Today, Dave Parulo took over as president and CEO of the Washington County Visitors Association. A 30-year hospitality professional, Parulo previously was president of Meet Chicago Northwest, and also previously as a hotel executive for Starwood and Hilton branded hotels in Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Minneapolis and Washington DC.
“Dave brings a strong background in meetings and convention sales and an extensive knowledge of the hospitality industry, which will help Washington County as we emerge from the global pandemic”, said KL Wombacher, general manager of the Hillsboro Hops and chair of the WCVA’s board of directors.
“I am honored and excited to be joining the Washington County Visitors Association as the chief tourism promoter of its sixteen communities and the vibrant Tualatin Valley,” Parulo said. “I look forward to the next step of my hospitality career and to establishing collaborative relationships with the travel and business communities in Oregon”