As the Community Bank Relationship Manager for Williams Mullen’s financial services industry group, Pat Satterfield works with small banks to help develop strategies and solutions to address the challenges that these institutions face. Pat has more than thirty years’ experience in the regulatory and advocacy field, having worked as CEO of the Virginia Association of Community Banks, and before that, Special Assistant to the three judges at the State Corporation Commission and as Legislative Aide to a Virginia Delegate.

As the Community Bank Relationship Manager for Williams Mullen’s financial services industry group, Pat Satterfield works with small banks to help develop strategies and solutions to address the challenges that these institutions face. Pat has more than thirty years’ experience in the regulatory and advocacy field, having worked as CEO of the Virginia Association of Community Banks, and before that, Special Assistant to the three judges at the State Corporation Commission and as Legislative Aide to a Virginia Delegate.

Pat served as CEO of the VACB from 1985 until she retired in 2012. During this period, she oversaw the organization’s growth, developing an educational program for members. She worked closely with high-level executives at banks and other VACB members, addressing issues like regulatory compliance, internal audits, legal briefings and strategic planning to help community banks understand the state of the industry and the regulatory climate. She also worked with VACB committees to conduct research into new laws, technology, and other developments in the banking industry. In meeting and working directly with bank executives, she also helped address common concerns and handled all lobbying for the VACB at the state and national level.

Pat is a graduate of Mary Washington College, where she earned her B.A. in Political Science. She also completed a Graduate Study of History at the University of Richmond.