About Region 4

Region 4 consists of the cities Colonial Heights, Emporia, Hopewell, Petersburg, and Richmond; and the counties of Charles City, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Goochland, Greensville, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent, Powhatan, Prince George, Surry, and Sussex.

The GROW Capital Jobs Foundation serves as Region 4’s support organization. The support organization will provide fiduciary oversight and administrative services for activities related to GO Virginia in Region 4.

Region 4 At-A-Glance

Total Population
Total Employment
Unemployment Rate
Median Income Level

Advanced Manufacturing
Health, Life Science and Bioscience
Information Technology and Innovation

Regional Priority Industry Clusters

Council Members

Sherrie Armstrong
Victor K. Branch
John W. Clements
Richard Cullen
Moses W. Foster, Jr.
William H. Goodwin, Jr.
Jennifer Hunter
Mark J. Hourigan
John A. Luke, Jr.
Barry Matherly
Jon Mathiasen
Dr. Mark E. Moore
Dr. Michael Rao
Dr. Edward Raspiller
Carter M. Reid
Dr. Gary L. Rhodes
Carrie Roth
Sam Edwards
Kim K. Scheeler
Martha Shickle
Natalie Slate
Loren S. Sodell
Paul Tuck
John Vithoulkas
Renee Williams

Regional Resources

Recent News

U.S. News and World Report
August 16, 2018
Virginia Business
August 16, 2018


Wilson H. Flohr Jr.

Notice: The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is the state agency responsible for administering the GO Virginia program. Any documents supplied on this page are sourced directly from DHCD. Please forward any administrative questions to DHCD.