The Delores Foundation, Inc.

Helping Others Pursue Excellence (HOPE)


The board oversees TDF’s work and helps to ensure we are fulfilling our mission and making progress towards our vision.

Vanessa Carter, Founder

Vanessa Carter

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

CEO and Grief Counselor, Your Extended Support Services
Employer Support Lead – Virginia Retirement Systems

Medina Isiah, Chief Administrative Officer

Medina Isiah

Chief Administrative Officer

Owner & Graphic Designer – Medina Isiah Designs, LLC

Angela Nelson, Chief Finance Officer

Angela Nelson

Chief Finance Officer

Assistant Director, Financial Services – Virginia Commonwealth University

Carol Davis, Secretary

Carol Davis


Sr. Media Manager – Spurrier Group