Whether you are looking to start, locate or expand your business, host your state or regional conference, or simply plan your summer vacation we can help. The professional staff at the Waynesboro, Virginia Office of Economic Development and Tourism is available to provide information, contacts, and assistance. We work with realtors, developers, large industries, and local businesses to make your project a success through up-to-date demographic data, location assistance, and access to state and local financing options.
GREG HITCHIN, CEcD
Greg has served as the Director since April 2010. Prior to joining the City of Waynesboro, he was the Business Development Manager for the Onondaga County (Syracuse New York) Office of Economic Development. He also served as the Interim Director of the six person office and the CFO for the Onondaga County Industrial Development Authority. Following graduation from the Rochester Institute of Technology, Greg spent 18 years in consumer goods and services sales and marketing. He currently serves on several boards and committees: International Economic Development Council (IEDC), Director; Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC), Director; Shenandoah Valley Partnership (SVP), Director; Virginia Economic Development Association (VEDA), Program Committee; Center for Coldwater Restoration, Director. He can be reached at 540-942-6779 or HitchinGE@ci.waynesboro.va.us.
Stephanie is the Project Manager for Economic Development and Tourism. She was born and raised in Waynesboro and after going to college out of state returned to the Valley. She has been in the Economic Development Office since 2011. She can be reached at 540-942-6644 or DuffySS@ci.waynesboro.va.us.
Meghan is the Marketing and Social Media Coordinator for the Economic Development & Tourism Office. Meghan has been living in Waynesboro for the last 10 years after relocating from Baltimore, MD. She has been with the Tourism Office since 2019 and also serves as the Board President for Destination Downtown Waynesboro. Meghan can be reached at 540-942-6512 or SwansonME@ci.waynesboro.va.us.
Megan is the Small Business Specialist under the City of Waynesboro, Economic Development and Tourism Office. Originally from Culpeper, VA, Megan and her family relocated to Waynesboro in 2018 – drawn to the beauty of the valley and allure of Waynesboro’s quaint downtown. As a shop owner and co-host of the CreativeMornings Shenandoah Valley chapter, she brings first-hand experience and enthusiasm to the role of Small Business Specialist. Megan is responsible for finding, assisting with funding, and providing support and technical assistance for entrepreneurs, potential entrepreneurs and small businesses in the city. She can be reached at 540-942-6570 or BurrowsMC@ci.waynesboro.va.us.
Emily is the Administrative Assistant for the Economic Development & Tourism Office. Emily can be reached at 540-942-6570 or TomlinEE@ci.waynesboro.va.us.