Staff

taylor Taylor Adams Deputy City Manager/Director of Economic Development Mr. Adams joined the City in 2015. After holding professionally responsible positions in Finance and Economic Development, h… Email Phone
laura Laura Hayes Chalk Interim Deputy Director of Economic Development Contact Laura for business relocation or expansion assistance, specifically with regard to manufacturing and international b… Email Phone
Steve Steve Herbert Business Development Consultant Steve is an accomplished city administrator, city planner, economic development professional and former naval officer. He ov… Email Phone
kathy Kathy Warren Deputy Director Kathy oversees the department's operations and project development activities. Email Phone
emily Emily Archer Project Coordinator Emily coordinates development and capital projects for the City of Virginia Beach and the Virginia Beach Development Authori… Email Phone
Mike Michael R. Anaya Planner III/Urban Designer Michael assists with development and capital projects for the City of Virginia Beach and the Virginia Beach Development Auth… Email Phone
barb Barbara Lito Virginia Beach GrowSmart Coordinator Contact Barbara for information about Virginia Beach's GrowSmart early childhood education initiative. Email Phone
jeff Jeffrey Smith Business Development Coordinator Contact Jeff for information on Small, Women, and Minority-owned (SWaM) business development and related assistance. Email Phone
ihsane Ihsane Mouak Project Development Manager Ihsane leads workforce attraction, workforce development, and The HIVE. The HIVE is the City of Virginia Beach Business Re… Email Phone
ray Raymond White Business Development Coordinator Contact Ray for business relocation or expansion assistance, specifically with regard to the defense, composites, sensors, a… Email Phone
Charlie Charles J. Bauman III Sr. Business Development Manager Contact Charles for business relocation or expansion assistance, specifically with regard to maritime and logistics, manufac… Email Phone
Autumn Autumn Bailey Business Development Manager II Contact Autumn for information on The HIVE, Business Resource Center, and its programs and initiatives to support the City’s… Email Phone
devin Devin Cowhey Business Development Manager II Contact Devin for business relocation or expansion assistance related to the biomedical/health care business sector. Email Phone
letitia Letitia Langaster Business Development Manager II Contact Letitia for business relocation or expansion assistance, specifically with regard to maritime and logistics, manufac… Email Phone
paige Paige Fox Business Development Manager II Contact Paige for business relocation or expansion assistance, specifically with regard to the international business sector. Email Phone
image Svetla Tomanova Project Development Planner II Contact Svetla for site selection assistance and website questions. She also manages the APZ-1 BPOL and fees reimbursement p… Email Phone
deb Deborah Zywna Project Development Planner III Debbie assists with development projects initiated by the City of Virginia Beach and the Virginia Beach Development Authorit… Email Phone
image Vicente Álvarez Fanjul Representative Europe - Spain Vicente is based in Madrid, Spain and represents Virginia Beach’s interests in the Spanish, Portuguese, and French markets. … Email Phone
Christine Christine Krauss Representative Europe - Germany Christine is based in Munich, Germany, and represents our City's interests in Germany, Austria, Switzerland. She offers assi… Email Phone
Charles Charles Macdowell Representative Europe – United Kingdom Charles is based in Ipswich, England and represents Virginia Beach’s interests in the United Kingdom and Irish markets. He o… Email Phone
katrina Katrina N. Flowers Accountant III Contact Katrina for information on the finances of the Virginia Beach Development Authority. Email Phone
vicki Vicki Kelley Administrative Specialist I Contact Vicki for information about the Virginia Beach Development Authority, MEDAC, and OLUCC or for administrative support… Email Phone
olivia Olivia O’Bry Executive Assistant II Contact Olivia to schedule a meeting with the Director, and for information regarding office management, personnel, and huma… Email Phone
elisabeth Elisabeth Parker Administrative Assistant Provides logistical and administrative support to staff. Email Phone
sam Samantha Renaud Office Assistant II Contact Samantha to schedule a conference room, to reach a member of the staff, or for general inquiries. Email Phone
anna Annagid Walker Account Clerk III Anna manages the accounts payable/receivable and purchasing responsibilities for the department. Email Phone
amy Amy Ward Administrative Technician - GrowSmart Amy is the Administrative Technician with Virginia Beach GrowSmart. She is the volunteer resource manager with our First Gra… Email Phone
image Ashley Gilmartin GrowSmart Development Specialist Contact Ashley for information on the Virginia Beach GrowSmart Foundation, a 501-c3 foundation, or to learn more about ways … Email Phone
rob Robert Fries Parking Manager Rob oversees the Parking Management division and operations for Town Center and the Oceanfront. Email Phone
casi Casi Hansford Parking Administrations Manager Casi manages parking administrations, accounts payable/receivable, and purchasing responsibilities for the Parking Managemen… Email Phone
tavris Tavris Parker Parking Operations Manager Tavris oversees the parking operations, permits and parking customer service inquiries. Email Phone
Marci Marcella White Financial Specialist Marcy manages the financial reporting for the parking operations and assists with customer relations. Email Phone