Kevin Twohig, the Assistant Commissioner of Evergreen Region Volleyball Association and CEO of the Spokane Public Facilities District, received Visit Spokane's Leadership Excellence in Tourism award last Thursday.
The Spokesman Review article reads:
The award honors “significant achievement and historically significant contribution by someone who has impacted Spokane’s tourism industry for more than 10 years.” Visit Spokane’s board of directors selects the recipient.
“Kevin’s leadership for the last 40 years serving the Spokane region’s hospitality community is impressive,” said Cheryl Kilday, President and CEO at Visit Spokane. “Our board recognizes his hard work and dedication resulting in a significant impact on tourism to the region.”
Twohig was honored at the group’s annual meeting at the Davenport Grand.
Among his accomplishments:
•Strong leadership in the expansion of the Spokane Convention Center
•Improvements to the Spokane Veterans Arena
•Fostering partnerships with the Spokane Sports Commission
In addition to his long-standing dedication to our organization, he has significantly contributed to the growth and development of the Spokane Community over many decades.
It's wonderful to see someone with so much passion and vision be recognized in such a BIG way. Congratulations, Kevin!