Vandy Jones is retired county administrator for Sussex County. He brings more than 20 years of experience in local government and economic development, tourism, planning and community outreach to The Cameron Foundation’s Board. He is a lifelong resident of Dinwiddie County, where he lives with his wife, Maxine. They have two sons, Vandy IV and Quinton.

Occupation

Retired County Administrator, Sussex County, Virginia

Work History

  • County Administrator, Sussex County, Virginia (2017-2020)
  • Deputy County Administrator, Sussex County, Virginia (2015-2017)
  • Economic Development Director, City of Petersburg, Virginia (1996-2015)
  • Interim Director of Planning, City of Petersburg, Virginia (2009-2011)
  • Interim Director of Museums and Visitor Services, City of Petersburg, Virginia (2001-2006)
  • Economic Development Project Manager, City of Petersburg, Virginia (1993-1996)
  • Banking Center Manager, Nations Bank (1988-1993)
  • Service Manager, Firestone (1987-1988)

Education

  • BS in business administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, with a concentration in production and operations management (1987)
  • Graduate, Executive Leadership Institute, National Forum of Black Public Administrators (2012)

Activities, Associations and Volunteer Work

  • Board member, John Tyler Community College Foundation
  • Board member, Crater Small Business Development Center
  • Chairman, St. John Baptist Church Deacon Board
  • Member, Virginia Economic Developers Association
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Vandy Jones

Vandy V. Jones, III