Meet the Team

Gigi Davis | Adult Career Coach

Gigi has over 20 years of experience as a career counselor and academic advisor from high school to higher education at both the University of Virginia and Piedmont Virginia Community College. She enjoys working with people of all ages to help them find their future. When she’s not at work, she is playing tennis, working on her house/yard, or spending time with family and friends.

Judy Robinson | Administrative Assistant

Judy Robinson was born in Madison County, and received a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Virginia. She has experience in Medicare, Medicaid and Health Insurance Marketplace counseling, as well as in tax preparation. She can be found at the front desk at the PVCC offices in the Jefferson School and looks forward to assisting you.

Ridge Schuyler | Dean, Community Self-Sufficiency Programs

Ridge Schuyler graduated from the University of Michigan and the University of Virginia School of Law. Ridge spent 10 years on Capitol Hill serving as chief of staff to U.S. Congressman Rick Boucher and chief policy Aadvisor to U.S. Senator Charles S. Robb of Virginia. In 2011, Ridge published the Orange Dot Report which analyzed the economic struggles facing a considerable portion of Charlottesville’s families and suggested solutions. Ridge founded and directs the Charlottesville Works Initiative, a partnership between the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce and Piedmont Virginia Community College, to implement those solutions. Ridge serves as dean of Piedmont Virginia Community College’s new Community Self-Sufficiency Programs, which uses a peer network to identify people being left behind in our economy, and provides the training and supports they need to find quality employment in our community. He connects real people to real jobs so they can realize their potential.