organization and has recently made the decision to use her 25 years of business leadership experience to further the organizations goals as Executive Director. 

“I am passionate about helping people in need and creating a space where everyone is welcomed to make a positive impact on our community.” 

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