Ms. Pamela Kirk was appointed to the Board of Visitors on July 1, 2005. She served as Vice Rector of the Board from 2010 to 2012.
After graduating from Old Dominion University in 1988, she began her career in the field of marketing with a concentration in commercial real estate. Her experience working with a Bank of America, Simon-DeBartolo Properties, Advantis and eventually as a consultant has afforded her extensive experience in acquisition and retention marketing, regional and national marketing campaigns, business development and management, and facility and property management. She has managed annual budgets under $250,000 and in excess of $1M.
As marketing Director for a regional shopping mall, she managed outside advertising agencies to create all seasonal and image campaigns, developed national programs, served as a site for test marketing new campaigns, and was a regional training manager for new directors.
Ms. Kirk has been responsible for the property management of commercial shopping centers in the Hampton Roads market. As Director of Business Development, she was responsible for database development and management, cultivating new clients and creating campaigns for customer retention for Advantis Construction Company, with five regional offices from Washington, DC to Florida.
Ms. Kirk and her husband Russell reside in Suffolk, Virginia.