The Bar Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Tessa White (Charleston) has been selected to serve as the Executive Director, effective June 1, 2022.

Tessa has outstanding administrative and management expertise as a business entrepreneur, extensive financial experience as a certified public accountant (CPA), important knowledge and understanding of the legal and judicial systems from her ongoing service as the Executive Director of the WV Bar Association, and leadership expertise with community and statewide organizations.

In preparation for assuming the part-time independent contractor position as the Bar Foundation Executive Director, Tessa attended the Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner in April, the Lawyer Leadership Institute in May during which she was an active participant, and spent numerous hours reviewing materials and receiving input from Bar Foundation volunteer leaders.

Congratulations and Welcome to Tessa White, the new Bar Foundation Executive Director!