Staff Directory

Robin N. Boyd

Senior Marketing Coordinator

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

Mallory Butler

Economic Development Manager (Business Development)

Business development and administration of business incentives

Priscilla Green

Chief of Fiscal Operations

Budget development and oversight of EDA/IDA and Department finances

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

Jameson LeClair

Real Estate Coordinator

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

Elizabeth McCoury

Redevelopment Manager

Management of strategic redevelopment initiatives

Lizabeth Meier


Accounting support for EDA/IDA and Department finances

Jared Midkiff

Marketing & Development Coordinator

Marketing information, strategic communications and website questions

Chris Morello

Assistant Director

Project coordination and oversight, general questions and information

Tom O'Grady

Economic Development Manager (Special Projects)

Business development, site development and project coordination of special projects

Derek Perry

Assistant Director

Business development, general questions and information

Joy Robison

Administrative Services Manager

Department administrative coordination and oversight

Milissa Story

Economic Development Manager (Project & CIP Coordination)

Project management oversight, technical assistance, capital improvement planning

Brittany Thompson

Senior Project Coordinator

Project coordination and management

Darius Turner

Project Coordinator I

Project coordination and management

Andy Wilks

Property Manager

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

Jordan Wilson

Project Coordinator I

Project coordination and management

Tricia F. Wilson

Business Development Specialist

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