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ANTHONY "Tony"MCGHEE 4 ManassasCity Council

  • Manassas will become an economic powerhouse by strategically leveraging the Manassas Airport to drive business growth, job creation, and investment in our region. ​


  • We are dedicated to comprehensively supporting our veteran community through affordable housing initiatives, transitional services, and job training programs that promote economic self-sufficiency.​


  • Simultaneously, we will empower our youth by implementing innovative summer jobs programs and workforce development opportunities tailored to equip teenagers and young adults with valuable skills and experiences for success in today's job market.


By fostering economic prosperity, caring for our veterans, and nurturing the vast potential of our next generation, Manassas will thrive as a compassionate community offering unparalleled opportunities for all.


Anthony T. McGhee was born on January 16, 1963, in Roanoke, Virginia, to the late George R. and Juanita P. McGhee. He attended Patrick Henry High School in Roanoke from 1978 to 1981, where he played football and had the opportunity to be an exchange student in Venezuela in 1980. Anthony and his family have called the Manassas area home since 1996.

Pursuing his passion for aviation and travel, Anthony began his career at The Roanoke Airport in 1982, working for Air Virginia. In 1985, he relocated to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, to work for CC Air. Three years later, in 1989, he joined FedEx in Winston-Salem and eventually transferred back to Roanoke, Virginia, and then to Chantilly, Virginia, in 1992. In 2008, Anthony transitioned to Verizon, where he worked in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. He is a union member of CWA Local 2222, where he serves as the chairman of the legislative committee and has experience lobbying both at the State Capitol in Richmond and on Capitol Hill.

Anthony married Billie Jo Lantz McGhee in May 1989, and they were blessed with two children, Anthony T. McGhee II of Lorton, Virginia, and Sarah Jo McGhee of Woodbridge, Virginia. They are proud grandparents to Beverly and Lennox. Anthony has two sisters residing in the Northern Neck area, one sister in Roanoke, and two deceased brothers. From 1995 to 2007, Anthony and his wife opened their home as foster parents to many children.  In 1997, the family joined and was baptized at Mount Olive Baptist Church, where Anthony served as a member of the Men's Choir and the Recreation Committee.

Anthony McGhee's involvement in the Masonic fraternity began in October 2006 when he joined Midland Masonic Lodge #238, where he served four years as Worshipful Master. In June 2009, he became a member of Warrenton Consistory #315 and served seven years as Commander-in-Chief. In 2014, he was appointed Assistant District Deputy Grand Master for the 30th Masonic District, a position he continues to hold. His dedication was recognized when he was awarded Assistant District Deputy of the Year in 2017, 2018, and 2021. On October 9, 2017, Anthony was elevated to the prestigious rank of Grand Inspector General, the 33rd degree.


Committed to serving his community, Anthony was appointed by the City Council and Mayor of Manassas City to the Social Services Advisory Board for two years in 2020. In 2022, he was appointed to the Manassas Airport Commission, where he continues to contribute his expertise. 



Anthony needs your support! Contribute now to help make his vision a reality and our community a better place.


JOIN TEAM: Friends of Anthony McGhee

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Veteran Support: Address homelessness among veterans by providing affordable housing solutions, transitional support services, and job training programs to ensure our heroes have access to safe, comfortable living spaces and opportunities for economic self-sufficiency.



Youth Development: Prioritize the design and implementation of comprehensive summer jobs programs and workforce development initiatives tailored for teenagers and young adults, equipping them with valuable skills, work experience, and guidance to succeed in the modern job market.



Economic Development: Facilitate job creation and business growth through strategic initiatives, partnerships, and incentives to attract and retain companies, with a particular emphasis on leveraging the Manassas Airport as a catalyst for economic development in the region.

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