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The C. FOrbes Team

Chip Forbes

Chip Forbes
Founder/President

Chip founded C. Forbes, Inc. in 1998. A graduate of Virginia Tech, his enthusiasm for the outdoors often finds him fishing and hunting with his Labradors.

Sharon Forbes

Sharon Forbes
CX/HR

On board since Day 1, Sharon’s (Chip’s wife) many contributions include Customer Experience and Human Resources. 

 

Carol Cummins

Carol Cummins
CX/Sales support

Joining the team in 2000, Carol plays many roles, including sales support, customer service, project management, and vendor relations.

 

Alec Williams

Alec Williams
Operations/Program Mgmt.

A graduate of Hampden-Sydney College, Alec services roles in warehouse, fulfillment, buying, program management, and e-commerce customer service.

Jason Fuller

Jason Fuller
Art/Design

This University Of North Alabama grad and U.S. Army vet brings skills in painting, drawing, 2D digital art, and concept design to provide added diversity to our art capabilities.

Kris McNew

Kris McKnew
CX/Sales Support

This VCU grad joined the team in 2006 with roles in sales support, operations, and program management. Kris also plays “Cheer Dad” for two very motivated and active daughters.

Sam Forbes

Sam Forbes
Marketing/Content

Son to Chip and Sharon, as a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College, Sam plays key roles of staff photographer, program web development and video content creation.

Doug Stokes

Doug Stokes
Marketing/UX

Joining our team in July 2018, Doug helps steer our digital communications. The University of North Alabama grad brings a wealth of experience in brand and content creation.

Cindy Steine

Cindy Stiene
Accounts/Finance

Cindy covers the roles of bookkeeping, accounting and finance. Originally from New York, she has much affection for her adopted Virginia home.

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Mark Rhea
Creative Dir./Design

Mark landed at C. Forbes in 2006 as Creative Director. Besides being a master painter, Mark brings 35+ years of experience in 3D, art medal, and medallic design.