Board of Directors
Prince William County Department of Economic Development
Christina Winn leads the Prince William County Department of Economic Development, catalyzing investment, retention, and redevelopment opportunities in the second largest county in Virginia.
By positioning the county as a leader in the fast-paced, evolving economy of the Washington, D.C. region, Ms. Winn is shaping stages for expansion and collaboration in key target industries, such as life sciences and bio-tech; distribution and logistics; and government contracting. She wants to create higher paying jobs for a highly educated and diverse workforce in Prince William County that will also build capacity for a flourishing entrepreneurial ecosystem.
With more than 20 years of economic development and private sector real estate experience, Ms. Winn is an expert in development programs including finance, incentives, and marketing. Since taking the helm of the department in 2019, Ms. Winn has implemented best practices and programs that attracted more than $4.9 billion in capital investment and 3,288 new and retained jobs. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she led multiple grant programs, providing more than $16 million in assistance to the county’s business community.
Ms. Winn earned her master’s degree in real estate development from Johns Hopkins University and her bachelor’s degree in economics from Arizona State University.