Strategy for growing your community, your business, your success.

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Strategy for growing your community, your business, your success.

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beth doughty


Strategy for growing your community, your business, your success.



Beth Doughty LLC is the starting point to success. Her experience and network of experts will help you find solutions to problems and strategies to opportunities that are built from the ground up (no cut and paste in our work) that will help grow your community, business, and culture of success.

For many assignments, Beth Doughty LLC can assemble a team of experts aligned with the opportunity. After decades of making connections, she knows who knows what and can bring them to the table to create innovative solutions and strategies. Every situation is unique and while we bring experience to your project, we learn about your particular situation and build specialized recommendations to fit your unique needs and the outcomes you desire.


Beth Doughty LLC has decades of experience in:

  • Economic and Community Development
  • Organizational Design & Operation
  • Marketing Communications
  • Strategic Planning
  • Real Estate
  • Asset Monetization


  • Designed organizational structures around strategic goals
  • Conceived an asset-based economic development strategy focused on outdoor assets
  • Drove regional cooperation and land bank through a six-government industrial development authority
  • Created and implemented strategies to attracted $1.3 billion in investment and 10,000+ primary jobs.


Beth Doughty is one of the longest tenured and experienced marketing and economic/community development professionals in Virginia. She has been named a Top 50 Economic Developer in North America by Consultant Connect three times; more than any other economic developer in Virginia. And she has been recognized more than 50 times for award-winning marketing for business, nonprofits, and government agencies.

She started out as a creative director for advertising/public relations agencies in Roanoke, Virginia and Washington, D.C. and still believes communications is critical to the success of any project. But she found her bliss finding creative ways to grow economies as executive director of the Roanoke Regional Partnership and as president/CEO of the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce. Now, as Beth Doughty LLC, she is putting her experience and her network of expert smart friends to work for clients.

Beth is an honors graduate of the University of Virginia. She is married to a member of the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and proud mother of four successful adults.