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Marilyn West

West, Marilyn

M. H. West & Co., Inc.

Owner and Chairman/CEO

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Marilyn holds a master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health and a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Waynesburg University. She did post graduate work in Biostatistics and is a graduate of Leadership Metro Richmond and the Virginia Executive Institute.

Marilyn is the owner and Chairman/CEO of M. H. West & Co., Inc., a consulting firm that specializes in management, planning and education services. Marilyn advises and consults on matters involving operations, development, structure, regulations and strategy and has over thirty-five years of experience.  

Marilyn has served or is serving on governing boards of many organizations such as Leadership Metro Richmond (Former Chair), the Bon Secours Health Care System (Former Chairman, Joint Hospitals Board and Richmond Community Hospital Advisory Board), Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce (Executive Committee), Venture Richmond (Member, Executive Committee), the Metropolitan Business League (Advisory Board Member), Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Children’s Home Society, the National Association of Women Business Owners (Executive Committee), Senior Connections, Senior Connections Advisory Committee (Former Chair), YWCA of Richmond, the State Fair of Virginia, Inc. (Executive Committee), Virginia Emergency Volunteers for Children, Feed More Inc. – Formerly Central Virginia Food Bank (Executive Committee and Governance Chair), First Freedom Center, Virginia 21, Richmond Hospital Authority (Past Chair), Waynesburg University and the American Red Cross.  Marilyn also served as former Chairperson of two local Workforce Investment Boards, Richmond and the Capital Area. She most recently served as chair and immediate past chair of Go Red for Women of Central Virginia.  She has received numerous awards, the most recent one being the Humanitarian Award from the Center of Inclusive Communities

Marilyn is married to Edward G. West and has two young adult children, Meaghan Brittany West and Brennan Elliott West.  She enjoys fishing and playing tennis and bridge.  She also is a digital artist and shows her works under the name of M2ARM.

M. H. West & Co., Inc.
700 East Main Street, Suite 904
Richmond VA, 23219
(804) 782-1938

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