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Industry Buzz

Find out what's happening in the Washington, DC tourism & hospitality industry

Rico Ashab is DDC’s new convention services coordinator. He has been working with DDC as a Redcoat since 2017, which inspired a venture into the hospitality industry. Rico also played poker professionally from 2013-17, traveling the world for competitions.

Charlie Doran is DDC’s new convention strategy manager. Charlie has a background in hospitality software and running sales teams. He’s also on track to graduate from Johnson & Wales in May 2020 with a degree in hotel and lodging management.

Macy Dolton is DDC’s new tourism and visitor services assistant. Macy grew up in the DC area and studied mass communications with a concentration in public relations at Virginia Commonwealth University. She is an avid Washington Capitals fan and can’t wait for the team to make another Stanley Cup run.

Kelly Fitzpatrick is DDC's new membership project coordinator. Kelly is originally from Long Island and moved to DC to attend George Washington University. She previously worked for Table 95 Hospitality as their events and marketing coordinator.

Check out the full Destination DC Member eNews to learn more about what's going on this month.