Office of Economic Development and Tourism

The Office of Economic Development and Tourism is the City of Lynchburg’s economic development and tourism agency. With a focus on developing people and place, staff leads business retention, expansion and attraction efforts, entrepreneurship and tourism initiatives, and business marketing and promotion for the City.

Anna M. Bentson

Assistant Director

Lisa Meriwether

Tourism Sales Manager

Alisha Meador

Economic Development Manager

Krista M. Boothby

Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator

Andrew Marks

Tourism Sales Coordinator

Emelyn Gwynn Light

Lynchburg Experience Manager

Melissa L. Dismond

Administrative Associate III