The Washington County Visitors Association (WCVA) announced today the promotion of Corey Kearsley to director of sales for the non-profit destination marketing organization.
Kearsley joined the WCVA May 2011 as sports sales manager, where he was responsible for attracting sporting events to Washington County that resulted in overnight stays in the destination. In his new role, he will oversee the non-profit organization’s sales team and overall sales efforts.
“The Tualatin Valley is full of terrific people and organizations that offer unique and memorable experiences for business and leisure travelers,” said Kearsley. “I feel fortunate to serve as an extension of their marketing efforts and look forward to working with more of them to grow the economic impact of visitors on Washington County.”
Kearsley brings several years of sports industry experience, including 16 years working on the business side of professional sports.
Born and raised in Gresham, Ore., Kearsley graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, and the United States Sports Academy with a graduate degree in sport management. He is active in myriad sports and participates with the Voices for the Performing Arts Foundation in Sherwood.
About the Washington County Visitors Association: The Washington County Visitors Association (WCVA) serves the region’s tourism industry by actively promoting Oregon’s Washington County as a destination for business and leisure travelers. Washington County is scenically situated between Portland and the Oregon Coast, and spans 727 square miles. The destination includes the growing communities of Banks, Beaverton, Cornelius, Forest Grove, Hillsboro, North Plains, Sherwood, Tigard, Tualatin and Wilsonville. Learn more about the WCVA at wcva.org.
Oregon’s Washington County is home to world-class golf, award-winning wineries, an array of outdoor recreation and superb dining and shopping. Its thriving corporate business parks house some of the largest high-tech and industrial companies in the world. For more information on the region, visit oregonswashingtoncounty.com, or call 503-644-5555, toll-free, 800-537-3149.