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Executive Vice President of Strategic Patient
Patient Advocate Foundation
Alan Richardson joisned Patient Advocate
Foundation in January 2004 as the Vice President of Corporate Development
and has served as Executive Vice President of Resource, Executive Vice President
of Corporate Development Operations, Chief Development Operations Officer
and is currently the Executive Vice President of Strategic Patient Solutions.
He is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with a degree in Mass
Communications. He has twenty plus years of development experience in the
health care field, both in the free clinic and community health center look-alike
Alan worked as the Director of Development for the Fan Free Clinic in Richmond,
VA. where he was responsible for all grant writing and special event planning
and promotion. While there, he obtained funding for a newly created Women
and Children's Health Initiative, a program to provide health care for women
and children. He also obtained funding to expand the Food Pantry Project
which supplied basic food items for patients living with HIV/AIDS who were
clients of the clinics' AIDS Program, the Richmond AIDS Information Network.
Alan was also the Director of Development for Olde Towne Medical Center located
in Williamsburg, VA where he was responsible for all grant writing and special
events. Alan was successful in obtaining funding to create the Family Health
Care Van project which purchased a 26 foot mobile van that was a "clinic
on wheels" that traveled the greater Williamsburg area providing health care.
Alan also served as Leader of the agency's participation in the Bureau of
Primary Health Care's Northeast Redesign Collaborative which redesigned the
OTMC patient visit. He also worked as staff support and auction chair for
the Autumn Leaf Golf Classic, a golf tournament held each year. Prior to
working in development, Alan was a graphic designer, creating direct mail,
advertising materials and campaigns for various companies and clients.
Alan is very involved in his community. He is a past President of the West
End Jaycees in Richmond, a past President of the Virginia Jaycees and the
Virginia JCI Senate, and is a past National Vice President of the United
States Junior Chamber of Commerce. He has served on the Virginia Jaycees
Long Term Training Committee, the Corporate Planning Committee and currently
serves on the Finance Committee. Alan has also trained leaders at the local,
state, national and international levels. He has been recognized as a Life
Member of the West End and Virginia Jaycees, a US Ambassador (life membership
in the US Jaycees) and as a JCI Senator (life membership in the worldwide
Jaycees). Alan has also been recognized as an Outstanding Young Man in American
four times, Who's Who in American Advertising, and as an Outstanding Young
Virginian by the Virginia Jaycees. He was recognized by Patient Advocate
Foundation as the 2004 Advocate of the Year.
Alan has served on the American Red Cross-Colonial Virginia Chapter Board,
the Williamsburg AIDS Network Board/Eastern Virginia AIDS Network, and The
Leadership Historic Triangle Board, a program that he participated in as
a class member in 1999. Alan has been a Trustee on the Virginia Jaycee Foundation
since 2002, having served as 2nd Vice President and as President from 2008
to 2013. He is currently serving as a Trustee for Camp Virginia Jaycee.
Alan is a Hampton native and currently resides in Williamsburg, VA..