Virginia Frost B. Osborne

Virginia Frost Osborne is the communications director for Iron Capital Advisors. With more than 20 years of experience in public relations and corporate communications, Frost manages the firm’s public relations, web site and external communications.

Prior to joining Iron Capital, Frost worked in corporate communications for Americas division of IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) PLC. In her tenure with IHG, most recently as the director of brand communications, Frost was responsible for public relations and crisis communications for all IHG hotel brands in North America, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®. Frost began her tenure at IHG with the iconic Holiday Inn family of brands and directed public relations efforts for the brand’s 50th anniversary in 2002 and the global brand relaunch in 2007.

Frost also worked for five years at public relations firm GCI Group (now Cohn & Wolfe) in Atlanta, where she led public relations programs for clients in GCI’s Corporate and Integrated Marketing practices, including Holiday Inn and IHG, Bain & Company, Coca Cola, the American Cancer Society, The Carpet and Rug Institute, Georgia Pacific and KSL Lake Lanier Islands. Frost managed client relationships and account teams to execute business-to-business and business-to-consumer marketing communications initiatives, including national media relations and promotional/marketing campaigns. Frost began her career as the director of membership for the American Gaming Association (AGA), the trade association for the gaming-entertainment industry, in Washington, DC.

Frost holds a B.A. in Journalism from Washington and Lee University (W&L) and is active with the W&L Atlanta Alumni Board and Peachtree Road United Methodist Church. She and her husband, Chuck, live in Atlanta with their two children, Charlie and Mary Frost.