Genworth Financial announced today the appointment of Melissa Skottegaard to lead Genworth Financial's Global Community Relations program.
In this role, Skottegaard will guide Genworth corporate philanthropy and employee volunteer efforts. While Genworth's primary community relation's focus will be Richmond and Virginia, Skottegaard will be responsible for developing a strategic approach to Genworth Financial community programs across the company's operations in 22 countries worldwide.
Prior to this role, Skottegaard managed communications for Genworth's Retirement Income and Investments segment located in Richmond. She joined the company in its Denver office in 2000.
Prior to Genworth, Skottegaard, spent more than 10 years managing fundraising and grant writing for a variety of non-profit organizations serving homeless families, mentally ill, and at-risk children in Denver, Colorado.
Skottegaard earned a BA from the University of Colorado and a Masters from the University of Denver.
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