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Peggy Jean Matthews

Peggy Jean Matthews, American human resource manager. Named Outstanding Professional Woman of Hampton Roads, Virginia, 1992.


  • Matthews, Peggy Jean was born on June 22, 1945 in Ashville, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Samuel Clarence and Louise (Jordan) Riley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Old Dominion University, 1967. Associate of Arts in Human Resources, Tidewater Community College, Chesapeake, Virginia, 1972.


    • Accounting assistant Landmark Communication, Norfolk, Virginia, 1968-1973. Personnel manager Plasser American Corporation, Chesapeake, 1973-1983. Assistant to president American Business Systems, Virginia Beach, Virginia, 1984.

      Personnel analyst Southeastern Virginia Training Center, Chesapeake, 1986-1987. Human resources manager Copy Data Group, Virginia Beach, since 1987. Chairman advisory board member Virginia Employment Commission, Chesapeake, 1980.

      Bd member OPTIMA Health Insurance, Virginia Beach, 1990-1991, advisory board member, since 1992.


    Party affiliation: united Methodist.


    Denomination: United Methodist


    President Chesapeake General Hospital Auxiliary, 1983. Board directors Public Library. System, Chesapeake, since 1987.

    Chairman Neptune Festival Parade, Virginia Beach, 1990. Member finance committee, co-chairperson volunteer committee Chesapeake Jubilee, 1991-1992, member steering committee, 1993-1994. Organizer City Council re-election campaign, 1994.

    Member American Management Association, Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce (Women's Division Board directors, 1985), Greenbrier Country Club, Great Swim & Racquet Club, Chesapeake Tennis Association (organizer 1985), Human Resource Managers Association.





    • Married Howell Lee Matthews, November 16. 1963; children: Howell Lee Junior, Samuel Mark.
    • father: Samuel Clarence Riley
    • mother: Louise (Jordan) Riley
    • spouse: Howell Lee Matthews
    • children: Howell Lee Junior Matthews
    • Samuel Mark Matthews
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    Born June 22, 1945
    (age 72)