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New Trustees for the VMI Foundation

On July 1, 2011, the Board of Trustees of the VMI Foundation, Inc., welcomed five new members.

From a family that boasts five VMI graduates, Richard L. Goodall ’66 of Chestertown, Maryland currently is chief executive officer of DVCC, Inc., an international corporation that specializes in the manufacture and distribution of couplings, valves, and other equipment for a wide range of industries including fire protection, mining, construction, chemical processing, petroleum, and refining. He has held that position since 2001. He served as the company’s president from 1988 to 1994, when he became its president and chief executive officer. 

Mr. Goodall brings extensive experience in the workings of civic and charitable to the Board of Trustees. He has served numerous organizations including the Washington College President’s Advisory Board, the Upper Shore Manufacturing Business Council, and the Maryland State Board of Education. 

After graduating as an English major, Richard K. Hines, V ’66 of Atlanta, Georgia served for three years as an Army armor officer. He entered Vanderbilt University School of Law in 1969 and graduated with a Juris Doctor in 1972.

Currently, a senior litigation partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in Atlanta, Mr. Hines has focused on litigation involving product liability, mass torts and toxic torts, franchisor, and transportation-related cases for more than 40 years. In recent years, his practice has expanded to include numerous class actions as well as litigation of commercial and intellectual property interests. In 2004, Mr. Hines participated successfully in a matter before the U.S. Supreme Court on issues involving the international carriage of goods. Mr. Hines’s professional successes have earned him regular listings in such publications as The Best Lawyers in America and in the magazine Atlanta‘s surveys of the Best Lawyers in Atlanta. He was the president of the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel from 2004 to 2005. 

With his wife, Dorothy, Mr. Hines has been involved in the Atlanta community for many years, serving a large number of organizations. Mr. and Mrs. Hines also share a love of the outdoors; they have hiked all over the world and climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. 

After graduating from VMI with a Bachelor of Arts in History, Graham O. King ’61 of Atlanta, Georgia received a Masters in Business Administration from Indiana University in 1963. After two years of Army service, Mr. King joined IBM, beginning a career in information technology that would last almost forty years.

From 1999 to 2004, Mr. King capped his career as corporate executive vice president for McKesson Corporation and president of McKesson Information Solutions, the world’s largest provider of information systems and related services to hospitals and physician groups. When he retired in 2004, McKesson Provider Solutions, as the division was then known, had more than 6,300 employees and $1.3 billion in revenues.

Since 2004, Mr. King has been the president of King Consulting, LLC, mentoring executives running small businesses and/or sales organizations. He also has served as an advisor to the senior management of McKesson’s technology business and on the boards of many corporations that provide healthcare services and information technology services. 

From Winchester, Virginia, Scot W. Marsh ’81 graduated from VMI with a degree in Civil Engineering. From 1981 to 1983, he was an instructor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.  

He is a Virginia Professional Land Surveyor and has practiced and taught land surveying for more than 25 years. He currently is the Presiding Partner of Marsh & Legge Land Surveyors, PLC, a professional company he helped found in 1995. It provides land surveying services in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina.  

Mr. Marsh was a member of the Planning Commission for the Shenandoah Valley Battlefield National Park and helped draft the plan adopted by Congress to establish the Regional Historic District.  He is a member of many professional organizations including the Virginia Association of Surveyors.

Upon graduation, he received a commission in Army’s Corps of Engineers and was assigned to the 29th Infantry Division as a combat engineer. He served on active duty during the Persian Gulf War as a combat engineer assigned to a U. S. Army civil affairs command, and took part in the liberation of Kuwait City.  For his combat service, he received the Bronze Star Medal.  He retired from the Army Reserve as a major.

William E. Welsh ’64 of Akron, Ohio returns to the Board of Trustees, having previously served eight years from 2000 to 2008. 

At VMI, Mr. Welsh was a civil engineering major and a Distinguished Military Graduate.  He played football for four years and was the co-captain of the 1963 team. After graduation, he served as an officer in the U.S. Army, including a tour in Vietnam. After his military service, he entered the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, graduating in 1970 with a Masters of Business Administration. 

Mr. Welsh is the former president & chief operating officer of The Akron Coca-Cola Bottling Company for which he worked from 1970 to 1986. In 1987, he founded William E. Welsh and Associates, an independent management consulting business specializing. 

Besides his previous service on the VMI Foundation’s Board of Trustees, Mr. Welsh also served on the VMI Alumni Association’s Board of Directors.

