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Posted on: August 2, 2021

Goochland Announces Director of Financial Services & Assistant Director of Community Development

Goochland County - Goochland Announces Director of Financial Services and Assistant Director of Comm

Goochland County is pleased to announce that Mary Anna Twisdale has joined the County as the new Director of Financial Services and Raymond Cash Jr. has joined as the new Assistant Director of Community Development.

Ms. Twisdale and Mr. Cash started with the County on August 1, 2021.

Goochland County Announces Mary Anna Twisdale as Director of Financial Services

Mary Anna Twisdale comes to Goochland County from the Virginia Department of Health where she served as Business Manager for the Chesapeake Health District.  As Director of Financial Services, she will provide leadership and oversight for the Financial Services department including budgeting, accounting, procurement/purchasing, and financial reporting functions to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal laws.  

In addition to approximately 15 years of local government accounting experience, Mary Anna has eight years of direct budget development and financial management experience in a leadership position including Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) preparation and financial auditing work with the Virginia Department of Health, City of Virginia Beach, County of Fluvanna, City of Chesapeake, and the City of Charlottesville.   She brings extensive knowledge of multiple Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) financial systems, including experience with Oracle (InSite, Cardinal and PeopleSoft), MUNIS and SAP and is completing her Certified Government Financial Manager credentialing this summer.

“Mary Anna Twisdale is a great addition to the Goochland County organization,” remarked Barbara Horlacher, Deputy County Administrator for Administrative Services, “Her education and experience will be a great asset to the County in her oversight of Financial Services.”

Goochland County - Director of Financial Services - Mary Anna Twisdale


Goochland County Announces Raymond Cash Jr. as Assistant Director of Community Development

Raymond Cash Jr. comes to Goochland County from Chesterfield County where he has held the position of Zoning Administrator for the past seven years.  As Assistant Director of Community Development he will assist in overseeing the Department of Community Development including planning and zoning and environmental land development.  

He brings extensive planning and zoning experience to Goochland, having worked for the Chesterfield County Department of Planning for the past 17 years.  While in Chesterfield County, Mr. Cash accepted the challenge of writing the subdivision ordinance and zoning ordinance amendments.  His experience will be a great addition to Goochland County and the Community Development team.

Goochland County - Assistant Director of Community Development - Raymond Cash Jr Update Photo


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