Chuck is the Director of the Economic Development Department and the Executive Director of the Economic Development Authority.
Assistant Director - Marketing
Sarah is the Assistant Director for Marketing and oversees all public relations and marketing activities for the department.
Jared is the Assistant Director.
Senior Business Development Manager
Alan Boring is the department's contact for issues relating to maritime and transportation.
Andrew provides development support for special projects and is also the Secretary/Treasurer of the Economic Development Authority.
Business Development Manager - SWaM Coordinator
Contact Aleea for information and resources for Small, Women and Minority (SWaM) owned businesses.
Business Development Manager - Major Projects Coordinator
Ihsane is the department's project manager for major projects.
Business Development Manager
Contact Mike for information about the retail industry in Norfolk and also for site selection assistance for commercial development.
Sean focuses on the financial services, banking, and savings & loan industries.
Business Development Manager - Norfolk Works
Contact Mike for help with recruiting new employees in Norfolk, information about financial assistance for training, and monetary hiring incentives.
Contact Janice for assistance with demographics, business statistics, retail analysis, and site selection.
Contact Chris for information about navigating city processes.
Dawn is the assistant Secretary/Treasurer for the Economic Development Authority, and handles administrative functions for the EDA and the department.
Administrative Assistant II
Lashawnda handles administrative functions for the department.
Generate wealth for the City of Norfolk through business expansion, enhancement, and new business development complementary to our neighborhoods.
500 East Main Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Director of Economic Development