Thomas N. Chewning

Thomas N. Chewning is retired executive vice president and chief financial officer of Dominion Resources.

Chewning held a variety of positions with Dominion after joining the company in 1987. During the preceding 10 years, Chewning served as chief executive officer of Air Van Lines Inc., a Seattle-based transportation company. He began his business career in 1969 as a commercial banker in North Carolina.

He received his undergraduate degree in 1967 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received an MBA from the Wharton School of Finance in 1969.

He serves as Chair of the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation and as Chair of the Richmond Regional Advisory Council for Smart Beginnings. Chewning serves as a Trustee of Virginia Union University and as a Board member of the Community Foundation and the MCV Foundation. He is a Board member and past Chair of U-Turn, Inc., a Christian ministry to young athletes. Governor McDonnell appointed Chewning to the Treasury Board in 2010.

He was co-chair of fund-raising for the Arthur Ashe Monument on Richmond’s historic Monument Avenue, for which Style magazine honored him as co-Richmonder of the Year, along with Paul DiPasquale, the monument’s sculptor. Institutional Investor magazine named Chewning CFO of the Year for the Utility Industry for 2005.

He served as chairman of the 2005 Richmond-area United Way campaign. He attends First Baptist Church, is an ordained deacon and is a member of the church’s Endowment Board.

He and his wife, Nancy, live in Richmond and have a son, a daughter and two grandsons.