Brittney is a current resident of the Washington, D.C. metro region, but was raised and educated in Hampton Roads and Central Virginia. Coming from a family of educators, Brittney has always highly valued education and learning experiences. She is blessed to have a family that instilled those principles very early in life and frequently takes the opportunity to instill the same values in others. Brittney regularly volunteers to tutor in her local community and takes opportunities to mentor middle- and high-school aged young women.
Brittney graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Anthropology from the University of Virginia. She attended Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA to study for her Master's degree in Public Administration while working for an influential government relations and consulting firm. Upon completing her MPA, Brittney earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Richmond. During her first year of law school, Brittney was blessed with the opportunity to work in a legal externship in Accra, Ghana for the summer. She currently practices in the areas of international trade law, commercial litigation, and environmental law at a Washington, D.C. law firm. She is also participating in a year-long professional development program through Virginia Tech to learn about leadership in sustainability and climate change issues.
In addition to education, Brittney has a passion for "green" living and supports the conservation of our precious environment. In her spare time, she grows two vegetable gardens producing enough abundance to share with family and friends. Brittney is excited to offer her knowledge and skills for OIGOK's prosperity and to pass on the gift of knowledge.