KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Visit KC, Kansas City’s leading hospitality and tourism organization, is pleased to announce two promotions to its internal team. Cindy Dowers is now director of marketing and communications, while Dustin Wolfe now assumes the role of partnership development manager.
Dowers joined the destination marketing organization in 2012 as director of marketing. In addition to overseeing Visit KC’s robust advertising campaign, as of November her expanded new role includes the day-to-day management of the Marketing & Communications department. The 11-person team encompasses online marketing, graphic design, public relations, social media and film. She brings to the role more than 20 years of experience in sales and consumer marketing.
Wolfe joined the organization in June 2015 as a marketing and communications coordinator. Under his new title of partnership development manager, Wolfe will be responsible for the organization’s partnership recruitment and sales, such as advertising opportunities on the organization’s website, VisitKC.com. A 2015 graduate of the University of Kansas, Dustin assumed his new position on Feb. 1.
“We have a solid commitment to our intellectual capital (our team), driving results, elevating our marketing message and generating economic impact to our destination,” said President & CEO Ronnie Burt. “Our collective efforts will bring out the best in Kansas City, making us the most talked-about destination in the country.”