Category Archives: CVB Staff

Reception Planned in Recognition of CVB Staff

Staff changes are in the works at the CVB, including the retirement at the end of June of Karen Smith, finance/administration manager and resignation of Laura Whisler, vice president, who is planning to stay home with her children. Please join us from 4-6 p.m. May 23 at Cantina Laredo, 4109 S. National Ave., to bid […]
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Marketing Assistant Hired

Tonia Castaneda has joined the Convention & Visitors Bureau staff as marketing assistant. She is responsible for maintaining partner information in the CVB’s client relationship management software program, managing the Discover SGF training program and administrative assistance to the marketing department. Prior to joining the CVB, Castaneda was employed at Ozarks Public Television. Contact Castaneda […]
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Help Wanted: Marketing Assistant

The Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau is hiring a marketing assistant.  Details for this position and how to apply are below: Summary: Provides general support to the marketing department through the coordination of marketing publications, special events, research programs and the maintenance of partner and event data. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Other duties may be […]
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Staff Changes at the CVB, Sports Commission

A couple staff changes have taken place at the Convention & Visitors Bureau and Springfield Sports Commission in recent weeks. Katie Johnson is now the assistant director for the Sports Commission. Prior to accepting the position, Johnson was the sales assistant at the CVB for five years. She replaces Ashton May who left the Sports […]
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CVB Hiring for Two Positions

The Convention & Visitors Bureau has an opening for a full-time group sales coordinator in the Sales Department and a part-time receptionist at the Route 66 Springfield Visitor Center. The group sales coordinator will be responsible for overseeing the group tour and small meetings market and provide support to the group sales and services department. […]
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Promotions at the CVB

Two CVB staff members were recently promoted to new positions. Congratulations to both! Sean Dixon, interactive media manager since June 2010, was promoted to assistant marketing director. He is now responsible for overseeing the marketing department and all digital advertising. Adam McMullin, interactive content coordinator since August 2015, was promoted to community manager. He writes the […]
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It’s a Girl!

Congratulations to CVB staffer Katie Johnson and her husband, Tim, on the birth of their beautiful baby girl on March 1. Gwenyth Mae Johnson weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 inches long. Welcome to the world, Gwenyth!
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CVB Vice President Accepted into Leadership Springfield

Laura Whisler, vice president for the Convention & Visitors Bureau, was among 32 people accepted into the 2015-16 Signature Class 31 of Leadership Springfield. The session kicked off with a retreat Sept. 10-11 in Branson and will include seven program days and a spring closing retreat covering topics such as the Springfield Community, Criminal Justice […]
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Job Posting: Interactive Content Coordinator

The Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau is hiring an Interactive Content Coordinator.  Details for this position and how to apply are below: Summary: The Interactive Content Coordinator will be responsible for creating and curating content for online marketing programs for the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned […]
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Perez Receives Award from Missouri Chapter of the Society of Government Meeting Professionals

Lisa Perez, sales manager for the Convention & Visitors Bureau, received the Supplier of the Year Award from the Missouri Chapter of the Society of Government Meeting Planners. The annual award is for active participation in the organization during the 2014-15 year, said Annette Wallace, president of the organization Wallace said Perez went “above and […]
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