Assistant City Manager

Charles E. Dane Assistant City Manager

Charles E. Dane
Assistant City Manager

Charles E. Dane
Assistant City Manager

300 N. Main Street, Suite 216
Hopewell, VA 23860
Office: (804) 541-2271
Cell: (804) 543-2761


Mr. Charles E. Dane is a native of Hopewell, Virginia. He was appointed Assistant Manager, City of Hopewell in August of 2014. Previously, he served as Deputy Director, Department of General Services, Chesterfield County, Virginia where he was responsible for the management of a department of over 200 employees with an operational budget of more than $30 million dollars and eight general services division including Chesterfield Airport, and General Services Administration.

Mr. Dane has over 34 years of experience in government, including the areas of administration, budget, capital project management, building and grounds, fleet management, communications, waste and resource recovery, print services and economic development. Previously, he served as the Public Works Superintendent for the City of Petersburg. He began his public service career in the City of Hopewell Public Works Department.

While employed with Chesterfield County Mr. Dane negotiated multiple economic development contracts for the airport on behalf of the county. In addition, he organized and implemented the strategic planning process for the department and was involved in numerous county-wide cross departmental committees.

Mr. Dane served as the Interim City Manager for The City of Hopewell from September 2017 through January 2018.

Mr. Dane has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from Liberty University.  In addition, Mr. Dane received an Associate’s Degree from Saint Leo’s University in Business Management. He and his wife Janet reside in the City of Hopewell.

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