The Virginia Tech Foundation has announced the promotion of two of its senior administrators.

Terri Mitchell has been named associate vice president for administration and controller, and Kevin Sullivan becomes associate vice president for administration and general counsel.

In her new role, Mitchell will lead the foundation’s administrative operations including accounting and financial reporting, human resources, and information technology. She is a licensed certified public accountant (CPA) and has served the foundation for three years. Her prior work experience includes three years of service to the university as an administrator, and nine years in public accounting and industry in the private sector.  

Mitchell earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Virginia Tech and a MBA from Old Dominion University. She has served on the boards of several non-profit organizations and is currently serves on the board of directors of the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce.

Sullivan will oversee real estate acquisition and development, corporate compliance, and legal affairs. Sullivan joined the Virginia Tech Foundation in 2003, prior to which he worked both as an in-house corporate attorney and in private legal practice.  During his career, Sullivan worked for MCI Communications Corporation, ExxonMobil Corporation, and as an associate with the law firm of LeClair Ryan P.C.

Sullivan earned his law degree from Northern Illinois University, a master’s degree in political science from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Northern Illinois University. He serves on the board of the New River Planning Commission and the New River Valley Friends of the Roanoke Symphony.

This story was written by Linda Fleming.

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