Ms. Deborah Martin Petrine, of Hardy, earned her bachelor’s in business administration from the Virginia Tech in 1978. She is president and chief executive officer of CCR (Commonwealth Care of Roanoke Inc.), which owns and operates 12 long-term-care facilities in Virginia. Petrine founded the company in 2001, and also is a former president of Longleaf Senior Living LLC, which managed 32 assisted living facilities in North Carolina. Petrine serves on the boards of directors for the Virginia Tech Foundation and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. She is a member of the cabinet of the Pamplin Advisory Council and also is a member of the Roanoke Valley Hokie Club. Petrine has served on the advisory board for the management department of Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business. She also has served on the advisory board for the Virginia Tech Center for Gerontology. In 2005, Petrine received the Virginia Health Care Association’s James G. Dutton Award for lifetime achievement in the long-term-care field in the commonwealth. She received the Pamplin Distinguished Alumni Award in 2011.