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Q&A: Newport News' Florence Kingston on why she loves her job and stayed so long

Q&A: Newport News' Florence Kingston on why she loves her job and stayed so long

Florence Kingston, the Newport News Development Director, has overseen some of the city's largest projects: City Center at Oyster Point, Newport News Shipbuilding's Downtown Apprentice School and major company expansions. She dishes on her 34-year career with the city, why she stayed and what success means. Kingston was there when the economic and industrial development authorities were created. Early in her career she worked on projects like the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport terminal.  In addition to being involved in multiple regional efforts and civic groups like Girls Inc., she its on the advisory board of Christopher Newport University’s Joseph...

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