SVP Names New Executive Director

Posted: July 9, 2013

HARRISONBURG — Dennis Burnett, the former economic development director of Augusta County, is the new executive director of the Shenandoah Valley Partnership.
 
Burnett will replace Robin Sullenberger, who earlier this year announced his retirement after 13 years at the helm of the economic development organization.
 
In addition to bringing businesses to the area, the partnership works with higher-education institutions on workforce development efforts and provides marketing services and support to existing business in the central Shenandoah Valley.
 
Burnett will take over the director’s role on Sept. 1.
 
“Dennis has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors a proven track record in economic development,” said Greg Campbell, chair of the SVP board of directors, in a press release. “I feel confident that under his leadership the partnership will continue to thrive.”
 
Contact Emily Sharrer at 574-6286 or esharrer@dnronline.com


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