Economic Development Department

MISSION STATEMENT

The Department of Economic Development’s mission is to help attract, retain and expand new business investment in Isle of Wight County and to provide quality employment opportunities for County citizens. By attracting new industry sectors, the department seeks to diversify the County’s economic base.

The department provides staff assistance to the Economic Development Authority (EDA) and Economic Development Committee, administers the Enterprise Zone Program and provides funding to the Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance (HREDA) and the Hampton Roads Small Business Development Center (HRSBDC). The department also assists the local farming and agricultural community. Overall, the Department of Economic Development is committed to creating a business friendly environment where businesses can grow and prosper.

STAFF MEMBERS:

TOM ELDER
Director
757-365-6251
telder@iwus.net

CHRIS MORELLO
Assistant Director
757-356-1969
cmorello@iwus.net

KRISTI SUTPHIN
Economic Development Coordinator
757-365-6249
ksutphin@iwus.net

GLORIA SPRATLEY
Administrative Assistant
757-356-1962
gspratley@iwus.net

For general inquiries, email: iwced@iwus.net

Office Address
17146 Monument Circle, Isle of Wight, VA 23397
(located inside the Boykin’s Tavern Museum on the Isle of Wight County Courthouse Complex)

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 80
Isle of Wight, VA 23397