J.R. Shaw has been hired as the new executive director of Visit Rogers, the convention and visitors bureau arm of the Rogers-Lowell Area Chambers of Commerce. His first day was Monday.
Shaw is replacing Allyson Twiggs Dyer, who announced in October she was leaving to launch her own marketing company, The Twiggs Group. Dyer had been executive director since October 2010.
“I am really glad to be here, and feel fortunate to follow in the footsteps of folks who have done such a good job before me,” Shaw said. “I’m glad to be part of the team. I think this is a great opportunity.”
Shaw, a Louisiana native, spent the last 15 years working in the travel and tourism industry in western Pennsylvania. Most recently, Shaw was senior vice president of tourism at the Washington... [ MORE ]