EDA Board Members and Terms

The Economic Development Authority Board of Directors is appointed by Council to a maximum of three, 4-year terms.  A member may serve longer if appointed to fill an unexpired term from another individual.

Linda Frith, Chair
Attorney/Partner – Frith,
Anderson & Peake
29 Franklin Road
Roanoke, VA 24011
(540) 725-3360
Term expires:  10/20/19

Xavier Duckett
Founder
The Humble Hustle Company
601 11th Street, NW
Roanoke, VA 24017
(540) 309-4068
Term expires:  10/20/22

Braxton G. Naff, Vice-Chair
Vice President – AFCO
Investment Corporation
4520 Melrose Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24017
(540) 986-0432
Term expires:  10/20/19

Vickie Holt Bibee, Assistant Secretary/Treasurer
President – Bibee Risk
Management Company
10 Franklin Road
Roanoke VA 24001
(540) 224-1775
Term expires:  10/20/21

Duke Baldridge
President and Client Relationship Manager – Dominion Risk Advisors
28-A Kirk Avenue, SW
Roanoke, VA 24011
(540) 353-3427
Term expires:  10/20/21

Matthew Fink, Secretary/Treasurer
Vice President – Fink’s Jewelers
3545 Electric Road
Roanoke, VA 24018
(540) 344-8697, Ext. 160
Term expires:  10/20/22

William D. “Bill” Poe
Senior Vice President – Thalhimer
10 S. Jefferson Street
Suite 1750
Roanoke, VA 24011
(540) 767-3007
Term expires:  10/20/20

Economic Development Authority Representation:

Harwell M. Darby, Jr.
Principal – Glenn, Feldmann, Darby & Goodlatte
37 Campbell Avenue
PO Box 2887
Roanoke VA 24001-2887
(540) 224-8000
Fax: (540) 224-8050

Economic Development Authority Staff Support & Liaison:

Staff support and liaison is provided by the City of Roanoke, Department of Economic Development, located at 117 Church Avenue, Roanoke, Virginia 24011. For more information about the EDA, please contact Sean Adkins at (540) 853-5405.