Contact Us


The management and staff of Stratford Hall appreciate your interest and value your input. If any of the staff members listed below can be of assistance, feel free to reach out directly.

483 Great House Road
Stratford, VA 22558

(804) 493-8038


Tickets are required and may be purchased online or at the Stratford Hall Gate House.

Grounds open daily: 10:00am to 5:00pm

Great House & Historic Area (Self-Guided Audio Tours): Wednesday through Sunday, 10:00am to 4:00pm

Visitor Center, Gift Shop, and Great House closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

Stratford Hall will be closed Thanksgiving Day.

Make it an overnight or weekend stay! For lodging information or to make a reservation, please visit


Administration & Finance

Karen L. Daly, President –

Alex Withers, Director of Business Operations & Board Relations –

Betty Branson, Accounting Clerk –

Terrie McKenzie, Office Assistant -


Laura Fortsch, Vice President, Development –

Regina Pitts, Development Operations Manager –

Marketing & Communications

Anne Wilson, Director of Marketing & Communications –

Interpretation, Education, Visitor Engagement, & Research

Dr. Kelley Fanto Deetz, Vice President of Collections & Public Engagement –

Mary Bowman, Education & Outreach Coordinator (School Groups & Field Trips) –

Kelly Childress, Director of Education –

Amy Connolly, Curator –

Kayla Payne, Education Coordinator -

Denise Smith, Museum Technician & African American Descendant Coordinator –

Matt Torres, Programs Coordinator -

Judy Hynson, Director of Research & Library Collections –

Dr. Gordon Blaine Steffey, Director of Research & the Jessie Ball duPont Memorial Library (as of November 1, 2022) -

Lodging, Retail, Events, & Weddings

Alex Withers, Director of Business Operations & Board Relations –

Lesley Brooks, Hospitality Manager –

Betsy Feezell, Gift Shop Manager -

Kaitlyn Miller, Private Events & Festivals Coordinator –

Landscape & Preservation

Matt Peterschmidt, Director of Landscapes & Security –

Phil Mark, Director of Preservation & Maintenance –