VersAbility Resources welcomes Joe Harrow as Chief Development Officer of the nonprofit committed to ensuring people with disabilities live full and productive lives.
Harrow brings 35 years of business success in the banking and insurance industries to the position that is effective immediately. As Chief Development Officer, he will focus on fundraising, resource development, business development, marketing, community relations, advocacy and awareness for VersAbility, which annually serves more than 1,800 people with disabilities and their families.
“We are very excited that Joe is devoting his considerable experience, his extensive network, and his skills and expertise to furthering VersAbility’s mission, said Kasia Grzelkowski, its President and CEO.
In addition to owning a Williamsburg insurance firm, Harrow served as the Virginia Regional President of Towne Insurance. He is a former Board Member and Chair of Hospice House & Support Care of Williamsburg, The Historic Virginia Land Conservancy and Angels of Mercy Medical Center. Harrow has also served on the boards of Grove Christian Outreach Center, the James City County Educational Foundation and Avalon Center, a domestic violence shelter in Williamsburg.
“I want to give back and do something that can have a real impact on this community and in people’s lives,” Harrow said. “I will use my experiences gained in my professional life for the benefit of VersAbility Resources and those that we serve.”
Harrow is a graduate of Randolph Macon College. He and his wife, Leanne, reside in Williamsburg.
As Chief Development Officer, Harrow said he looks forward to “opening heart and minds” by raising the visibility of the Hampton nonprofit that operates programs in early childhood, student services, day support and residential. VersAbility also offers diverse employment programs for adults with disabilities.
Harrow can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 757-600-7083.