About the Director
Governor Jim Justice appointed John Myers as Director of the West Virginia Lottery on September 18, 2018. Myers returns to the Lottery after having served as the Secretary of Administration for the Justice Administration since January of 2017.
Prior to his appointment as Secretary of Administration, he worked at the West Virginia Lottery as the Assistant Director from 2008-2017 and served as Acting Lottery Director from 2015-2017.
Before he started his career in public service, Myers managed corporate administration for Toyota Motor Manufacturing in Buffalo, West Virginia.
A graduate of The Ohio State University with a business degree, Director Myers previously served as the chairman of the Board of Directors for the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce and as President of the Point Pleasant and Logan Lions Clubs.