Cat Anthony: Executive Director
Cat Anthony is the new Executive Director of the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation; she started in October of 2017. Cat is from the great City of Richmond and grew up in the West End; she has loved seeing the transformation of Richmond. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a double major in Psychology and Religious Studies. After her time at VCU, she was decided to work in the wilderness therapy and travel. She has had many adventures in her work experience, from guiding seven-week expeditions in Alaska to leading rock climbing trips in New Mexico. During her travels and work experience, she gained much knowledge of the nonprofit field. For example, Cat worked in the Richmond based nonprofit, Blue Sky Fund, creating programming and working in operations. Later, she worked at a Paralympic Sports Club called Sportable in both operations and fundraising. Cat has over ten years of experience in nonprofit management and is excited to be the new Executive Director of the Capital Trail. When she is not playing on the Capital Trail, she loves traveling to exotic places, drinking too much coffee, and cooking up a storm.
Phone: (804) 788-6455
Katie Rothert: Outreach & Program Manager
Katie Rothert is the Outreach & Program Manager of the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation. She started at the Foundation in November 2016 after graduating from the University of Richmond with a double major in English and Film Studies. Born and raised in Richmond, she has a passion for the local culture and continued growth of the city. Her father, Allen Rothert, who has worked for the city of Richmond for over 40 years, introduced her to the sports and recreation scene from a very early age. She first heard about the Virginia Capital Trail on a family trip to Williamsburg during the Trail’s early phases of construction. Many years later, after the Trail’s completion, she is excited to advocate for the Trail as it continues to grow as both a local resource and tourist destination. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring the local restaurant scene, going to the movies, and praying for good weather during Cap2Cap.
Phone: (804) 788-6453
claire butler: event & program manager
Claire is the Event and Program Manager at the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation. She graduated from High Point University in spring of 2018 with a double major in Nonprofit Leadership and Event Management. She was born and raised in Richmond and is happy to be back in her hometown. Claire started at the Foundation in September and is especially eager to take on Cap2Cap.
Phone: (804) 788-6453
Bill Ramsey: Director of Accounting
Bill is the Director of Accounting at the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation. He moved to Richmond in the summer of 2016. Prior to this he was in Lynchburg raising a family and employed as CFO and Controller at a manufacturing and real estate holding company. Since the move he has been active in the nonprofit world as a fractional CFO and/or Accountant. You might see him on the Trail getting a workout on a bright orange handcycle.