Mary Beth Dunkenberger

Senior Program Director, Policy Programs – Blacksburg


Ms. Dunkenberger provides technical assistance to public sector agencies and private entities. Additionally, she manages research projects, program evaluations and feasibility studies in the areas of federal, state and local public policy implementation and program delivery. Projects are undertaken with an understanding of the policy, organizational, business practice and political contexts in which agencies operate. Ms. Dunkenberger has worked in the areas of economic development, work force training, international trade, social programs, transportation planning, citizen involvement and public sector strategic development. Ms. Dunkenberger’s related academic and outreach interests are focused on developing enhanced connections between social programs and economic and community development in the context of evolving global dynamics.