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A tourism official from Loudon County, Va., has been named president and CEO of the Spokane Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Cheryl Kilday will begin her new job in Spokane on Aug. 23, the CVB said in a news release this morning. She has 25 years of experience in the tourism industry, according to the release.
Most recently, she’s been president and CEO of Visit Loudon, the destination marketing organization for Virginia’s wine country. Under her leadership, that organization won an Emmy award in 2008 for a series of videos and numerous travel and tourism industry awards.
Harry Sladich, president and CEO of the Spokane Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau, is resigning to become an executive with Spokane-based Red Lion Hotels Corp. Sladich has led the CVB for five years, a tenure in which the organization’s revenues have increased by 47 percent, according to a press release announcing his resignation.
His last day at the CVB will be April 23. In early May he’ll begin his new job as executive vice president of sales and marketing at Red Lion, overseeing all aspects of sales and marketing for the hotel chain.