May 11, 2018
Keyanna Conner is the Secretary of Administration for the Commonwealth of Virginia. As Secretary of Administration, she oversees the Department of Human Resource Management, Department of General Services, Department of Elections, Virginia Information Technology Agency, and the Compensation Board.
Previously, she served as State Director for U.S. Senator Mark R. Warner, where she was the primary point of contact between the Senator’s office and representatives of state and local governments, public agencies and constituency organizations. Prior to joining Sen. Warner’s official Senate staff, Dr. Conner was a senior advisor on Sen. Warner’s 2014 re-election campaign.
Conner received her undergraduate degree in chemistry at Hampton University, and her doctoral degree in chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University. She grew up on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.