Elizabeth Kersey serves as senior vice president, communications and public policy for PRA Group. In this role, she leads PRA Group’s state and federal government relations efforts, oversees internal and external communications, executive communications, public and media relations, corporate giving, and employee engagement. Elizabeth has nearly twenty years of public affairs experience across various sectors including higher education and state and local government. Prior to joining PRA Group, she served as the assistant to the president for local, state, and federal government relations at Old Dominion University. She has also served as the director of state and federal government relations for the City of Hampton, Virginia. Elizabeth worked for the State Council of Higher Education of Virginia, serving as the director of communications and government relations. Elizabeth is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Old Dominion University. She currently serves on the boards of Virginia FREE, the Elizabeth River Trail Foundation, and the Virginia Chamber of Commerce.