Stafford Selects Economic Development Director

Stafford County Administrator Randal Vosburg announces the selection of Kyle Allwine as the County’s next Economic Development Director. Allwine comes to Stafford from the Northern Neck Electric Cooperative where he served as Public Relations Manager and led economic development efforts for the entire service territory. He is also a former Vice President of Membership and Government Affairs for the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Kyle Allwine “A critical aptitude for a Director of Economic Development involves the capacity to forge connections and engage in cooperative efforts with stakeholders and prospective allies,” said Vosburg. “Kyle possesses an exceptional comprehension of the local business landscape and established connections, equipping him to initiate impactful actions swiftly."

Stafford conducted a national search to fill the position after the departure of Economic Development Director John Holden earlier this year. Josh Summits, of Economic Development, has been serving as the Interim Director.

“Stafford County holds a favorable position in economic progress, boasting an appealing location and a skilled workforce that draws interest from various sectors," stated Allwine. "I am eager to contribute my unique understanding of the region and Stafford County, and I have full confidence that our collaborative efforts will yield remarkable results."

Kyle Allwine is the Manager, Public Relations and Regulatory Affairs for Northern Neck Electric Cooperative. Prior to his role at NNEC, Kyle served as the Vice President of Membership and Government Affairs for the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce advocating and supporting more than 900 businesses and their more than 25,000 employees. Previously, Allwine has also held roles at the University of Mary Washington.

He serves on the Rappahannock United Way Board and the Bay Consortium Workforce Development Board. He has previously served on the Greater Fredericksburg Habitat for Humanity board. He holds a Bachelor or Arts in history and historic preservation from the University of Mary Washington and a Master of Business Administration. He is also a graduate of Leadership Fredericksburg. He lives in King George, VA with his wife Libby, an educator in Stafford County, and his son, Kyle.