Seattle, WA, February 22, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Dan Youra president and CEO of the Olympic Peninsula Travel Association (OPTA) announce the appointment of John Snyder as the new Executive director of the 75 year old Olympic Peninsula marketing association.
John brings a fresh new prospective with a professional background in sales and marketing, He is dedicated to promoting the area and providing their clients with superior customer service. His experience in new technologies such as the Internet and wireless communications will bring a modern marketing approach to the OPTA.
John gained his experience working with corporate icons such as Hilton Hotels, Montgomery Wards, Ford Motor Co., Target and the investment firm Dain Rauscher.
Mr. Snyder is a Washington native and a resident of Port Ludlow, where he lives with his wife, Elena, and their two small children, Naomi and Nathan. Born in Monroe, he grew up on the Olympic Peninsula in Port Angeles, Sequim and Port Townsend.
John is very passionate about helping to improve the community and will be working hard with local city, county, and state government officials as well as private business owners to help build the bring visitors to the Olympic Peninsula and improving the economic scene of the region. If you’re a North West Washington business owner and are interested in finding out what the OPTA can do for you Please feel free to contact John at 360-379-8800.