Our Staff

Please meet some of the members of our hard-working and dedicated staff.


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Victoria Banks, Events Coordinator

Victoria Banks became our Events Coordinator in 2021. She brings years of experience in event planning as she served as the Event and Conference Coordinator for Christopher Newport University for several years. During her tenure at Newport, she coordinated all aspects of events in size from 5 to 1,400 attendees while managing a staff of 85 employees. Victoria joined our team just as the impact of the pandemic began to lift and has been instrumental in reviving our events schedule. She has been embraced by customers, new and old, and brings her own certain flair to our event planning process. Please reach out to Victoria for information on Diversity Richmond event space at .


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Robyn Bentley, Director of Retail and Warehouse Operations

Robyn joined Diversity Richmond as a volunteer in 2014 and served on the board of directors for seven years, including three terms as vice chair. She stepped off the board in February 2022 to serve as Interim Operations Manager and was named DRWO in July 2022. Robyn received her BS in Mass Communications/Advertising from Virginia Commonwealth University and brings over 25 years of promotions, marketing, and advertising experience to our thrift store, along with professional organizational skills. Robyn and the Diversity Thrift staff have made great strides in the appearance and organization of the store and customers have been commenting on the improvements.

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James Millner, VA Pride Program Director




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Megan Rasmon, Accounting Assistant