[SPOKANE, Wash.] Visit Spokane, the official destination marketing and management organization for Spokane County, announced Jeff Hawley as its new vice president of marketing.
Hawley, born and raised in Spokane, has spent the last 20 years of his career in marketing. The University of Idaho grad started his career with Coldwater Creek in Sandpoint before moving to Seattle, where he worked at a global marketing agency. Most recently, he worked at Amazon marketing, focusing on helping small businesses gain recognition in their communities and nationally through Amazon.
“Jeff is uniquely qualified to take the marketing lead for Visit Spokane,” said Rose Noble, president & CEO of Visit Spokane. “We’re excited for the positive, creative energy he’ll bring as we promote and raise awareness of greater Spokane nationwide.”
Hawley will lead a dynamic team of marketing professionals at Visit Spokane.
“Although I have spent most of my career and adult life in Seattle, I always dreamed of returning to Spokane for all the amazing things it has to offer,” said Hawley. “I am grateful for this fantastic opportunity to represent a city I love.”
Hawley’s first day was September 5.
About Visit Spokane:
Visit Spokane generates economic growth for Spokane County by successfully marketing the Spokane region as a preferred destination for conventions and leisure travelers from around the world. Visitors to Spokane County spent an estimated $1.4 billion in 2022, providing jobs for more than 17,000 residents in the region.*
*Figures provided by Tourism Economics