Corey Williams is the founder & creative director of Rivertown. A Danville transplant & an Averett University alumnus, Corey received his B.S. in Psychology in May 2014. After graduating and serving a year as an intern through DRF, Corey relocated to Richmond, Virginia for, what he calls, a creative gap year. While there, he focused on becoming a better artist, writer & photographer. In December 2016, Corey moved back to Danville and in May 2017, he graduated with his M.A in English. Upon moving back, Corey quickly got involved with several organizations including Danville After Hours Rotary, God’s Storehouse & Middle Border Forward, all of which he serves board positions. Corey is an alumnus of the Middle Border Forward’s Fellowship & currently serves as the Alumni Representative on their board. Corey takes great pride in living in this region & is proud to say that Danville is home. When he isn't writing stories or serving the community, Corey enjoys running, taking photos, traveling & enjoying the local coffee, food & beer scene in Danville & surrounding areas.
Thomas Clark is the operations director of Rivertown. A Henry County native, Thomas is heavily involved with the Danville community & revitalization efforts. Thomas works for American National Bank & Trust Company and is pursuing his Bachelor of Business Administration at Averett University. He also serves as a Danville After Hours Rotarian and is involved with several other local organizations including Danville By Choice & Middle Border Forward. When he’s not volunteering in the community or studying, Thomas enjoys exploring the local food scene, staying up-to-date with the latest hip-hop news, taking road trips & spending time with his dog, Katy.
Caleb Cassell is a staff writer for Rivertown. Born in Danville, VA & raised in Blanch, NC, from a very young age, he has always had a very outgoing personality & has no difficulty making friends in the Dan River Region. Caleb’s very first job was at GTC Danville Cinemas where he worked for a year and developed many relationships with people in the community. After graduating from Bartlett Yancey High School in 2011, he briefly moved away to live with his aunt and uncle in Chapel Hill, NC. During that time, he attended Alamance Community College. Recently, he made the decision to move to Chatham with his wife, Corinne.
Caleb has joined the Rivertown team with the hopes to grow the relationships he has made in the community & developing new ones. Always having a heart for others, he wants to see all needs met in this community. Books & Barbers was just the beginning of the impact he has began to make & he is eager to make more. When he is not writing or talking sports, you can find Caleb playing video games in his man cave, enjoying craft beer with his guys or spending time with his wife in their quiet country cabin. Look for the Carolina Hurricanes hat and always remember “Go Cubs Go!”