Virginia Commonwealth University, Wilder School, Senior Fellow (2015 – 2018)
- Several major projects including setting up a regional Export Services program for the Metro Richmond Area funded by JPMorgan Chase, the Commonwealth and the University.
G H Wingfield Consulting, LLC
- Regional economic development focused consulting firm, providing guidance to regional economic development groups
Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc. (1994 – 2015) President and CEO
- Assisted numerous high profile companies including, K-Line, Brinks, Philip Morris USA (headquarters and research/development), MeadWestvaco and Altria Group Inc.
- More than 450 businesses recruited since 1994 have committed more than $10.6 billion in new investment. The region has also added more than 46,000 announced new jobs over this same period of time.
- Nominated by the Wilder School at VCU as their Alumnus of the year and was one of 19 to be honored by the university
- Wingfield was presented the Jeff Finkle award from IEDC for longevity in economic development and providing sustained leadership in 2015.
- Organizations that Greg Wingfield has led since 1987 have been named one of the “Best Economic Development Groups in the United States” seven times by Site Selection Magazine.
- Greater Richmond Partnership has been cited by the magazine three times for pulling off the nation’s biggest “top dollar projects.”
- Outstanding Alumni Award of the College of Humanities and Sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University,
- Virginia Economic Developers Association’s Cardinal Award
- Cadmus Leader-in-Residence at the Jepson Leadership School at the University of Richmond (spring 2002)
Forward Hampton Roads, President (1987-1994)
Virginia Department of Economic Development, Marketing Manager (1984-1987)
Virginia Commonwealth University, BA and MA in Urban and Regional Planning
Professional and Community Involvement
Wingfield has been on many local and national Boards including:
- The Wingfield Family Society
- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Board of Trustees
- Leadership Metro Richmond
- World Affairs Council
- Virginia Economic Developers Association