VP of Community Relations, Richmond Region Tourism
Vice President of Community Relations for Richmond Region Tourism, Katherine O’Donnell 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. She manages government and media relations, partnership development and oversees Richmond Region Tourism partnerships, events and training, and the Foundation. Katherine leads the organization’s LGBT marketing program, Out RVA, which garnered national media attention this year 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. She lives near the University of Richmond 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.