Our Team


Ted Chandler

Co-Founder and Managing Director

Ted is Co-founder and Managing Director of NRV, a Virginia based venture capital firm that brings counsel, connections and capital to high growth early stage companies.

He offers more than 30 years of C-suite experience, strategic leadership and board service. Ted chairs the boards of directors of Territory, Inc. and WealthForge Holdings, Inc., two of NRV’s portfolio companies

As a community leader, Ted serves on the following boards of directors: Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges, University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond Performing Arts Center, and the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy Foundation at UVA. He co-chairs the RVA/Hampton Roads Collaborative, and previously served as chairman of VCU Massey Cancer Center, Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce, Partnership for Nonprofit Excellence, Maymont Foundation, Richmond Arts Foundation, and the Association for Corporate Growth. Ted previously served on the boards of directors of the Mutual Assurance Society of Virginia, Greater Richmond Partnership, and the Virginia Business Council.

Prior to co-founding NRV, Ted served as Chairman and CEO of LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc. (Fortune 500); and as Lead Director of Hilb, Rogal and Hobbs Co. (NYSE). He began his career as an attorney at Williams Mullen, a large Mid-Atlantic law firm where he specialized in general corporate, mergers and acquisitions, and securities law.


Bachelor of Science in Accounting, McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia

Juris Doctor, University of Richmond School of Law


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