Dr. Joseph P. Casey is the Chesterfield County Administrator and was selected by the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors to start July 1, 2016.

Prior to being named county administrator, Casey served as deputy county manager for Henrico County since 2013 where he had direct responsibilities over the Departments of Finance, General Services, and Information Technology as well as the Public Library, Legislative Liaison, and Manager’s Office support staff.   Prior to Henrico, he had a lengthy career in Hanover County where he started in 1990 as director of finance and management services until 2004, when he was promoted to deputy county administrator.    As deputy county administrator, he supervised the Assessor’s Office, the Department of Finance and Management Services, General Services, Information Technology and Internal Audit.

Casey holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Richmond. In addition, Dr. Casey also has a master’s degree in public administration and a doctorate in Public Policy and Public Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Casey is a certified public accountant who started his career with KPMG accounting firm. His professional affiliations include the International City/County Management Association, and Virginia Local Government Management Association, for which he serves on their Executive Board. Prior affiliations include Government Finance Officers Association, for which he has served on their Executive Board and the Virginia Government Finance Officers’ Association, for which he has served as their President.

Casey serves on the boards of the Greater Richmond Convention Center Authority, The First Tee Richmond and Chesterfield, the Appomattox River Water Authority and the South Central Wastewater Authority, and he serves on the Capital Region Collaborative and the Innovation Council of Virginia Biotechnology Research Park.

Prior community affiliations include roles on the Board of Directors for Housing Opportunities Made Equal and Virginia Equal Housing Foundation. In addition, he has previously served as an adjunct professor for Virginia Commonwealth University and Virginia Tech University.

Casey and his wife, Suzanne, have three children.


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