Economic Development Team


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


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

Megan Baker
(540) 772-2124
Joe Zielinski
(540) 772-2095


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

Megan Baker edit

Megan Baker, Director

(540) 772-2124 

Joe Zielinski

Joe Zielinski,
Economic Development Specialist

(540) 772-2095