Brian Wheeler

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Brian Wheeler
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Brian Wheeler

Electoral District At-Large
Term Start 2004
Term End Aug. 5, 2010
Preceded by Gary Grant
Succeeded by Harley L. Miles

Term Start 2008
Term End 2009
Preceded by Sue Friedman
Succeeded by Ron Price

Biographical Information

Date of birth Sept. 11, 1966
Age 57
Spouse Jean Wheeler
Children Abby Wheeler
Sam Wheeler
Residence Ivy, VA
Alma mater University of Virginia
Profession Executive Director
Charlottesville Tomorrow

Brian Wheeler will resign as communications director of the city of Charlottesville on November 19, 2021 after nearly four years in the position. [1]

Wheeler served for over a dozen years as the first executive director of Charlottesville Tomorrow beginning in July 2005. Wheeler has lived in the Charlottesville-Albemarle region since 1984 and represented the community as an elected member of the Albemarle County School Board during January 2004 to August 2010.

In late 2018 and early 2019, he served as interim Clerk of the Council following the resignation of Paige Rice. [2]

From 1998 to 2005, Wheeler served as Chief Information Officer at SNL Financial, a leading provider of data to Wall Street. Prior to that, he was employed at the W. Alton Jones Foundation, a private family foundation that focused on grantmaking supporting environmental and international security projects.

Wheeler received a B.A. in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia in May 1990. He and his wife Jean Milam Wheeler have two children and live in Ivy, Virginia.

2007 election for School Board


Candidates Votes %
Brian A. Wheeler (I) incumbent 11,095 56.18
W. Patrick Wood 8,617 43.63
Write-In 37 0.19

2003 election for School Board

Results of school board elections held Nov. 4 2003.

Candidates Votes %
Brian A. Wheeler 7,796 50.22
Linda M. McRaven 7,695 49.57
Write-In 34 0.22
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections[3]

External Links



  1. Web. Charlottesville spokesman resigns, News Staff, News Article, CBS19 News, November 10, 2021, retrieved November 11, 2021.
  2. Web. City spokesman named interim clerk of council, Nolan Stout, Daily Progress, Lee Enterprises, October 1, 2018, retrieved October 14, 2018.
  3. "General Election- November 4, 2003." Virginia State Board of Elections. 23 June 2009 <>.