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Tricia Harper

Joined the board in: 2023

Professional title: Advisory Lead Partner for KPMG LLP


Tricia Harper serves as KPMG Lead Partner for the Commonwealth of Virginia, as part of the firm’s State & Local Government leadership team. She oversees KPMG’s service delivery and operations across the entire Commonwealth, including Executive Branches, localities, academic medical centers, and public universities. Her efforts focus on supporting strategy and transformative initiatives to drive enhanced outcomes for state agencies.

Tricia took on this role in 2019, after serving as Chief of Staff to KPMG’s first female Chairman and CEO, where she was responsible for driving firm-wide initiatives around growth, values and culture and Board Governance. Tricia joined KPMG over 20 years ago, after obtaining her B.A. from James Madison University. She is passionate about serving the local community and has engaged in roles that provide her this opportunity, including Families Forward Virginia, LEAD Virginia, Young Life Powhatan, and as an advisor to various women’s leadership boards.

Tricia resides in Powhatan, Virginia where she focuses on her “hobby” farm, along with her three children.