Longtime senior executive to continue legacy of predecessor
Roseville, Calif.- The Placer Valley Tourism and @the Grounds board of directors have named Kim Summers as interim Chief Executive Officer, managing an organization that brings several hundred events to the community every year and oversees the Roebbelen Center, one of the largest meeting spaces in the Sacramento region.
Summers was appointed to the position following the sudden death of David Attaway while he was on vacation last week. Attaway was 66.
Summers has been with Placer Valley Tourism since 2008, hired as the hospitality manager and later promoted to marketing director of the organization that attracts events that generate more than $150 million in revenue every year for area businesses, from hotels and restaurants to shopping centers. The community’s fast-growing tourism industry also creates…