Regional Workforce

Rockingham County and the Harrisonburg Metro Area are home to a diverse, highly skilled and educated workforce.  Area businesses take advantage of a labor pool of more than 284,000 workers supplemented by 24,000 graduates from our region’s colleges and universities each year.

Quick Stats

   HARRISONBURG METRO VIRGINIA
 Total Employment (Dec 2014)  65,386  3.79 million
 12-month % Change  1.83%  0.76%
 Unemployment Rate  4.5%  4.8%




Meet Our Staff

George K. Anas, II
Assistant County Administrator /
Director of Economic Development
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Michele Bridges
Economic Development and Tourism Manager
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Casey Armstrong
Community Development Director
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Pete Kesecker
Development Plan Manager
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Diana Stultz
Zoning Administrator / Subdivision Agent
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Rhonda Cooper
Director of Planning
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James May
Senior Planner
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Barry Hertzler
Director of Public Works
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Phillip Rhodes
Deputy Director of Public Works
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Kathy McQuain
Parks and Recreation Director
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