Vice President, Conrad M. Hall '65
Appointed July 2014
A native of Norfolk, Virginia, Mr. Hall joined Landmark Communications, Inc. in September 1970 after having worked for the company as a summer intern in 1969. He began in broadcasting at WTAR-TV and Radio, then joined the Landmark corporate staff in 1971 as a financial analyst. He was promoted to director of management information in 1973 and was named treasurer in 1975.
In 1977, Mr. Hall joined The Virginian-Pilot and The Ledger-Star division of Landmark as vice president and business manager, and later became vice president and circulation director. He then was appointed vice president for operations. In 1981, he rejoined the Landmark corporate staff as vice president for human resources and was subsequently named executive vice president and chief financial officer in 1985. In 1989, he was named the president of the newly formed Landmark Target Media, Inc.
On April 1, 1991, he became President and Chief Executive Officer of Trader Publishing Company. In September of 2006, he became President and Chief Executive Officer of Dominion Enterprises, a new company formed from a reorganization of Trader. Dominion Enterprises, headquartered in Norfolk, VA, is a leading media and information services company serving employment, automotive, real estate, marine, recreation, and industrial markets in the United States. The company has over 40 market-leading websites reaching over eight million monthly visitors, magazine publications with combined weekly circulation of nearly six million, with 6,600 employees nationwide.
Mr. Hall currently serves on the Board of Directors of Landmark Communications, Inc., ACCESS where he serves as secretary and treasurer, the Greater Norfolk Corporation, The Norfolk Academy, and the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters. He is a Past President of the VMI Foundation, Inc. where he also served as Trustee and Chairman of the VMI Investment Committee. Mr. Hall also served on the Board of Visitors for Old Dominion University from 2003 to 2011 and was a member of the Executive Committee and Chairman of the Administration and Finance Committee.
Mr. Hall’s education includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Virginia Military Institute and a Master of Business Administration from the Darden School of the University of Virginia. He served as an artillery officer in the United States Army from 1966 to 1968.