Economic Development Team

Services

The Roanoke County Department of Economic Development offers an extensive array of information and services that are designed to assist international and domestic businesses with establishing new facilities, relocating existing facilities, or expanding current facilities in Roanoke County. The department is actively involved in the following economic development initiatives:

  • Business referral services and related technical assistance
  • Development of the county owned Center for Research and Technology
  • Existing business retention and expansion programs and services
  • New business recruitment and location assistance
  • Real estate consultation services

Representatives

For more information about the services of the Economic Development Department, please contact one of our representatives:

Jill Loope
(540) 772-2124
Tom Rowley(540) 772-2070
Glenna Ratcliffe
(540) 772-2069
Joe Zielinski
(540) 772-2095


Assistance

Local and state organizations that assist the Department of Economic Development include:

Jill Loope

Jill Loope, Director

jloope@roanokecountyva.gov

(540) 772-2124 

Tom Rowley, Manager

trowley@roanokecountyva.gov

(540) 772-2070

Joe Zielinski

Joe Zielinski

Economic Development Specialist

jzielinski@roanokecountyva.gov

(540) 772-2095

Glenna Ratcliffe

Glenna Ratcliffe,

Administrative Assistant

gratcliffe@roanokecountyva.gov

(540) 772-2069