Cary Economic Development is the primary agency for the recruitment and expansion of new and existing business in Cary. We work with all new and existing companies providing guidance and resources to best address their needs.

Jacqueline Roth - Vice President, Economic Development

Jacqui coordinates and oversees all economic development efforts for the Cary Chamber of Commerce, including retention and expansion of existing industry and new business recruitment. She will also manage crucial partnerships with the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC), Wake County Economic Development (WCED) and other regional partners.

Jacqui Roth is a passionate champion for business recruitment, retention, and expansion in the Triangle. She has supported the entrepreneurial and existing business community in matters of strategic planning, management consulting, and corporate development for over a decade. With experience as deep as it is diverse, she has successfully originated, structured, and executed millions of dollars of private business and real estate transactions in manufacturing, distribution, and specialty service markets. She has owned and operated multiple businesses, served as a Venture Mentor with the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, and held Executive Board positions in several industry associations. Jacqui began her career as a manufacturer’s representative – providing sales and technical support to large-scale manufacturing sites and consulting engineers. Her technical experience spans a number of industries – most notably, life sciences, pulp and paper manufacturing, chemical production, and power generation. Ms. Roth has a Bachelor of Science degree in IT Management and is a certified Economic Development Finance Professional. Jacqui was honorably discharged after six years of distinguished military service in the Army Reserve with a rank of Sergeant E-5.