HAGERSTOWN, MD (September 19, 2018) – Washington County Government and Board of County Commissioners announce the appointment of Linda Spence as Business Specialist in the Department of Business Development. Her appointment began on Tuesday, September 18, 2018.

Ms. Spence has served many different roles over her 20-year career with County Government. In 1998 she began working for the County as an administrative assistant and has served as an administrative specialist, a business support specialist, and most recently as the business and event coordinator. 

Leading into the role as business specialist, Linda brings over 20 years of experience in economic development. She has been an integral part of many success stories in Washington County, including the expansion of Meritus Medical Center from its former location on Antietam Street, various expansion projects at JLG Industries, Volvo, Lowes Distribution Center, FirstData, Fives Landis, Dot Foods, and Ring Container Technologies, Inc., and assisted in the development of events such as site selection consultant and brokers’ tours, and business appreciation events.