Joe Davis has been appointed to serve as interim general manager of the San Diego Convention Center Corporation until a replacement is found for outgoing President and CEO Carol Wallace. Davis is an industry veteran and previously served as assistant general manager of the corporation. He has also served as general manager of the Hawaii Convention Center and general manager of the Phoenix Convention Center.
GES, announced that Jeff Youngs has joined the company's Corporate Events team as vice president of production and operations. Youngs brings more than 30 years experience producing live corporate events including general sessions, sales meetings, product launches, and training seminars.
Adriane Elrod Long
Adriane Elrod Long was promoted to senior sales manager at The Chattanoogan hotel, a Benchmark Hotel, in Tennessee. Previously, Long was group sales manager at the hotel.
Cindy Fisher has been appointed Global Head at CWT Meetings & Events in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Formerly vice president, Global Sales Americas for Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), Fisher has been appointed vice president, CWT Meetings & Events, and will report to David Moran, executive vice president, CWT.
Krista Rupp has been promoted to director of sales and marketing at the Santa Cruz County Conference & Visitors Council, where she previously served as sales and marketing manager. In her new role, Rupp will be responsible for developing and executing sales and marketing programs to generate group business for local hotels, with a primary focus on the Northern California market.
Cathy Jones has been appointed National Sales Manager at The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort and Convention Center in Jacksonville/St. Augustine.