Visit Napa Valley has announced Linsey Simpson Gallagher as the group’s new president. She was previously vice president of international marketing for the California Wine Institute. Gallagher reports to CEO Clay Gregory.
Jessica Schultz has been promoted to Sr. VP Media Strategy at MMGY. Jessica is based in Kansas City and is a past speaker at eTourism Summit.
At the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau, best wishes to Senior VP Cathy Doran on her retirement after serving the bureau in a long run of 40 years.
Mike Zumbaugh, CDME, joins the Chattanooga Convention & Visitors Bureau as COO. He had previous finance and administration roles at the Irving (TX) and Greater Lansing CVBs.
Laurie Paolicelli, director of the Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau, was recently approved to become a member of the North Carolina Travel & Tourism Coalition. North Carolina ranks as the sixth most-visited US state.
Mike Gamble, CEO, SearchWide Global and Meghan Risch, Founder and Principal of Chicago-based R4 Communications Strategies, have announced a partnership. They’ll provide DMOs with communications strategies, media relations, advocacy, crisis management support and other services that can be particularly useful during times of executive transition. Read more here.
U.S. Travel Association announces three staff appointments. Jeff Ajluni, formerly the chief commercial officer of the Trust for the National Mall, joins the association as its senior vice president of business development, a newly created position. Treon Glenn, previously a legislative assistant in Sen. Bill Nelson’s (D-FL) D.C. office, as senior director of government relations. Tim Alford, formerly the communications director for U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH), as manager of media relations. Read more here.
Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau seeks their next president & CEO.
Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau requires a VP – Sales.
Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau is searching for an executive vice president.
Two openings: Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau is hiring a VP of Marketing and Communications. They are also searching for a senior vice president of
Greater Williamsburg Office of Marketing and Promotion is conducting an executive search for CEO.
Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau is conducting a search for Chief Operating Officer.
Visit Florida seeks a Chief Marketing Officer with 10+ years of experience.
In Texas, South Padre Island Convention & Visitors Bureau has an opening for an executive director.
Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau requires a Senior VP focused on sales and convention services.
Visit Fort Wayne seeks an experienced director of sales for conventions, trade shows, meetings, and sporting events.
Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau is looking for an executive vice president of sales & marketing.
Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau has an opening for director of sales focused on leisure, convention, meeting, tradeshow, film and group tour business.
In California, Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau requires a market intelligence manager familiar with advanced statistical analysis and research methodologies.