History & Philosophy
Management Team
Holladay Construction

The Holladay Corporation has a distinguished history of outstanding corporate citizenship and an excellent reputation throughout the business community. The company is made up of hundreds of committed, hard-working professionals. We are a hands-on, service-directed and detail-oriented firm, with leadership that is involved in every aspect of our business.

Wallace F. Holladay, Jr., President
Mr. Holladay is responsible for all aspects of The Holladay Corporation's real estate efforts. Since joining The Holladay Corporation in 1973, he has completed the development and rehabilitation of over 3,000 multifamily rental and for-sale units throughout the area.

Mr. Holladay is currently on the Board of Directors of the National Rehabilitation Hospital, the Board of Directors of the First Tee of Washington, Chief Executive Officer of the Virginia Roofing Corporation and Vice President of Brandywine Sand and Gravel Company. Prior to these positions, he was a member of the Advisory Board of Riggs National Bank, Vice-Chairman of the Council for the Phillips Collection, and a member of the executive committee of the Greater Washington Boys and Girls Club. He Mr. Holladay graduated from Oberlin College and attended American University Law School.

Rita J. Bamberger, Senior Vice President
Ms. Bamberger is a Principal and Senior Vice President of The Holladay Corporation, responsible for acquisition and development projects in the Washington metro area. She joined Holladay in 1995 and has over 25 years of residential development experience in the Washington area.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Bamberger was Director of Residential Development at The Charles E. Smith Companies and a partner at Trammell Crow Residential, where she completed 1,400 apartments and condominiums in Washington, Richmond, and the Tidewater areas of Virginia. She was also an associate in the Public Finance Group of the Urban Institute. She is on the Executive Committee of the Washington District Council of the Urban Land Institute and a member of the Board of Directors of the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing. Rita has a B.A. degree from the University of Colorado and a Masters Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from The George Washington University.

Colleen S. Chavez, Comptroller
Mrs. Chavez is responsible for maintaining management information systems, cash management, and corporate and partnership financial control and accounting functions for The Holladay Corporation.

Prior to joining Holladay in 1993, she worked for a Maryland public accounting firm. She graduated from University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Jill A. Donahue, Assistant Vice President
Ms. Donahue, who is a Certified Property Manager and a licensed real estate broker in Maryland and the District of Columbia, is responsible for the management of The Holladay Corporation's properties in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area. She has been with The Holladay Group since 1979.

Her professional affiliations include the Institute of Real Estate Management, Greater Washington Commercial Association of Realtors, and the Property Management Association.

Jessica H. Sterchi, Associate, Development & Acquisitions
Mrs. Sterchi is a member of the development team working on the acquisition and development of residential and mixed use projects.

Prior to joining The Holladay Corporation in November 2008, she worked as an Assistant Vice President in the Institutional Equity Sales Group for FBR Capital Markets, an investment bank based in Arlington, VA. Mrs. Sterchi received her BA in Economics from Vanderbilt University and her MS in Real Estate from Johns Hopkins University.

Charles C. Hutchens, Director of Development & Acquisitions
Mr. Hutchens is a member of the development team working on the acquisition and development of residential and mixed use projects.

He joined The Holladay Corporation in July 2005, after working in the mortgage banking group at Walker & Dunlop, a Washington area real estate and financial services firm. Mr. Hutchens is a graduate of the University of Richmond with a BA in Economics.

Stephen H. Weatherby, Vice President of Construction
Mr. Weatherby oversees construction operations including budgeting, production, scheduling, and safety and quality control. He also assists in pre-development project planning.

Mr. Weatherby joined Holladay in the spring of 2002 and has been in the construction industry for over 20 years. He is a graduate of the University of Maine with a BA in Political Science.