About

The West Virginia Department of Commerce’s mission is to promote and preserve the well-being of the citizens of West Virginia by providing a cooperative, interagency system that stimulates diverse economic growth, encourages the appropriate use of our state’s abundant natural resources, improves the safety and productivity of our workforce and promotes the beauty and desirability of our state as a world-class tourism destination.


Leadership

Photo of Ed Gaunch, Cabinet Secretary

Ed Gaunch

Cabinet Secretary

Photo of Wesley H. White, Deputy Secretary

Wesley H. White

Deputy Secretary

Photo of Mike Graney, Executive Director, Development Office

Mike Graney

Executive Director, Development Office

Photo of Mitchel Blake, Director, Geological and Economic Survey

Mitchel Blake

Director, Geological and Economic Survey

Photo of Chelsea Ruby, Commissioner, Tourism Office

Chelsea Ruby

Commissioner, Tourism Office

Photo of Mitchell Woodrum, Commissioner, Division of Labor

Mitchell Woodrum

Commissioner, Division of Labor

Photo of Eugene White, Director, Miner’s Health, Safety and Training

Eugene White

Director, Miner’s Health, Safety and Training

Photo of Steve  McDaniel, Director, Division of Natural Resources

Steve McDaniel

Director, Division of Natural Resources

Photo of Marijane Waldron, Director, Division of Rehabilitation Services

Marijane Waldron

Director, Division of Rehabilitation Services