Seattle, Wash. (October 3, 2016) - Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA), the official destination marketing organization (DMO) for the cities of Tukwila, SeaTac and Des Moines, announced today the appointment of four new members of the DMO’s board of directors. The new members are hospitality, marketing and sales veterans Greg Campbell, Tiffany L. Hart, Jill Andrews and Tracy Harms.
“We’re delighted and honored to welcome Greg, Tiffany, Jill and Tracy to Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority’s board of directors. All four individuals bring extensive experience and unique insights from the hospitality, marketing and sales industries which will help support the region’s growth and overall awareness of Seattle Southside to key stakeholders,” said Katherine Kertzman, president & CEO of Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority. “Additionally, their synergies and perspectives will have an incredible impact on the vibrancy of the region and to the DMO’s partners.”
A Seattle resident, Greg Campbell is area director of sales and marketing for Hilton Seattle Airport and Conference Center and DoubleTree by Hilton Seattle Airport. In his role, Campbell leads the sales, catering and events team for both hotels. Campbell previously was the director of sales and marketing at W Seattle Hotel where he oversaw both the sales and marketing efforts. His career also includes positions with Hampton Inn & Suites in Lynnwood, Best Western Cambridge Inn in Everett, along with the Doubletree Guest Suites and Doubletree Inn at Southcenter Mall in Seattle. Campbell is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University’s School of Business.
A Lakewood resident, Tiffany L. Hart is a sales leader for Marriott International, overseeing the Washington and Oregon markets. She is charged with working to achieve total annual revenue goals across 14 hotels and 11 hotel ownership groups. Hart also leads and directs a team of sales executives focused on top customer initiatives and events throughout the Seattle market. She has been with Marriott for over 15 years, and previously has held sales leadership positions with several South King County hotels. Since 2015, she has been involved with Seattle Southside, and has served on the DMO’s sales and marketing committee. Additionally, Hart is a member of the Seattle Sports Commission’s board of directors. She is a graduate of Washington State University.
Jill Andrews, a resident of Des Moines, is a sales representative with Certified Folder Display Service helping businesses advertise to the tourism and hospitality industry. Andrews currently serves on the DMO’s marketing committee. A dedicated member of the community, she has also been involved with several other destination marketing organizations including East King County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Pike Place Market Constituency & PDA Council, Destination Des Moines and City of Des Moines Lodging Tax Advisory, among others. She’s also a member of the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce board of directors.
Since 2004, Tracy Harms has served as director of sales and marketing at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton in Seattle/Airport Southcenter. In her position, Harms is a direct team leader and oversees all sales activities, departments and personnel involved in creative sales and marketing. She also fosters relationships with key stakeholders including customers and vendors. Harms has worked for Marriott International and Holiday Inn/Crowne Plaza Amsterdam Area. She is a graduate of Highline Community College.
For additional information about Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority, please visit www.seattlesouthside.com.
About Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority
Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA) is the official destination marketing organization for South Seattle. The organization is responsible for competitively marketing the area as an ideal travel destination for leisure and business travelers who wish to explore Western Washington and as an idyllic place for meeting and event planners to hold their events. The Seattle Southside RTA is funded by a self-assessed hotel fund and supported by lodging tax from the cities of SeaTac, Tukwila and Des Moines. For more information, please visit www.seattlesouthside.com or call 877-885-9452.