HOUSE CORPORATION

ETHAN CROCKETT
PRESIDENT

Ethan graduated VT in 2008, was in the Gamma Zeta pledge class, and currently lives in Richmond, VA with his wife Elise.  He is a local manager at Bartlett Tree Experts.  

 

JASON NEWCOMB
FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE CHAIR

Jason, Beta Eta, graduated Virginia Tech in 1998 and currently resides in Richmond, VA with his wife Michelle.  He is the general manager at Virginia Logos and has served as a section chief since 2010.  

 

JOHN TABB
FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE MEMBER

John graduated from Virginia Tech in 2004 and lives in Charleston, SC with his wife Jessica. He was in the Beta Chi pledge class. He is the Chief Operating Officer of Questis, a software company focusing on financial wellness in the workplace.  

 
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Ben Coaker

Ben, Beta Nu, graduated Virginia Tech in 2000 and currently resides in Richmond, VA with his wife Jessica and their three children.  He is a Project Manager for The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company.

 

BOARD OF CHAPTER ADVISORS

Dana Hesse
PRESIDENT

Dana is a 1986 VT graduate and is a proud member of the mighty Alpha Gamma pledge class. After 11 years serving as FIJI Section Chief for the VT, Washington & Lee, and JMU chapters, he recently resigned that position to take over the Rho Alpha Board of Chapter Advisors (BCA). Professionally, he is a 35-year employee of the Naval Sea Systems Command in West Bethesda, MD and resides in Howard County, MD. He will be retiring to Blacksburg within a few years so he can harass/counsel the undergraduates that much more effectively!

 
 
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Andrew Roberts

Andrew graduated Virginia Tech in 2013 as a member of the Gamma Sigma pledge class and lives in Richmond, VA.  He is a Service and Support manager at RVA|POS. In addition, he serves as the Purple Legionnaire to the University of Richmond Colony. Andrew enjoys mountain bike riding in his off hours.

 

Mike Swartz

Mike Swartz, Gamma Phi, graduated Virginia Tech in 2014 with a degree in Biological Systems Engineering. Now, Mike works as a researcher for Intrexon, a biotechnology company in the DC area, and enjoys rock climbing in his free time. 

 

Victor Weiss

Victor graduated Virginia Tech in 2016 as a member of the Gamma Psi pledge class. He will begin his career in July as a Software Engineer with Capital One in McLean, Virginia. In the meantime, he is backpacking around South and Central America. 

 

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pete mcdevitt

Pete graduated from Virginia Tech in 1990 and lives in Lexington Park, MD with his wife Laura. He is a member of the Alpha Sigma pledge class. Pete is a program manager at Naval Air Systems Command.

 

 

Mark bennett

Mark Bennett pledged the Omega Deuteron chapter at Old Dominion University in 1978 and graduated in 1982. He spent 29 years working for Anheuser-Busch, and in 2013 moved to Blacksburg and became the Sales Director for Virginia Eagle Distributing, which provides Anheuser-Busch products throughout Virginia. Mark has adopted our Hokies as his team, is a regular at Virginia Tech athletic events, and hosts his company's tailgate in Lot 5 just a few yards from the Rho Alpha tailgate during home football games. He is married to Nancy Schelhorn Bennett, and has two children Cameron (daughter) and Ryland (son).

 

 

stephen king

Stephen graduated from Virginia Tech in 2014 and is a member of Gamma Phi pledge class. He currently lives in Charlottesville, VA and works as Assistant Operations Manager for Rockydale Quarries. On the weekend, Stephen likes to spend his time hiking up in the mountains.

 

Peter Petras

Peter graduated from Virginia Tech in 2014 as part of the Gamma Sigma pledge class. He lives in Richmond, VA where he is a Builder with HHHunt Homes. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time doing a wide range of outdoor activities such as golfing, running, and spending time on the river.