Northampton County is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. John Chandler as Finance Director, effective December 4, 2017. Mr. Chandler is currently the Vice-President for Finance with the Bayshore Concrete Products Corporation and had previously served as Assistant Finance Director for the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel District.

Mr. Chandler was born and raised in Onancock, Virginia. He attended Accomack County Public Schools, graduating from Onancock High School in 1982. John furthered his education by earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a Finance Concentration from Longwood University. Additionally, Mr. Chandler completed the Professional Accounting Studies Program at Salisbury University. John is married to Clara Chandler, a longtime Northampton and Accomack County public school educator, who currently serves as Human Resources Director for Accomack County Public Schools. They have two boys, Tyler and Taylor, who currently attend the University of Virginia. In his free time, John enjoys boating, biking, traveling and spending time with friends and family.

In a statement, Northampton County Administrator Charles Kolakowski said, “We welcome John to the Northampton County team. His skills and management experience will be valuable as we move Northampton forward.”

Picture courtesy of the Cape Charles Wave.