People In The Spotlight

Getting to know Victor Hoskins and his vision as the next president and CEO of the Fairfax County EDA

Victor Hoskins

When Victor Hoskins was introduced as the next president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, he tossed out some revelations and showed off his trademark enthusiasm for his chosen profession.

He told the FCEDA staff that he’d grown up on the south side of Chicago, the youngest of six children to an Italian mother and an African-American father who would die before Hoskins turned 1. He talked about his love of music (especially jazz), walking the less-traveled streets of major cities and photographing them, and spending time with his family — in particular his grandchild.

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Most of all, he talked about his love for economic development, mentoring a staff and seeing big plans come to fruition. Hoskins was excited to learn that his new corner office is a quick walk from the Greensboro Metro Station in Tysons. E-Bird Extra got a chance to learn about the new boss and his some of his thoughts before he settles into his role this Monday, August 5.

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