The Local Government Commission Team

Virna Cothrin

Senior Program Manager

Virna Cothrin is a Senior Program Manager and management consultant with more than 15 years of experience leading cross-organizational, highly collaborative teams in the planning and execution of high-profile strategic initiatives. She specializes in the delivery of transformational strategies and innovation programs for large-scale, global organizations in the healthcare, human capital, education, and nonprofit sectors. Throughout her career, she has brought balance to programs and change initiatives, always ensuring a smooth transition between implementation and operations.

Her true passion is helping organizations, business leaders, teams, and individuals define and achieve success. Virna partners with business leaders to assess their operations, identify areas of opportunity, develop strategies, and execute efficiently and effectively.

Virna received her Executive MBA from California State University – Sacramento. She is a long-standing Project Management Professional, having achieved her certification in June 2011. As a strong believer in giving back to her community, you will often find her volunteering to help others grow. Currently, she serves on the executive board for a nonprofit education foundation in Randolph, NJ.