New Trustees for the VMI Foundation

On July 1, 2011, the Board of Trustees of the VMI Foundation, Inc., welcomed five new members.

From a family that boasts five VMI graduates, Richard L. Goodall ’66 of Chestertown, Maryland currently is chief executive officer of DVCC, Inc., an international corporation that specializes in the manufacture and distribution of couplings, valves, and other equipment for a wide range of industries including fire protection, mining, construction, chemical processing, petroleum, and refining. He has held that position since 2001. He served as the company’s president from 1988 to 1994, when he became its president and chief executive officer. 

Mr. Goodall brings extensive experience in the workings of civic and charitable to the Board of Trustees. He has served numerous organizations including the Washington College President’s Advisory Board, the Upper Shore Manufacturing Business Council, and the Maryland State Board of Education. 

After graduating as an English major, Richard K. Hines, V ’66 of Atlanta, Georgia served for three years as an Army armor officer. He entered Vanderbilt University School of Law in 1969 and graduated with a Juris Doctor in 1972.

Currently, a senior litigation partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in Atlanta, Mr. Hines has focused on litigation involving product liability, mass torts and toxic torts, franchisor, and transportation-related cases for more than 40 years. In recent years, his practice has expanded to include numerous class actions as well as litigation of commercial and intellectual property interests. In 2004, Mr. Hines participated successfully in a matter before the U.S. Supreme Court on issues involving the international carriage of goods. Mr. Hines’s professional successes have earned him regular listings in such publications as The Best Lawyers in America and in the magazine Atlanta‘s surveys of the Best Lawyers in Atlanta. He was the president of the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel from 2004 to 2005. 

With his wife, Dorothy, Mr. Hines has been involved in the Atlanta community for many years, serving a large number of organizations. Mr. and Mrs. Hines also share a love of the outdoors; they have hiked all over the world and climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. 

After graduating from VMI with a Bachelor of Arts in History, Graham O. King ’61 of Atlanta, Georgia received a Masters in Business Administration from Indiana University in 1963. After two years of Army service, Mr. King joined IBM, beginning a career in information technology that would last almost forty years.

From 1999 to 2004, Mr. King capped his career as corporate executive vice president for McKesson Corporation and president of McKesson Information Solutions, the world’s largest provider of information systems and related services to hospitals and physician groups. When he retired in 2004, McKesson Provider Solutions, as the division was then known, had more than 6,300 employees and $1.3 billion in revenues.

Since 2004, Mr. King has been the president of King Consulting, LLC, mentoring executives running small businesses and/or sales organizations. He also has served as an advisor to the senior management of McKesson’s technology business and on the boards of many corporations that provide healthcare services and information technology services. 

From Winchester, Virginia, Scot W. Marsh ’81 graduated from VMI with a degree in Civil Engineering. From 1981 to 1983, he was an instructor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.  

He is a Virginia Professional Land Surveyor and has practiced and taught land surveying for more than 25 years. He currently is the Presiding Partner of Marsh & Legge Land Surveyors, PLC, a professional company he helped found in 1995. It provides land surveying services in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina.  

Mr. Marsh was a member of the Planning Commission for the Shenandoah Valley Battlefield National Park and helped draft the plan adopted by Congress to establish the Regional Historic District.  He is a member of many professional organizations including the Virginia Association of Surveyors.

Upon graduation, he received a commission in Army’s Corps of Engineers and was assigned to the 29th Infantry Division as a combat engineer. He served on active duty during the Persian Gulf War as a combat engineer assigned to a U. S. Army civil affairs command, and took part in the liberation of Kuwait City.  For his combat service, he received the Bronze Star Medal.  He retired from the Army Reserve as a major.

William E. Welsh ’64 of Akron, Ohio returns to the Board of Trustees, having previously served eight years from 2000 to 2008. 

At VMI, Mr. Welsh was a civil engineering major and a Distinguished Military Graduate.  He played football for four years and was the co-captain of the 1963 team. After graduation, he served as an officer in the U.S. Army, including a tour in Vietnam. After his military service, he entered the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, graduating in 1970 with a Masters of Business Administration. 

Mr. Welsh is the former president & chief operating officer of The Akron Coca-Cola Bottling Company for which he worked from 1970 to 1986. In 1987, he founded William E. Welsh and Associates, an independent management consulting business specializing. 

Besides his previous service on the VMI Foundation’s Board of Trustees, Mr. Welsh also served on the VMI Alumni Association’s Board of Directors.