How I can help you

Rod Watson is the current Chapter Chair for SCORE Hampton Roads. He has been serving as Chapter Chair since October 2017 and served as Vice-Chair and Webmaster from October 2015 to September 2017.

Rod is the Founder and Lead Internet Marketing Consultant/Strategist at Watson Marketing Solutions, LLC (WMS), an Internet Marketing Firm.

Rod is passionate about giving back to the Hampton Roads community. He is an active Certified SCORE Mentor and the current Chapter Chairman of SCORE Hampton Roads Chapter 60. Being a SCORE Mentor allows Rod to share his knowledge and experience with both aspiring entrepreneurs and established business owners looking to grow their business.

Since retiring from the US Navy after over 20 years of services, Rod put his education to work. Rod's initial Undergrad Bachelors' Degree is in Business Administration (with a concentration in Marketing) from Marquette University. Rod has also earned a Masters'; Degree in Information Systems.

Rod is married to his wife, Becky. Becky is a retired US Navy Supply Corps Officer. She served for over 25 years. Becky is also an entrepreneur. Becky is a Board Certified Music Therapist and the President of Music for Wellness, LLC. Rod and Becky have two children and live in Norfolk, VA. Rod is also an active member of the Knights of Columbus Council serving as Grand Knight in 2015-16.

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Plans / Startup Assistance
  • Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
  • Operations
  • Technology

Industry Experience

  • Other Services (except public admin.)
  • Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation
  • Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services

Rod Watson

Communication Methods

  • In Person
  • Phone
  • Video