Robert (Rob) Whitt majored in business administration with a focus on accounting and after graduation began his career in internal audit, becoming a Certified Public Accountant. In 1995 he joined Markel Corporation as a staff accountant. He currently serves as Corporate Controller for Markel. Rob has stayed involved with his alma mater serving on the College of Business advisory board and mentoring business students. Dodie Denison Whitt earned a bachelor's degree in English and entered the teaching field. After a 20-year career teaching with Henrico County Public Schools, she now works part-time as a Math Interventionist. Rob and Dodie enjoy traveling with their daughters, Abigail and Emily, whenever possible. They established a scholarship in 2018 to assist and encourage future generations of Mary Washington students to achieve a college education.