As Executive Vice President at Richmond Region Tourism, Katherine O’Donnell oversees the Sales & Services and Community Relations departments at the organization as well as the Richmond Region Tourism Foundation. She serves as a primary voice of the travel and tourism industry in the Richmond Region, demonstrating its value to our economy and quality of life. In her previous role as VP of Community Relations, Katherine led the organization’s LGBT marketing program, Out RVA, which garnered national media attention and for which she was named one of Style Weekly’s 2015 Top 40 Under 40. She holds a B.A. from the University of Richmond and lives near the university with her husband, Darby, and children Norah and Henry. A North Carolina native, she says y’all regularly and believes snow should always be an occasion to celebrate.