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Visit Cincy's Commitment to Inclusion Deepens with Jackie Taggart-Boyd's Appointment to Community Development/Leisure Sales Manager

CINCINNATI, OH (For Immediate Release) – Visit Cincy has named Jackie Taggart-Boyd as its new Community Development/Leisure Sales Manager.

Before this role, Taggart-Boyd was a national manager of diversity sales for Visit Cincy, having joined the team in 2019. Before joining Visit Cincy, Taggart-Boyd worked at Westin Cincinnati as a senior sales manager for more than 15 years.

The new role is designed to elevate the region as a premier destination for diverse leisure business and cultural tourism. Taggart-Boyd's responsibilities will encompass tourism product development, group tour sales, expanding the innovative Vibe events platform, and championing supplier diversity initiatives.

"Jackie’s expanded role is a testament to her contributions and dedication," said Julie Calvert, President and CEO of Visit Cincy. "Jackie’s passion for promoting inclusivity combined with her sales experience makes her an invaluable asset to our team. Her leadership will enhance our efforts to further establish the Cincy Region as welcoming and vibrant."

Taggart-Boyd will work collaboratively with local businesses, attractions, and services to further enrich offerings catering to diverse travelers and drive leisure bookings.

"I am deeply honored to step into this role at Visit Cincy and continue contributing to our mission of promoting the region," said Jackie Taggart-Boyd. "I am excited to work with our team to craft unforgettable experiences that resonate with a diverse array of visitors.”

Jackie Taggart-Boyd's new role is part of Visit Cincy’s strategic plan for growth, leadership, and innovation in destination marketing. It is also a strategic move to help drive more leisure sales, generating more group room nights, while the Convention Center District is under development.

Filling the sales role is Kariuki Epps. Epps worked with Visit Cincy as the National Manager of Diversity Sales from 2014 to 2019 and rejoined the team in this expanded role.

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About Visit Cincy

Visit Cincy connects the Cincinnati region's people and experiences with visitors and meeting attendees from around the world. The destination marketing organization is supported by nearly 500 businesses that join together in making Cincinnati, Hamilton County, and the Cincy region a world-class destination by offering their services, attractions, and facilities to visitors, meeting planners, and convention attendees. For more information, go to