EMPLOYMENT

Accountant, various CPA Firms                                                      1980-1983

Controller, E.M. Todd, Inc.                                                              1983-1984

Assistant Director of Finance, County of Hanover, VA                  1984-1987

Director of Finance, County of Hanover, VA                                  1987-1994

Assistant County Administrator, County of Hanover, VA              1994-1998

Deputy County Administrator, County of Hanover, VA                 1998-2004

Interim County Administrator, County of Hanover, VA                 June 2004 – November 2004

County Administrator, County of Hanover, VA                              November 2004 – Present

 

COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES

Leadership Metro Richmond, 2009-2011

Virginia Biotechnology Research Partnership Authority and Research Park Corporation

Board of Directors, 2009-Present

Virginia Local Government Managers Association Board, 2006-2008

Pamunkey Regional Jail Authority, 1998-Present; Chairman 2000-2007

United Way Local Government and Schools Campaign, Co-Chairman 2005, 2009, 2013, and 2017

Greater Richmond Convention Center Authority, June 2004-Present, Chairman 2006, 2011 and 2016

Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc., June 2004-Present

VML Insurance Programs Board of Directors, 2012-Present

Virginia Resources Authority Board of Directors, 2016- Present

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

International City/County Manager Association

Virginia Local Government Managers Association

Virginia Government Finance Officers Association – Past President

Leadership Metro Richmond, Class of 1999

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Accounting – University of Richmond

Senior Executive Institute – Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Credential Manager (CM)

 

PERSONAL

Mr. Harris and his wife Peggy have two children, Willie and Casey

 

HOBBIES

Hunting, traveling, hiking, sports and spending time with family

 

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