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RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam announced additional appointments to his Administration today.
Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity
Matthew James, Director of the Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity
Matthew James has been appointed Director of the Department of Small Business and supplier Diversity. Prior to this appointment, he served as Deputy Director for the Virginia Department of General Services. Matthew James served 10 years in the House of Delegates, with appointments to numerous Committees including Appropriations and Major Employee Incentives. He also has over 40 years’ experience in the public and private sectors ranging from jobs in banking and brand management to economic and workforce development. Matthew James is a Hampton Roads native and attended the United States Naval Academy. He has an Economics degree from Hampton University and a MBA from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg School of Management in Finance, Management, and Policy.
Secretariat of the Commonwealth
Board of Medical Assistance Services
Commonwealth Transportation Board
Longwood University Board of Visitors
New College Institute
Hampton Roads Regional Arena Authority
Virginia Council for the Interstate Compact for Juveniles
Virginia STEM Education Advisory Board
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