West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful

About West Virginia

West Virginia is noted for its mountains and diverse topography, its historically significant logging and coal mining industries, and its political and labor history. It is one of the most densely karstic areas in the world, making it a choice area for recreational caving and scientific research.


West Virginia is full of opportunity for any business with a growing economy and a highly dedicated workforce. Whether you are running an existing business or thinking of starting a new business you can find all of the information you need throughout this business section.


West Virginia is fortunate to have a tremendous education system with a high standard of excellence. Please use the information provided here to learn more about the wealth of educational opportunities in our great state.


West Virginia is home to one of the finest workforces in the country based on our hard work and commitment to quality. Whether you are looking for new job opportunities, enhancing your job skills or researching future employment trends you can find all of the information you need throughout this employment section.


West Virginia offers the perfect balance of a rural and urban setting that suits a variety of lifestyles. This is a state where you can go whitewater rafting in the morning, go to an art exhibit in the afternoon and attend a concert in the evening. Whether you just moved to the Mountain State or your family has been here since it was founded, you are part of our community.


Maintaining proper health is vital to ensuring the highest quality of life possible. West Virginia strives to provide one of the best health care systems in the country that is affordable and available to all residents of the state. This section contains numerous resources to assist you in accessing the health care services provided in the state.


Exhilarate in the lasting beauty and natural wonder scattered throughout West Virginia. From unmatched outdoor recreation to world-class resorts, breathtaking scenery and a variety of cultural and historic attractions, West Virginia is an ideal spot to plan your next adventure. Discover for yourself what makes West Virginia wild and wonderful.

 Governor Tomblin Announces Staff Change

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced Erica Mani, Deputy Chief of Staff, has accepted a position with the American Red Cross effective November 29, 2012. Mani joined Tomblin's administration in November 2010.

"Since joining my administration, Erica has been a tremendous asset. I have greatly valued her leadership and dedication over the past two years. She has assisted in keeping our agencies running smoothly and addressed constituent needs," Gov. Tomblin said. "I extend my sincerest best wishes as she enters the not for profit sector, and I'm confident she will continue to serve the people of West Virginia well in her new capacity."

Mani will serve as the Regional Chief Executive Officer for the West Virginia Region of the American Red Cross.

"I have truly enjoyed my time in the Governor's Office and have appreciated the opportunity to serve West Virginians under Governor Tomblin," said Mani. "I look forward to continued public service in my new position with the American Red Cross."

Mani's state government service includes serving as Executive Director of the Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Deputy Secretary of the West Virginia Department of Revenue, and General Counsel for Governor Bob Wise.

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