SPOKANE, WA – Ruth Fitzgerald has been appointed Director of Sales for Visit Spokane. Fitzgerald will oversee the local sales force while also supporting the sales effort in Illinois, Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC.
With a long career in the hotel industry, including positions at Hotel RL Spokane at The Park and DMI Hotels in Chicago, Fitzgerald has extensive experience working with meeting and event planners throughout the country.
“We are very excited to have Ruth fill this role within our sales team; she will be a great addition,” said Rob Enriquez, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Visit Spokane. “Her in-depth of knowledge of the Spokane market and proven experience will contribute to increasing sales results.”
In addition to her work with Hotel RL and DMI Hotels, Fitzgerald serves on the Board of Directors for Inland Northwest March of Dimes. She also received the Red Lion Sales Director of the Year award in 2017.
“I am very excited to be part of Visit Spokane and to work with the sales team,” said Fitzgerald. “I’m looking forward to helping bring new citywide conventions to the City of Spokane, a place I’m proud to call home.”