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Rod Watson 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 Vice-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 Bachelor’s 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 Strategy & Planning
  • Business Operations
  • Technology & IT Services
  • Sales, Marketing & Public Relations

Industry Experience

  • Home or Personal Maintenance Services
  • Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
  • Technical & Scientific Services
  • Professional & Business Services


Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration at Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI (Awarded a full NROTC Scholarship)

Bachelors of Science Degree in Sports & Health Sciences, Concentration: Athletic Performance Graduated with HONORS

Masters in Public Administration Degree in Management Information Systems, completed with a 4.0 GPA at Troy State University

Rod Watson

Communication Methods

  • In Person
  • Phone
  • Video