Mobile Bay CVB Hires New Marketing VP

The Mobile Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau in Mobile, Ala., has hired Stacy Hamilton as its new vice president of marketing and communications, it announced this week.

"I am very pleased to announce Stacy as our new vice president of marketing and communications," Mobile Bay CVB President and CEO Leon Maisel said in a statement. "I am confident that her experience, talent, leadership and education will make her an asset to our Mobile Bay CVB team."

A native of Baton Rouge, Hamilton began her career in hospitality and destination marketing in 1988 as marketing and public relations manager for the Louisiana Travel Promotion Association. Since then, she's held positions with Louisiana's Oak Alley Plantation, Restaurant and Inn and with Florida resort developer The St. Joe Company, among others.

"Beautiful Mobile Bay has always held a special place in my heart and I am excited to have the opportunity to represent an area steeped in such tradition, adventure, history, beauty, culture and true Southern hospitality," Hamilton said. "The team in place at the CVB has an excellent reputation and it is a true honor to be working with such professionals in this new venture."