Marketing and Communications Manager
Jessica BedenbaughMarketing and Communications Manager
Jessica Bedenbaugh is the Marketing and Communications Manager for Portsmouth Economic Development, leading all internal and external efforts. She has a long history of marketing, communication, public relations, and public involvement. She received both her M.A. and her B.S. from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, for Lifespan and Digital Communication and Communication with a cluster in Business Ethics, respectively.
Ms. Bedenbaugh has worked in real estate, medical devices, and communication and business development focusing on municipal, health, and environmental infrastructure work. She proudly serves on several local nonprofit boards supporting the philanthropic work of the region. Jessica is an award-winning marketing professional and has been honored in CoVa Biz Magazine, Inside Business, LEAD HAmpton Roads, and by the ODU Alumni Association.