WELCOME DR. LYDIA PETTIS PATTON
Dr. Lydia Pettis Patton recently joined the Berkley Group's Executive Assistance Team. She is heralded as a great leader in municipal government administration with vision, courage, integrity, honesty, humility, and professionalism. She is the first woman City Manager in Portsmouth, Virginia, in its 263 years history. Before being selected as City Manager, Dr. Patton managed 17 different departments in her roles as Department Head, Group Executive, and Deputy City Manager. Dr. Patton is a civic leader, educator, mentor, motivator, and devoted to impacting youth's lives across this nation and abroad. We are excited to have Dr. Patton join our team - serving localities across the Commonwealth of Virginia and beyond.