State of Chesterfield County

Hear 2018 highlights and things to come for 2019. This 20-minute presentation covers projects throughout the county and how the county is performing on several economic indicators including health, transportation, financial health, public safety, education, job growth, employment and capital investments.

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  • Dr. Joe Casey, County Administrator or 
  • Matt Harris, Deputy County Administrator for Finance and Administration

About Dr. Joe Casey

Dr. Joe Casey has been the Chesterfield County administrator since July 2016. He has unique RVA connections via his prior tenures as deputy county administrator roles in Henrico and Hanover counties dating back to 1990. Casey holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Richmond and a master’s degree in public administration and a doctorate in public policy and public administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Dr. Joe Casey

About Matt Harris

Christopher "Matt" Harris has worked for Chesterfield County since 2008, currently serving as deputy county administrator for finance and administration. Prior to becoming deputy county administrator, Harris was budget and management director, overseeing the development and implementation of the county's annual operating budget and capital improvement program. He played a prominent role in the development of Blueprint Chesterfield, a public-engagement initiative that identifies community priorities. Harris holds a bachelor's degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a master's degree from the University of North Carolina.

Matt Harris portrait