Patricia Porter, MA
Executive Assistant to Dean
Patricia Porter-Mayfield, M.A., is the Executive Assistant to the Dean and Office Manager of the Dean’s Office. Prior to joining VCU, she served as the Director of Corporate Sales for Spectra. Porter-Mayfield possesses a wealth of experience in public relations and marketing specifically in collegiate and professional sports. She served as the Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations for the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference from 2006-2015. During her stint, she managed the media relations, marketing and corporate sales departments. From 2001-2006, she worked for the National Basketball Association, where she managed the communications department for five of its development league teams.
Porter-Mayfield has a bachelor’s degree in sports management from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C.m and a master’s degree in executive leadership from Liberty University. She is currently pursuing her second master’s degree, an M.B.A. with a concentration in Marketing from Liberty University.