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Melanie Scoggins Joins Town of Leesburg as Business Development and Retention Manager

Post Date:08/14/2018 4:05 PM

Melanie ScogginsLeesburg, VA (August 14, 2018) – The Town of Leesburg announced that Melanie Scoggins has joined the Town’s Economic Development Office as Business Development and Retention Manager. In her new role, Scoggins’ primary focus will be working with the Town’s existing businesses, ensuring that the Town remains a strong partner for their continued success.

Scoggins comes to the Town from Loudoun County, where she was the Rural Retention and Marketing Manager for the Department of Economic Development. Prior positions include the Parks & Recreation Manager for the Town of Purcellville, the Manager of Online Learning for the National Recreation and Park Association, and the Business Manager for the City of Suffolk. A native of the Hampton Roads region, Scoggins holds a bachelor of science in Recreation Resource Management from George Mason University.

“We are very pleased to have Melanie join our economic development team,” said Russell Seymour, Leesburg’s Economic Development Director. “Her experience and professionalism reflect the Town’s commitment to our business community.”

“Leesburg is my adopted hometown and I am thrilled to join the Economic Development team. I am looking forward to making a real impact in the lives of our business owners and citizens and I cannot wait to begin building positive relationships within the community,” Scoggins commented.

Media Contact:
Betsy Arnett
Public Information Officer

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