Press Release

News Release
July 29, 2016

Media Contact:
Kauilani Robinson
(206) 461-5839

Visit Seattle Announces David Hunt as its New Partner Services Manager

SEATTLE – David Hunt has joined Visit Seattle as Partner Services Manager, effective July 27, 2016. As a member of the Partner Services team, Hunt will be responsible for recruiting new partners and helping to grow Visit Seattle’s partnership and sponsorship base.

Hunt brings to Visit Seattle a mix of business development experience and member-based non-profit work. He served as Director of Development for the Goleta Chamber of Commerce, where he managed memberships, events and marketing for more than 450 members.  He also worked as Development Coordinator for the American Heart Association, and prior was a Sales and Camp/Climb Specialist at REI.

Hunt attended the University of California Santa Barbara, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology.

“We’re excited to add David’s fresh approach and innovative thinking to our team,” said Rob Leslie, Director of Partner Services at Visit Seattle. “David’s past industry experience translates perfectly to our focus of building and expanding relationships with our partnership base.”

About Visit Seattle:

Visit Seattle, a private, nonprofit marketing organization, has served as Seattle/King County’s official destination marketing organization (DMO) for more than 50 years. The goal of these marketing efforts is to enhance the employment opportunities and economic prosperity of the region. For more information, visit


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