Staff Directory

Robin N. Boyd

Senior Marketing Coordinator


Marketing information, strategic communications, site selection assistance, business development, and website questions and information

Mallory Butler

Senior Economic Analyst


Administration of Enterprise Zones, Façade Improvement Grants and other business incentives

Saejin Connor

Accountant II


Accounting assistance for EDA/IDA and Department finances

Cherry Croushore

Economic Development Manager
(Legal & Compliance Coordination)


Assistant Secretary/Treasurer to the EDA/IDA; legal compliance and oversight

Travis Fisher

Real Estate Coordinator


Lease administration and assistance for EDA/IDA and City-owned properties

Priscilla Green

Senior Project Coordinator


Project management

Matt Johnson

Economic Development Manager
(Project & CIP Coordination)


Project management oversight, technical assistance and capital improvement planning

Shakir Johnson

Business Retention Coordinator


Questions, information and expansion opportunities for existing Newport News businesses

Florence G. Kingston

Director of Development


Department Director and Secretary/Treasurer to the EDA/IDA

Doreen Kopacz

Port Development Administrator


Harbormaster for the Seafood Industrial Park

Zoe Lumpkin, CPA

Chief of Fiscal Operations


Budget development and oversight of EDA/IDA and Department finances

Elizabeth McCoury

Redevelopment Manager


Management of strategic redevelopment initiatives

Carol Meredith

Assistant Director


Business development; general questions and information

Jared Midkiff

Marketing & Development Coordinator


Marketing information, strategic communications and website questions

Derek Perry

Economic Development Manager
(Fiscal & Economic Coordination)


Administration of special projects

Joy Robison

Administrative Services Manager


Department administrative coordination and oversight

Marc Rodgers

Senior Project Coordinator


Project management

Kalila Walker

Senior Project Coordinator


Project management

Macon Whitson

Senior Project Coordinator


Project management

Andy Wilks

Property Manager


Property management of EDA/IDA-owned properties; parking administration

Tricia F. Wilson

Business Development Specialist


Low-interest loan and matching grant programs; technical assistance for new businesses

Sam Workman

Assistant Director


Business development; general questions and information
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