Chris Ward came to the Development Department from the private sector where he served as a Community Development Consultant to numerous localities across Virginia for fourteen years. He specialized in assisting local governments with economic development, housing, and hazard mitigation issues in their communities.
Mr. Ward received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wake Forest University in Political Science. He obtained a Master’s Degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Urban and Regional Planning. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and tackling projects around the house.