Board of Directors
Markel is a holding company for insurance, reinsurance, and investment operations, headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.
Patricia Titus is the Chief Information Security Officer at Markel Corporation located in Richmond, VA. She will continue serving on the Board of Advisors for Guardant Global a worldwide services company. She is a Distinguished Fellow at the Ponemon Institute and serves on the Visual Privacy Advisory Council focusing on Visual Hacking issues.Ms. Titus was the Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at Freddie Mac, Symantec, Unisys Corporation and the Transportation Security Administration within the Department of Homeland Security. She was focused on transforming, implementing and maintaining robust IT security programs. Ms. Titus also worked overseas for several years in various positions within the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. State Department and various private sector firms. She has more than 20 years of security management experience. Ms. Titus is on the Board of Advisors for the Executive Women's forum and was recognized as a 'Woman of Influence' by the Executive Women’s Forum in 2009 and the Silicon Valley Business Journal in 2013. She serves on the Executive Women’s Advisory Board for the Girl Scouts Council of the Nation’s Capital.