Virginia Economic Development Partnership announces new roles in UK, Ireland office
The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) has tapped two marketing professionals to attract business from the United Kingdom and Ireland to Virginia.
Andrew Harfoot will serve as VEDP’s director of state of Virginia for the United Kingdom and Ireland, and Heather Wells will serve as the organization’s business attraction manager.
Harfoot and Wells are directors of Springboard Marketing Ltd., a business-to-business marketing firm in Kent County (located in South East England). During the last decade, Hartfoot and Wells have represented Richmond in Northern Europe. Springboard, established in 1992, has 10 employees.
VEDP established operations in the UK and Ireland in 2010.