Staunton Innovation Hub welcomes new business development manager
The Staunton Innovation Hub has announced the addition of Hannah Cooper, Business Development Manager, to its team.
Cooper, who will be responsible for sales and marketing, event planning, public relations, and general operations, comes to the Staunton Innovation Hub with more than 10 years of business development and event planning experience.
Most recently she worked with the Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce in Fishersville, where she served as the membership engagement director. During her tenure at the Chamber, she directed membership and sponsorship development, planned and executed more than 200 events, and assisted with the overall strength and vitality of the Chamber.
Prior to her time at the Chamber, she held a management position at CrossKeys Vineyards, where she led teams to successfully execute an abundance of large weddings and events.
“Hannah is a force to be reckoned with, and we are incredibly honored and excited to have her join the project,” said Peter Denbigh, co-founder of the Staunton Innovation Hub. “She brings a powerful combination of energy, ideas, experience, and follow-through. As part of her efforts, our community will see more fantastic events and capital campaigns, both of which are crucial to our mission of reducing barriers to innovation. As a Shenandoah Valley native, she will also work to reinforce our perspective of “one valley”, and how all of our communities can collaborate to bolster our collective success.”
More on Staunton Innovation Hub online at stauntonhub.com.