Wells named new Wayne County CVB director

Wells named new Wayne County CVB director

Rob Wells has been named executive director of the Wayne County Convention and Visitors Bureau.


The board of directors of the Wayne County Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced Robert (Rob) Wells has assumed the position of executive director. Wells replaces retired director Marty Starkey.

Wells previously served as the executive director of the Savannah Sports Council in Savannah, Georgia, where he led the sports tourism efforts and managed events including the Enmarket Savannah Bridge Run, the Enmarket Savannah Hockey Classic and the Publix Savannah Women’s Half Marathon.

In 2019 the Savannah Sports Council awarded Wells the Event Marketing Campaign of the Year award from the National Association of Sports Commissions.

Prior to his position with the Savannah Sports Council, Wells managed the sports tourism efforts in Florida for the Visit Sarasota County Campaign and the Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades Convention and Visitors Bureaus.

Wells and his wife Megan have two daughters, Rose and Josephine. He is a U.S. Coast Guard veteran and served in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He is an Ashland native, a graduate of Baldwin-Wallace University and an active high school football referee.

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