Alumni Spotlight

Alumni

Alumni Spotlights


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Apr
2020

Lori Merricks, Class of 2015



Lori Merricks

Director of Marketing & Communications, Danville Regional Foundation
Danville, VA


What was your biggest takeaway or lesson learned from Lead Virginia that continues to resonate with you today?
Growing up in Southern Virginia and then moving away for almost 20 years, I had much to relearn about my home. Lead Virginia introduced me to people who truly care about the communities they serve and helped me understand that while our zip codes may differ, the work and the challenges we are facing are very similar. Economic and social challenges aren’t limited by city and county boundaries.

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Apr
2020

Scott Booth, Class of 2019



Scott Booth

Chief of Police, Danville Police Department
Danville, VA


What was your biggest takeaway or lesson learned from Lead Virginia that continues to resonate with you today?
The biggest lesson for me is that there is tremendous talent here in the commonwealth, in both the private and public sectors, working together to make Virginia a better place, everyday.

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