Michael W Hatfield assumed the position of full-time County Administrator on October 22, 2018. The County Administrator executes policies established by the Board of Supervisors or mandated by the Commonwealth of Virginia, represents the Board in County matters, and reports directly to the Board of Supervisors. Mr. Hatfield also manages County Administration staff, the Public Works Department, and other special projects as needed.
Chief Financial Officer
The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for management of the County's financial matters including the preparation and administration of the annual County budget and annual financial audit.
The County Attorney represents and advises the County in legal matters.
Economic Development & Grants Supervisor
The Economic Development Supervisor is responsible for Wise County's business development and retention efforts. This position also jointly oversees the county's Marketing & Community Development office.
Industrial Development Supervisor
The Industrial Development Supervisor is responsible for supporting existing industry and new industrial development efforts in Wise County. This position also provides staff support to the Wise County Industrial Development Authority and jointly oversees the county's Marketing & Community Development office.
Executive Secretary to the County Administrator
Contact Annette Underwood if you would like to make an appointment to see or leave a message for the County Administrator, or to request information about the County Administrator's Office. Ms. Underwood also serves as secretary to the Wise County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) and the Wise County Recreational Facility Authority.
Financial Management Assistant
The Financial Management Assistant is responsible for the County's payroll, benefits administration, and other human resources duties.