Mr. Littel earned his bachelor's degree in Philosophy and Political Science from the University of Scranton and a law degree from The Columbus School of Law at Catholic University. Mr. Littel most recently served as Executive Vice President for External Affairs at Amerigroup Corporation, until that company was acquired by Wellpoint; he was responsible for growth and business development, including public policy, government relations and advocacy, sales and marketing, and eBusiness, and led the Company’s social responsibility initiatives and corporate communications. Previously, he has served at the federal and state government levels, including as the deputy secretary of Health and Human Resources for the Commonwealth of Virginia. On the federal level, he served as the director of intergovernmental affairs for the White House’s Office of National Drug Control Policy under George H.W. Bush. He has taught government, politics and communications at the graduate level, and has also served as a member of the William and Mary Public Policy Board of Advisors. He began his career in Pennsylvania as a Regional Office Manager for the late U.S. Senator H. John Heinz III and is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar. Mr. Littel previously served on the Boards of the Family and Children’s Trust Fund Board, Virginia’s family violence prevention agency, and For Kids, a program for homeless families in Norfolk. Mr. Littel was appointed to the Board of Visitors in 2012.