Jim Wood starts new role as Convention and Visitor’s Bureau president


EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – The new Evansville Convention and Visitors Bureau’s President officially started his new role on Wednesday.

Jim Wood, a Louisville native and former CEO of Meet Atlantic City in New Jersey, was picked out of a nationwide search for the position.

Eyewitness News spoke with Wood on his first day.

Wood said he’s excited and hope to help the city grow.

Right now, Wood lives in Louisville but he will spend most of his time in Evansville before moving here permanently.

He will commute in the meantime.

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(This story was originally published on January 15, 2020)

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