Michael G. Dougherty

Economic Development & Tourism Office
Title: Director of Economic Development
Phone: 336-612-8039 or 336-623-7789 ext 3046
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Mike Dougherty started in Eden as Business Development Director in 2002 after spending a 24 year career in sales, sales management, public relations, marketing, television and free-lance writing. Fifteen of those years were spent as a regional sales director for a Fortune 500 Food Manufacturer with responsibilities over customers and personnel in seven southeastern and mid-Atlantic states. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Central Michigan University, completed the Basics of Economic Development course at the UNC School of Government, and participated in both the Triad Leadership and Leadership Rockingham programs. He also completed the Dale Carnegie Course on Effective Speaking and Human Relations. He has a permanent seat on the Eden Chamber of Commerce Board and serves on other Rockingham County Boards.



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