Build, RVA is a 501(c)3 registered non-profit makerspace community owned & operated by The Build Forward Foundation.

About Build, RVA

Build, RVA is a makerspace community providing low-cost access to tools, resources and knowledge. For existing and aspiring entrepreneurs, creators, makers, & inventors seeking tools and knowledge to advance their passions; Build provides access to a community of science-based innovators & artists, and an ecosystem of tools within which ideas become reality.

Build, RVA is owned and operated by The Build Forward Foundation, a 501c(3) non-profit organization focused on individual entrepreneurship, hands-on STEM training and experimentation, manufacturing, innovation, and supporting the community's productive efforts with physical space, tools, and knowledge resources.

The Build Forward Foundation Board of Directors:

Oliver Aneiva, Director-at-Large

Kirk Bonner, Programming Director

Alex Casas, Co-President, Operations

Matt Converse, Shops Director

Bruce "Doc" Davies, Ph.D., Director-at-Large

Ashley Davis, Volunteer Director

Seth Estep, Director-at-Large

Kim Flournoy, Process Director 

Jonathan Frey, P.E., Co-President, Strategy

George Rhoads, Director-at-Large

Sam Rugg, Director-at-Large

Josh Stolberg, Membership Director

Andre Taybron, Fundraising Director

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