GREENVILLE, NC - The Greenville-Pitt County Convention & Visitors Bureau (Visit Greenville, NC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Rachel Whitten as the new Director of Sales & Services. Whitten will be responsible for marketing and selling Greenville and Pitt County as a meeting and convention destination focusing on the association, religious, and young professional meetings markets.
“We are excited to have Rachel joining the CVB staff,” states Andrew Schmidt, Executive Director of the Greenville-Pitt County Convention & Visitors Bureau. “Rachel has an excellent background of hospitality and corporate-related sales experience, and will be a key component in moving our destination forward as a legitimate meetings destination across the Southeastern United States.”
Whitten comes to the Greenville-Pitt County Convention & Visitors Bureau with 16 years of management, sales, marketing, and event planning experience gathered from working as the Marketing Manager for The Hammock Source, Sales Manager for Coastal Beverage Company, Food and Beverage Director at the former City Hotel & Bistro, and as a Sales Manager at the Greenville Convention Center.
“I am excited to officially be a part Visit Greenville, NC team working to promote Greenville-Pitt County!” stated Rachel Whitten, Director of Sales & Services for the Greenville-Pitt County Convention & Visitors Bureau. “Loving where I live is something I openly share with anyone who will listen, and it is a great honor to be able to share this love in a way that will help continue the epic growth I have seen in our city since I moved here to attend ECU in 1998.”
Whitten also serves the Greenville-Pitt County community on the Board of Directors of the Mental Health America of Eastern Carolina, the Board of Directors and Events & Branding Committee for Uptown Greenville, as well as on the Special Events Committee for Pitt Community College.
For more information, please contact:
Rachel Whitten, Director of Sales & Service
Greenville-Pitt County Convention & Visitors Bureau
P: 252.329.4200 ext. 4244