Albert R. Walker, III, Th. M, M. Div. serves as Director for Health Equity and Community Engagement for Richmond Memorial Health Foundation (RMHF). In this role, Albert builds bridges with grantee and community partners and ensures the Foundation lives into the recommendations of its Equity + Health Fellows. For Albert, his current position is the perfect culmination of more than 18 years of working at the intersection of community and health equity. This journey began at Charity Family Life, a non-profit founded by his parents. He later went on to serve as Community-Academic Liaison at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Center on Society and Health and as Director of Healthy Communities for Bon Secours Richmond Health System. Albert is a 2019 Fulcrum Fellow at the Center for Community Investment where he is deepening his expertise in participatory budgeting and deployment of capital in communities. Albert is passionate about reimagining neighborhoods and cities in a way that improves the social determinants of health for all. He believes doing so requires acknowledging our history, engaging those with lived expertise, and exploring innovative solutions to today’s challenges. When he’s not working, Albert enjoys walking his two rescue dogs or visiting the farmer’s market with his wife, Jameca, and daughter, Jasmine. He is insanely curious and open to interesting podcast recommendations.
Director for Health Equity and Community Engagement Richmond Memorial Health Foundation (RMHF) , Richmond VA