Department of Economic Development
Title: Development Process Manager
George Hoddinott provides project management for the county’s Fast-Track Commercial Incentive Program. He works with county staff to streamline the development process, and serves as an ombudsman to help businesses navigate the county’s permitting requirements.
Hoddinott also works on special projects that require technical knowledge of the zoning code, the county’s comprehensive plan, and other county regulations.
He earned a master’s degree in urban and regional planning and an undergraduate degree in international business from the University of West Virginia, and a professional designation as a Certified Zoning Administrator.
Hoddinott has also worked as a financial analyst, environmental planner, and land-use planner managing projects at a federal, state and local level.