Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council names new executive director


Erin Burcham, the Roanoke Regional Partnership’s director of talent solutions, is leaving the economic development group to become executive director of the Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council.

The tech council noted Burcham’s experience in talent and workforce development.

About a year ago, the tech council started working with the Valleys Innovation Council and the Regional Accelerator and Mentoring Program to form an Alliance called Verge. Collectively, the groups focus on growing the region’s innovation economy.

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