The Board of Directors of VISIT PHILADELPHIA has announced that after 22 years of service, founding president and CEO Meryl Levitz will step down from her position by the end of 2018. A search committee has been created to identify a new chief executive. Until new leadership is discovered, Levitz will continue in her role to ensure a smooth transition.
Teneo Hospitality Group has named Rene McCoy as director of sales, Mid-Atlantic. McCoy began her career with Starwood Hotels & Resorts, working at several Westin properties in the Washington, D.C., area. She serves as co-chair on PCMA’s Capital Chapter Emerging Professionals Committee and is an adjunct professor at the School of Hospitality at Prince George’s County Community College.
Mark Crabb has been named vice president of convention sales and services for the Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau. He previously served as chief sales officer for Sonoma County Tourism, where he led and managed a nine-person sales team. Prior to his work with Sonoma County Tourism, he served as deputy director of the Lee County Visitor and Convention Bureau in Fort Myers, Florida.