The CEO You Should Know - Lee Tasseff

 

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Lee Tasseff, President of Destination Mansfield

A native of Navarre, Ohio (whose claim to fame is the home of Nickles’ Bakery)  ·         Graduate of The University of Findlay in 1983, Bachelor Degree in Marketing and Business Administration·Graduate of the Institutes for Organizational Management program at Notre Dame University in 1993·         Earned certification in Convention Marketing, Finance/Administration and coursework in Communications from the Destinations International)·         Began his career in the Travel & Tourism industry the Canton/Stark County Convention & Visitors Bureau.·Started at the Mansfield/Richland CVB in October of 1990. ·Built a traditional Convention & Visitors Bureau into an award-winning marketing, development and public relations Destination Marketing Organization that creates opportunities for its members to leverage Bureau activities into effective promotions for their businesses. ·Alumni of Leadership Unlimited 1991-92·         Past President of the Ohio Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus and the Ohio Travel Association·         Paul Sherlock Award Winner 2015 (Ohio travel industry’s highest honor)·         Member of the Ohio Tourism Roundtable and industry representative to the Tourism Caucus.·Adjunct Faculty of Ohio Tourism Leadership Academy.·         Serves on the boards of Downtown Mansfield, Inc, Richland Community Development Group, Mohican Wildlife Weekend, Richland Area Chamber of Commerce, North Central State College Foundation, Ohio Association of Convention & Visitor Bureaus, Ohio State Reformatory, SXSW Advisor."The Travel & Tourism Industry has given me the opportunity to hold the best and most enjoyable jobs I've ever had!"Lee and his wife Margie are the proud parents of Natalie and Grant

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