Office of Economic Development and Tourism

The Office of Economic Development and Tourism is the City of Lynchburg’s economic development and tourism agency. With a focus on developing people and place, staff leads business retention, expansion and attraction efforts, entrepreneurship and tourism initiatives, and business marketing and promotion for the City.

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Anna M. Bentson

Assistant Director

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Alisha Meador

Economic Development Manager

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Andrew Marks

Sales Manager

Emelyn Gwynn Light

Communications Manager

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Clayton Copper

Economic Development & Tourism Coordinator

Abby May

Digital Marketing Coordinator

Mauresa Nenadovich

Event Operations Coordinator

Keesha Simon

Administrative Associate