Our Staff


David DeBiasi

Executive Director


David is BIAV’s Executive Director. Early in his career, David was a public health nurse for city, state, and county health departments. Since 2002, he has served in leadership capacities for two nonprofits in Virginia. His work includes government relations, public awareness campaigns, and professional and community education. David has been a strong advocate for others throughout his life.

He loves to sing and lives in Richmond with his wife, guitar, and plants. 


Christine Baggini

Community Resource Facilitator


If you’ve spoken with someone from BIAV on the phone, it was most likely Christine! She provides persons with brain injury, their family, and professionals with information about how to better understand the impact of brain injuries and the services available to them. Christine enjoys leading support groups because she gets to see firsthand how generous people can be, even when faced with tough times. She also works with support group leaders around the state in help them make their group a local source of fellowship and help those in need. Christine is also the office’s bargain finder, and often frequents yard sales and thrift stores.


Debra Holloway

Education Manager


Debra develops and conducts educational activities such as BIAV's two annual conferences, webinars, and develops new educational materials. The variety of her daily work activities keeps her engaged and eager to come to work every day. She even serves as the office's "plant mom" and makes our environment feel fresh and green. In her spare time, Debra enjoys kayaking and eating at any restaurant that serves Mexican food.

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Amy Smith

Clinical Liaison


Amy is a Richmond-area native who joined BIAV to collaborate with the Virginia Department of Health in investigating the link between domestic violence and brain injury, with a focus on screening and building relationships between community providers. Amy is also responsible for reaching out to newly injured Virginians and their families to provide support and resources, and she facilitates BIAV's Advisory Groups and Speaker's Bureau. In her free time, she enjoys music, being outdoors, and reading.



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Victoria Kercado

Community Engagement Specialist


Victoria is BIAV's Community Engagement Specialist. Originally from New York, Victoria moved to Virginia to attend Virginia Commonwealth University. After graduating, Victoria started her career in brain injury by working at The Mill House, which directly serves those who have sustained a brain injury. Victoria truly values the work that goes into serving the brain injury community and is excited to continue her work here at BIAV. In her free time Victoria enjoys traveling, reading, and CrossFit.



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