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Patty Merrill

Joined the board in: 2019

Professional title: Deputy General Counsel – Transactions, Genworth Financial

In her professional role, Patty provides legal advice to senior management relating to the proposed acquisition of Genworth Financial by China Oceanwide and other strategic matters.  Previously, Patty served as the senior legal advisor to Genworth’s Chief Investment Officer and his leadership team. 

Outside of Genworth, Patty is a member of the Board of Directors of The First Tee of Greater Richmond and the Advisory Board of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Massey Cancer Center.  She is also a member of the Volunteer Leadership Team for 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.

Patty received her B.A. in English and a J.D. from the University of Virginia.