Our Team


Ted Chandler

Co-Founder and Managing Director

Ted is Co-founder and Managing Director of NRV, a venture capital firm funding early stage growth companies in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and beyond. He offers more than 30 years of C-suite experience, strategic leadership and board service. In addition to NRV, Ted serves on the board of directors of the following NRV portfolio companies: Territory, Inc., WealthForge Holdings, Inc. and previously served on the board of Health Warrior, Inc. (acquired by PepsiCo. In 2018).

As a community leader, Ted is a Trustee of the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy Foundation at UVA, University of Richmond Law School Advisory Board, Capital Region Collaborative, Richmond Performing Arts Center, Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges and Richmond Region Management Roundtable. Ted previously served as Board Chairman of the VCU Massey Cancer Center, Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce, Partnership for Nonprofit Excellence, Maymont Foundation, Richmond Arts Foundation, and the Association for Corporate Growth.

Previously, Ted served as Chairman and CEO of LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc. (Fortune 500) acquired by Fidelity National Financial; and as Lead Director of Hilb, Rogal and Hobbs Co. (NYSE) acquired by Willis Towers Watson. He began his career as an attorney at Williams Mullen, a large Mid-Atlantic law firm, where he specialized in 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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