SPRINGFIELD CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU ANNOUNCES THREE ADDITIONS TO STAFF
Jane Rips and Dustin Burke joined the Springfield CVB as partner development mangers, and Katie McBride is the new sales department administrative assistant.
Rips and Burke are responsible for advertising sales in bureau publications and on its Web site – www.SpringfieldMO.org – and developing relationships with advertisers and partners. Rips primarily works with attraction and retail accounts and Burke’s focus is on restaurants and hotels.
McBride’s responsibilities include administrative support for the convention sales department.
For more information about the CVB, call (417) 881-5300 or (800) 678-8767.
CHOICE MARKETING NAMES CAMEO GERDES ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Choice Marketing, a full-service marketing and advertising agency in Joplin, welcomes Cameo Gerdes as account executive. Gerdes is a graduate of Joplin High School and Missouri Southern State University. She has 13 years’ experience in sales and marketing and most recently worked as the assistant general manager of Northpark Mall in Joplin. She also serves as marketing chair for Joplin’s annual Boomtown Days Festival. Gerdes was also recently recognized as one of Tri-State Business Journal’s “Fifteen People to Watch.” She resides with her husband in Webb City.
With more than 90 years of combined experience, Choice Marketing is a team of professionals representing more than 60 clients, and is committed to helping people reach business goals with effective advertising strategies. Choice Marketing is located at 501 East 7th Street, just three blocks east of Main Street in Joplin.