Katie Tewell & Brian Bogart Join Board of Trustees

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Saturday, August 31, 2019

Celeste M. Brooks P'12, '21, Director of Communications

At the June 2019 meeting, the Randolph-Macon Academy Board of Trustees welcomed two new members: Katie McIntyre Tewell of Front Royal and Brian Bogart of Vienna.

Katie Tewell '97, COO of The Apple House Restaurant & Gift Shop in nearby Linden, VA, is one of R-MA's newest board members. Katie McIntyre Tewell is a 1997 graduate of Randolph-Macon Academy and holds a B.S. degree in hospitality and tourism management from James Madison University. She is the COO of The Apple House Restaurant & Gift Shop LLC, including the popular “Fork’d” food truck and the Bushel Pub, as well as IC Cream, LLC. Katie serves on the executive board of the Front Royal-Warren County Chamber of Commerce (past chair), Front Royal Rotary Club, Blue Ridge Arts Council, and the Tourism Committee for Front Royal-Warren County. She has been honored in the past as the Front Royal-Warren County Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year and co-named the Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley Shining Star with her father, George McIntyre ‘69. Her daughter current attends the Academy. 

Brian Bogart P'03, '07, joined the R-MA board in June of 2019. Brian Bogart is the Principal of Bogart Wealth, an investment management firm that seeks to preserve and maximize wealth for clients. A popular speaker, Brian has appeared as a guest on “CBS Morning News — Mind Over Money,” as the host of “The Prudent Investor” on WPGC business radio and presents a popular series of seminars for top executives at Fortune 500 companies around the country. Brian holds a B.S. in accounting from the University of Virginia McIntyre School of Commerce/Accounting, and an MBA in financial management from National University. He continues to participate in the ongoing education programs of the Financial Planning Association. Two of his children have graduated from R-MA.

R-MA President Brig Gen David C. Wesley, USAF, Retired, noted, “In addition to being acknowledged experts in their respective fields, Katie and Brian know and love Randolph-Macon Academy. We are very excited to have them join our Board.

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