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Pam Bailey, Acting Director

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Pam Bailey is the Acting Director of Economic Development. She is responsible for planning, developing, and directing business and economic development programs and services in the County.

Pam Bailey also manages the Bedford One program industry tours that link high school students with local businesses based on their career interests, as well as providing support to the EDA , managing grants, and coordinating economic development programs for the County, both for existing and prospective businesses.

Pam joined Bedford County in February 2018 after working for more than 20 years in the marketing and communication field including at Ericsson where she managed tradeshows for several business units, United Way as the Marketing Director, and at Blair Marketing as the Senior Account Executive  for more than a decade working with a variety of industries across the country with marketing communication and business development needs.

Pam holds a bachelor’s degree in Interior Design and Marketing from Meredith College, in Raleigh, N.C. and is a member of the International Economic Development Council and the¬†Virginia Economic Development Association. She is also an active member of the International Association of Business Communicators where she currently serves on the Board of Directors as President and VP of Finance for the Lynchburg chapter.