John A. Nolde Jr. is president of Richmond-based Nolde Company, Inc., a Real Estate development and construction company. He is also director of the National Association of Home Builders in addition to numerous other professional affiliations. In 2008, Nolde received the Home Building Association of Richmond (HBAR) Earnest E. Mayo Award for outstanding contribution to the Home Building Industry. He previously was elected to the HBAR Home Building Hall of Fame and elected life director of the National Association of Home Builders.
In addition to his service on the Mary Baldwin Board of Trustees, Nolde is a member of the Board of Visitors for the Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership, has been a member of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce Affordable Housing Committee for Henrico County and has served as director of the Staunton Military Academy Alumni Association. Nolde earned a BBA from the University of Miami and also attended Staunton Military Academy. His military experience includes serving in the 276th Engineer Battalion (combat) Virginia Army National Guard from 1968 to 1974. He is married to Mary Harvard Nolde, and has two children and three grandchildren.