Pinkie Dent Mayfield is vice president-corporate affairs and special assistant to the chairman of Graham Holdings Company. Previously, she has been assistant treasurer and vice president-corporate solutions. Mayfield joined Graham Holdings (then The Washington Post Company) in 1998 as the corporate cash manager. Prior to joining the Company, Mayfield was a vice president and trust officer at NationsBank (now Bank of America), where she worked in the Investment Services Division as part of the Foundations & Endowments Group. Earlier in her career she was with Prudential Securities.
Mayfield currently serves as treasurer of the board of directors of the District of Columbia College Access Program (DC-CAP) and a trustee of the Philip L. Graham Fund. She is also on the board of directors of the Washington Area Women’s Foundation, the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, and Leadership Greater Washington (Class of 2001). Mayfield previously served as a trustee of Trinity Washington University, and on the board of directors of the Metropolitan Community Development Corporation, and CASA of D.C. She has been honored with the Washington Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business Award (2013) and received an Honorary Doctor of Laws (2016) from her alma mater, Trinity Washington University.
Mayfield graduated magna cum laude with a BA in business administration from Trinity Washington University, and received an MBA from the University of Maryland University College.