Valentine is an interventional cardiologist at Centra Health in Lynchburg, VA. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia, where he was named the outstanding senior, and the University of Virginia, School of Medicine. He completed his medicine and cardiology training at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. Valentine has served the College in many roles, including ACC Treasurer and Secretary, as well as chair of the ACC Board of Governors, and governor of the ACC’s Virginia Chapter. He was co-chair of the ACC Advocacy Committee and served on the task force to develop the Cardiac Cath Lab Quality Tool Kit. He chaired the ACC Medical Directors Institute, promoting collaboration between payers and physicians and the concept of appropriate use. He is co-chair of the College’s annual Cardiovascular Summit and is incoming ACC Vice President. He is married to Shannon Valentine, a former member of the Virginia House of Delegates, and has three active college-aged children.