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 Sciences and Biosciences
Information and Emerging Technologies

Regional Priority Industry Clusters

Council Members

Mark Hourigan Chair
Todd HaymoreVice Chair
Brian Anderson
Sherrie Armstrong
Joseph Casey
John W. Clements
Moses W. Foster, Jr.
William H. Goodwin, Jr.,
Dr. Melody Hackney
Martha Heeter
Jennifer Hunter
John A. Luke, Jr.,
Dr. Mark E. Moore
Paula Pando
Dr. Michael Rao
Dr. Edward Raspiller
Carter M. Reid
Carrie Roth
Lisa Ruggles
Natalie Slate
Loren S. Sodell
Paul Tuck
John Vithoulkas

Regional Resources

Recent News



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.