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Alan Richardson
Executive Vice President of Strategic Patient Solutions
Patient Advocate Foundation

Alan RichardsonAlan 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 settings.

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..