Roanoke Regional Partnership Seeks Executive Director

The Roanoke Regional Partnership is seeking to fill the position of Executive Director to lead a regional economic development organization responsible for increasing jobs, wages, population, and local investment in traditional and emerging sectors. The Executive Director also supervises the outdoor recreation branding of the Roanoke Region and helps promote that brand to attract investment and business.

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Doughty Announces Retirement After 22 Years

beth doughtyBeth Doughty will retire in December as executive director of the Roanoke Regional Partnership after 22 years. She joined the Partnership in 1990 as marketing director and was executive director from 1992-1999. 

After serving as president of the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce from 1999-2008, she rejoined the Partnership for the past 12 years. She is a past president of the Virginia Economic Developers Association, received its Cardinal award, and was named three times as one of the top 50 economic developers in North America by Consultant Connect.

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