CEO -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.