Marilyn Coates Speight joined the Foundation in March 2011. She assists with all Foundation events and the administration of the suites at Scott Stadium, Davenport Field and John Paul Jones Arena.
A native of Danville, Va., Marilyn earned a bachelor’s degree in public relations and sports communication from James Madison University in 2008. Upon graduation she worked as an event planner for the Office of the Dean of Students at UVA until joining the VAF staff. She received a certificate in Meeting and Event Planning from UVA in 2009 and became a Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP) in 2014.