Rutherford chamber names workforce development VP

Nonprofit pro currently serves at MTSU College of Liberal Arts

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce has named Beth Duffield as vice president of workforce development, effective July 22.

Duffield, who currently serves as development director for the Middle Tennessee State University College of Liberal Arts, will be responsible for continuing to expand and implement the chamber’s regional workforce development strategy.

“Beth, with her 20-plus years of experience in workforce development, marketing, public relations and non-profit fundraising, will be an incredible asset to our team,” Paul Latture, Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce president, said in a release. “We are thrilled for her to continue to develop the workforce efforts for our region.”

Prior to her stay at MTSU, Duffield worked as director of alumni relations and events for Columbia State Community College.

Duffield earned a master’s degree in organizational management from Trevecca Nazarene University and a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts from Ambassador University in Pasadena, Calif.