Queen Anne’s County hires Heather Tinelli as their new Economic & Tourism Development Director. Tinelli was selected as the best candidate out of seven who were interviewed from a pool of 40 applicants.
Tinelli joins Queen Anne’s County having most recently worked as Director of Economic Development for Prince George’s County. Prior to that she was the Main Street Coordinator for Downtown Denton Main Street and she also ran her own accounting business.
Tinelli is a lifelong resident of Queen Anne’s County. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Management with a minor in Economics from Washington College.
“Ms. Tinelli has served as a Chairman of Queen Anne’s County Chamber of Commerce and the Treasurer of Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center,” said County Administrator Todd Mohn. “She also served on our County Finance Committee.”
Tinelli has been an active community volunteer for a variety of local organizations for many years including Adopt-a-Bear, where she led fundraising and management for the local charity that provides Christmas gifts each year for more than 1,000 local children in need.