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Mr. Michael R. Dotti

Executive Director

Mike is married to Tiffany Dotti and father to Evan Michael. He spent 25 years in the Hospitality and Food Service Industry. Mike worked for Hershey Entertainment and Resorts as Executive Chef and as a General Manager for multiple properties; instrumental in the creation of new venues. Mike is a Certified Food and Beverage Executive as well as a Gold Medal Chef.

Mike participated on the team that opened the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, Hershey’s Giant Center Arena, and the modernization of Lancaster’s Dutch Wonderland. He has owned and operated many restaurants. Mike Dotti is a Licensed Realtor and Broker for Virginia and North Carolina. Mike and Tiffany are also Real Estate Investors. Tiffany owns and operates two Long & Foster offices in Lake Gaston and Kerr Lake. Mike’s proudest accomplishments other than his wife and son is earning his Eagle Scout in 1980.

Mike has served Brunswick County as a member of the Zoning & Planning Board, Zoning Appeals Board, and also served as Chair of the Brunswick County Industrial Development Authority (IDA). He helped in the creation of the Brunswick County Cancer Association and served on its Board. Additionally, he is on the Economic Development Coordinating Council, Community Center Steering Committee, Board member for the Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce and member of the Lawrenceville Rotary.

As Executive Director of the IDA, Mike Dotti has overseen the creation of five new businesses and assisted many others. Because of his creation and leadership of the Brunswick County Agricultural Task Force, Mike has brought together a team that leads the way to the future Organic Vegetable Packing and Shipping Facility soon to be located in Alberta, Virginia.

Mike is thankful to the strong leadership of the BCIDA Chair, Gloria Menyweather-Woods along with the entire Board of Directors. Mike stated, “We all benefit from working together, The County, IDA and Towns can achieve much if we all pull in the same direction”. Not everything we do will work, however doing nothing never works.

Much has been accomplished, however, “Success we will see in 2023.”