starting lineup

Meet THE RVA Sports Team


Jerrine Lee

Jerrine Lee
Director of Sports Development

Alma Mater – James Madison University. Go Dukes! 
Year started with RRT – 2016
Favorite Sports Team – Dallas Cowboys
What I love most about RVA – The Richmond Region has an all-encompassing festival scene. Here, we celebrate food, drinks, art, and music year-round in numerous unique neighborhoods. These festivals not only draw us closer together as a community but allow us to celebrate our history and culture with visitors from all over the world. Whether you are with family or friends or want to venture out for some “me-time,” the festivals in the Richmond Region are sure to create a memorable experience for all. One of my favorite festivals, Broad Appétit, was recently recognized by MSN as one of the best food and drink festivals in the US. Come check it out!

My Walk-Up Song: Lose Yourself by Eminem

JC Poma

J.C. Poma 
Director of Sports Relations

Alma Mater – University of Virginia. Go Hoos!
Year started with RRT – 2016
Favorite Sports Team – New York Yankees
What I love most about RVA – The Richmond Region is a year-round outdoor gem! You can bike, raft, hike, run or even climb your way through the region. From our parks with unparalleled trails to whitewater rafting to rock climbing, there is something to do for everyone. Not many other destinations our size can say they have a river with class IV rapids flowing right through their downtown community. Want to see what I mean? The Richmond Region is home to exciting outdoor events year-round including the country’s largest outdoor music and sports festival, Dominion Energy Riverrock.

My Walk-Up Song: Centerfield by John Fogerty

Danny Bonifas
Sports Events Manager  Linkedin-Logo.jpg

Alma Mater – Coastal Carolina University 
Year started with RRT – 2019
Favorite Sports Team – Washington Redskins
What I love most about RVA: The Richmond Region has it all – from delicious eats to awesome breweries, the rocking music scene to the James River, and an inspiring arts scene to captivating museums. Richmond is the place to be and has so much to offer whether you’re a first-time visitor or you’ve been here your whole life. No matter what time of year it is or what you have an interest in, there’s always something happening – especially with our long list of unique festivals. Come visit and see why Forbes named Richmond one of the “10 Coolest US Cities to Visit.”   

My walk-up song: Can’t Stop by Red Hot Chili Peppers 

Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley
Sports Tourism Coordinator  Linkedin-Logo.jpg

Alma Mater – Radford University
Year started with RRT – 2020
Favorite Sports Team: Detroit Tigers
What I love most about RVA: I love that the Richmond Region is so diverse. It is a well-rounded place to live, work, and play. Whether you’re a history enthusiast, art fanatic, or an outdoor lover, you will not be bored. The diversity in the locals and the visitors makes this region so welcoming. Whoever you are, when you come to Richmond you will feel included and represented.

My walk-up song: No Diggity by Blackstreet