Press Release

Care Net Peninsula Names Ryan Holloway Executive Director

Newport News, Virginia, Release: April 15, 2019. For Immediate Release.

Care Net Peninsula, a community-funded medical clinic helping underserved women navigate pregnancy decisions and challenges, announced today that the Board of Directors has appointed Ryan Holloway (MBA) as its new Executive Director.

With his successful experience in the field of marketing and donor development, Mr. Holloway has served with International Cooperating Ministries (ICM) in Hampton since 2015, most recently as its Director of Marketing and Communication.

Dr. Kathy O’Connell MD, Vice-President of Care Net Peninsula’s Board of Directors has been quoted as saying, “Ryan is a proven senior executive with a strong track record for achieving results. He has done an outstanding job transforming ICM’s brand using industry-leading, customer-centric strategies. We are delighted that Ryan joins our team to continue the momentum of excellence and transformational change we have already gained for our surrounding communities.”

Prior to his leadership role at ICM, Mr. Holloway formerly served as Director of Development for the American Heart Association, where he raised over $1,000,000 locally for the fight against heart disease and stroke. After being recognized as 2012 Rookie of the Year in the Mid-Atlantic Affiliate, Mr. Holloway led five new fundraising events in Hampton Roads to Top 10 national benchmarks for American Heart Association. He recruited and managed C-suite executives to multiple successful chairmanship campaigns. From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Holloway worked in the Dominican Republic with Students International, where he founded a microcredit lending program in impoverished rural communities. He raised funding for start-up capital and operational expenses. His business plan was used to replicate the successful program in other countries. Born and raised on the Virginia Peninsula, Mr. Holloway graduated from James Madison University with a B.A. in Economics and Political Science and holds an MBA from Regent University.

About Care Net Peninsula:

Care Net Peninsula is a non-profit on a mission to provide practical help and hope in Jesus to women facing pregnancy decisions on the Peninsula. A 501(c)3 charitable organization, Care Net Peninsula operates an entirely community-funded pregnancy medical clinic which provides no-charge services such as pregnancy tests, pregnancy confirmation by ultrasound, community referrals, parenting enrichment, and material assistance. Established since 1986, the clinic served nearly 600 women and was voted The City of Newport News Human Rights Commission’s Non-Profit of the Year in 2018. To learn more about Care Net Peninsula please visit

Contact info: Name: Anne Sych

Organization: Care Net Peninsula

Company URL:

Address: 11747 Jefferson Ave, Suite 2D, Newport News VA 23606

Phone: 757-591-0303

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Anne Sych, Director of Development

April 15, 2019


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