Payne Named Virginia Tourism Corporation Chair

Payne Named Virginia Tourism Corporation Chair

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A local resident is now the leader of a state tourism group. Susan Payne (pictured) has been named the chair of the board of directors of the Virginia Tourism Corporation. Payne was appointed by Governor McDonnell and is the first woman to hold that position. She’s the president of Payne, Ross & Associates advertising agency of Charlottesville. The Virginia Tourism Corporation has also announced that the┬ástate tourism industry saw a 4% increase in business during 2012 compared to 2011.


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