Our Team

IMG 20200921 191204 058Zoe serves as an assistant for the Art for Music program. She has performed either vocals or instrumentals for many special events, including weddings, recitals and concerts. She has played piano since she was 3 and violin since she was 5, training in the Suzuki method starting at age 6. In addition to music, Zoe has a long-term interest in acting, writing & origami.

barryBarry keeps the technology humming for Valutivity--an eclectic role requiring everything from application design for our clients to sound engineering for The Consulting Arts to website management to video production.

IMG 3429 Karen headshotKaren Smith-Will is the founder of Valutivity LLC, focusing on Consulting, Coaching & Connecting. She previously invested sixteen years at Capital One as an award-winning Process Engineer, Manager and Consultant.

IMG 20220914 WA000013Ashton Leigh Will is our resident art teacher, teaching pencil, oil, pastel, acrylic, printmaking and especially digital art/manga. He also has provided graphic design for Valutivity Press and The Consulting Arts.

Xander 2014Alexander "Xander" Will has been a percussion instructor for The Consulting Arts since 2015. He has music plugged into every fiber of his being. He started learning piano at 5 and drums at 8; he also plays electric bass and guitar. Besides being a full-time graduate assistant for VCU, he is a sound tech for a local church.