ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - A new chairman has been named for the Christmas in St. Louis Foundation for 2013.
Brian Hall, chief marketing officer for the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission, has been named as head of the charitable organization that produces the annual Macy's Festival of Lights and the Ameren Missouri Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Hall has more than 25 years of experience in hotels, destinations, and airlines. He has a bachelor's degree in economics and marketing from Whittemore School of Business & Economics at the University of New Hampshire and a master's degree in business administration from Webster University.
The 2013 Christmas in St. Louis Executive Committee includes:
Vice Chairperson Anne Carroll
Second Vice Chairperson Ken Mallin
Treasurer Mike Sondag
Secretary Chris Piazza
The 2013 chairpersons are:
Gerri Lashley - Light Up
Katie Shankman - Development
John Nickel - Nominating
Mike Sondag - Finance
Anne Caroll - Marketing
Ken Mallin - Parade Operations
Gerry Doyle - Charities
The 2013 vice chairpersons are:
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