Economic Development Authority


  • 3rd Wednesday every other month unless otherwise noted
  • County Administration Building, 800 Sandy Hook Road, Goochland, VA 23063
  • Term length: 4 years, oath of office required


Curt Pituck
Appointed:  July 5, 2016, Effective August 1, 2016
Term Expires:  July 31, 2020
Andrew Donnelly
Appointed:  October 1, 2013
Term Expires:  September 30, 2017, will serve through December 31, 2017.
Ben Slone, Treasurer
Appointed:  June 1, 2013
Term Expires:  May 31, 2017 

Richard Hall, Chair 2017
Appointed: February 3, 2015
Term Expires: January 31, 2019
Lucy Wysong
Appointed: March 3, 2015
Term Expires, February 28, 2019
Lisa Dearden, Vice-Chair 2017
Appointed: March 3, 2015
Term Expires: February 28, 2019 

D.B. Smit
Appointed: August 1, 2017
Term expires, July 31, 2021

Contact Us

  1. Matthew Ryan

    Director of Economic Development

    Economic Development Authority

    1800 Sandy Hook Road
    PO Box 103
    Goochland, Virginia 23063

    Phone: 804-556-5862
    Fax: 804-556-5654


    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Staff Directory


The purpose of this authority is to acquire, own, lease and dispose of properties to the end that it may be able to promote industry and develop trade by inducing manufacturing, industrial, governmental and commercial enterprises to locate in or remain in the County and to further the use of its agricultural products and natural resources, and all other purposes as are now or may hereafter be set forth in the Economic Development and Revenue Bond Act, Chapter 33, Title 5.1 of the Code of Virginia.

For additional information please contact Kirk Spitzer, Chairman at or call Lisa Beczkiewicz, Secretary at 804-556-5811 or email .