Roanoke Co., VA - Roanoke County officials have named a new Director of Economic Development.
Jill B. Loope has worked for the county for 13 years, including her most recent position as acting director of the department.
Loope and her staff helped recruit the Ardagh Group to Roanoke County.
The more than $93 million investment is the largest single manufacturing investment in the county's history.
Loope's appointment is effective Tuesday.