Timothy J. Baroody
Deputy County Administrator and Director of Economic Development
Tim joined Stafford County in 2003 as the Director of Economic Development and Legislative Affairs. On January 1, 2008, he was promoted to Deputy County Administrator, although he also continues to serve as the Director of Economic Development. His primary responsibilities are in the areas of economic development, tourism, legislative affairs, Quantico related matters, and Parks and Recreation. Before joining Stafford, he served as the Deputy Chief of Staff and Legislative Director for the late U.S. Congresswoman Jo Ann Davis and was a Legislative Aide to U.S. Congressman Bud Shuster of Pennsylvania. Tim has a B.S. in Political Science with a minor in History from Frostburg State University in Maryland. He is now pursuing his Masters of Public Administration at Virginia Tech. Tim and his family reside in Stafford County.
Assistant Director of Economic Development
Rick Cobert, CEcD, is the Assistant Director of Economic Development. Rick joined us in November, 2012 following eleven years in Business Development with the Baltimore County Department of Economic Development. Prior to that, Rick was a partner at H.E. Marshall, LTD, where he expanded a fine-dining restaurant, catering and retail market business. Additional experience includes business development with BNA and Kidder, Peabody & Co.,Inc. Rick holds a CEcD designation from the International Economic Development Council, a certification that recognizes mastery in the field. He earned a B.A. in Economics/Business at Randolph-Macon College.
Brad joined the Stafford Economic Development Team in 2007 to lead the Board of Supervisors’ newly established redevelopment initiative in Boswell’s Corner, the Courthouse area, Falmouth Village and the Southern Gateway. Brad’s background includes both private and public sector experience in the fields of economic development, transportation systems, regional planning and historic preservation. Brad earned a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Virginia in 1993 and a Bachelor of Science in Urban Planning from Michigan State University in 1978.
M.C. Moncure began working as the Tourism Manager for Stafford County in the fall of 2006. She is responsible for marketing of Stafford’s many tourism assets – some in conjunction with Fredericksburg Regional Tourism – increasing the visibility and awareness of all County visitor offerings and, ultimately, moving Stafford towards becoming a tourism destination. Earlier in her career, M.C. worked in the private sector in Stafford County and Fredericksburg, VA in real estate and radio marketing, as well as non-profit fundraising. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1984 from Mary Washington College.
Research and Resource Analyst
Kelly joined the Economic Development and Tourism team in 2011 to assist with research and resource analysis. Her primary responsibilities include producing graphics, presentations and collateral design; managing logistics and statistics as well as data tracking and analysis. Kelly received her B.S. in Chemistry from West Virginia University Institute of Technology where she focused on statistics and experimental modeling. She has been a long time resident of the region and has been teaching dance for 20 years.