Conaway Haskins

Extension Specialist, Economic Development

Education and Degrees

  • M.S., Regional Planning, 2002, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • B.A., Government and Politics (with Honors and Distinction), 1999, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

Work Experience

  • Extension Specialist for Economic and Entrepreneurial Development, Virginia Tech, Richmond, Virginia (December 2016-present)
  • Executive Director, Virginia Community Economic Network, Richmond, Virginia (January 2014-December 2016)
  • Executive Director, Government and External Affairs, Virginia State University, Petersburg, Virginia (January 2012-January 2014)
  • Project Director, Public-Philanthropic Partnerships, Council on Foundations, Arlington, Virginia (May 2011-January 2012)
  • State Director, U.S. Senator Jim Webb, Richmond, Virginia (January 2007-May 2011)
  • Senior Program Officer, The Cameron Foundation, Petersburg, Virginia (July 2004-January 2007)
  • Research Associate, Economic Opportunities Program, Aspen Institute, Washington, D.C. (June 2002-July 2004)
Conaway Haskins
  • (804) 527-4247 - office (703) 946-3089 - cell
  • chaskins@vt.edu
  • 2810 North Parham Rd.
    Suite 300
    Henrico, VA 23294