Linwood Thomas is a native of Fredericksburg, Virginia. He graduated from George Mason University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Communications with a Minor in Business Management. He served as the Director of Marketing and Global Business Development at the Fredericksburg Regional Alliance for almost five years. His role at the Alliance was to facility the creation of jobs for the Greater Fredericksburg Region’s tax base as well as assisting existing industry with the ability to grow and expand. Some of his accomplishments over the last 4 years include facilitating the creation of over 1400 jobs with capital investments of over 100 million dollars for the region. He also lobbies for utility and infrastructure legislation that will help the region grow and expand. Linwood has served as a Rotarian in the Greater Fredericksburg Region, and currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of the Next Generation of Young Professionals. He has also completed Leadership Fredericksburg, a program for Executive Leaders, and has served on the Fundraising Committee for the Rappahannock United Way, and Ducks Unlimited. Linwood is currently in the process of completing his certification as an economic developer through IEDC. He was just recently honored as one of the 10 Top Under 40 in the Greater Fredericksburg Region.
E. Linwood Thomas IV
Economic Development Director
King George County
10459 Courthouse Drive, Suite 200
King George, VA 22485