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Patty Merrill

Joined the board in: 2019

Professional title: Community volunteer

After a nearly 30-year legal career, Patty devotes herself to volunteer community service.  She spent 19 years at Genworth Financial where she was Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel and served as the chief legal advisor to Genworth’s Chief Investment Officer and advised senior management relating to strategic transactions.

Patty is a member of the Board of Directors of First Tee — Greater Richmond (Chair), VPM Media Corporation, Virginia Foundation for Public Media and the Westhampton Citizens Association (President). She is also a member of the Advisory Board of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Massey Cancer Center and holds volunteer leadership roles with the Dominion Energy Charity Classic. She has previously served as the Chairman and President of the YWCA of Richmond, the Partnership for Non-Profit Excellence and the University of Virginia Law School Alumni Association.