Town Staff


 Brian Henshaw, Town Manager

Brian Henshaw just started with the Town in May of 2013 as Town Manager and is very excited about the opportunities that Haymarket provides their residents by offering all the modern needs of a growing community while maintaining its small town charm. Brian has served in municipal government for over 12 years in the Northern Shenandoah Valley. He started with the Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission after graduating from Radford University in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a focus on Public Administration. In 2007, he completed his Masters Degree from Walden University in Public Administration with a focus in Public Management. Born and raised in Winchester, Virginia, Brian has become accustomed to seeing the positive and negative effects of rapid growth. Brian is a member of the Virginia Municipal League (VML), the Virginia Local Government Managers Association (VLGMA), and American Planning Association (APA). He is also a LEAD graduate of 2009 through the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at UVA.  Brian is looking forward to the opportunity to work with the elected officials, residents and staff to find ways to meet the changing needs of the community.

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 Jennifer Preli, Town Clerk

Born in Kansas City, MO; Jennifer moved to Northern Virginia in 1978.  Jennifer was raised in Burke, Virginia and graduated high school from Lake Braddock Secondary School.  She is the mother of one adult son, Jake, married to Joseph Ratliff and lives in Linden, Virginia.  Jennifer was hired by the Town in February 2003. She is a Certified Municipal Clerk and custodian of the Town seal and all Town records.  

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 Sherrie Wilson, Deputy Clerk/Treasurer

Born in Leesburg, VA, Sherrie has traveled much in her life due to her father being a Pastor for a Church however, she mainly stayed in Northern Virginia, which she calls home.  She brings to the Town over 25 years of office experience.  She currently is the Clerk to the Planning Commission, the Town's Tax Collector & appointed Treasurer.

 Denise Hall, Main Street Coordinator

Born in Johnstown, PA moved to Northern Virginia in 1980.  Denise was raised in Falls Church, Virginia were she graduated from Falls Church High School.  She went on to receive her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Speech Communication from George Mason University. Denise has served as an Assistant Project Manager, Substitute Teacher for Prince William County Schools and is an active member of both Ronald Reagan Middle and Buckland Mills Elementary PTSO’s.  With her she brings over 25 years of Customer Service to the Town.  Denise resides in Haymarket with her two children, daughter, Ciera Marie and son, Sean Michael.


 Holly Montague, PE, Town Engineer

Holly was born in Fairfax, VA and has lived in Virginia most of her life.  She graduated from Virginia Tech Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1993, and became a Virginia Professional Engineer in 2000.  She has been the Town's Engineer since 2005, and also became the Town's Erosion & Sediment Control Program Administrator in January of 2013.

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Donna Beahm, Administrative Assistant

Born in Rappahannock County, Donna has lived and worked in Northern VA the last 20 years to include Prince William Fire & Rescue and the Dept of Interior.  Donna was hired in January 2015 and brings to the Town over 25 years of office experience.  She serves as the Administrative Assistant. She currently resides in Amissville, VA. 


Marchant Schneider, Town Planner
703-753-2600, ext 204



The Clerks' Office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm.


There are three Notary Publics at Town Hall; this service is offered at no charge. Should you require Notary services, please be sure to bring a photo identification and be sure you to sign it in front of the Clerk, not beforehand.