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Dan Goldes and Tina Wu Named to Vice President Posts
at the San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau


February 23, 2005 - The San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau (SFCVB) has announced that Dan Goldes has returned to the Bureau as Vice President, Member & Community Relations and Tina Wu has been promoted to Vice President, Finance & Administration.  The changes follow the retirement of Executive Vice President Dale Hess after 33 years of service to the SFCVB.
In his new position, Goldes will oversee programs and communications directed to the SFCVB’s membership, which currently numbers more than 1,800 businesses.  He will also serve as a liaison to local business and community organizations to enhance public understanding of the Bureau’s role in promoting San Francisco’s largest industry and strengthening the City’s tourism-based economy.

Goldes worked with the SFCVB for ten years as Membership Services Manager, and then left the Bureau in 1999 to start Training Leaders, a leadership and management training company. 

He served on the Board of Directors of the Northern California Society of Association Executives from
1997 to 1999.  He holds a Certificate in Training and Human Resources Development from UC Berkeley Extension, attended the Institute for Organization Management at Stanford University and UCLA, and completed the Coro Foundation City Focus Leadership Program.

Dan Goldes

Tina Wu
Tina Wu, CPA,  joined the SFCVB in 1989 as Accounting Manager and was later promoted to Controller.  In her new position, she will be responsible for the Bureau’s financial, human resources and information technology operations.

The San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau is a private, non-profit membership organization whose mission is to market the City as a convention and leisure travel destination.  With some 1,800 member businesses, the Bureau ranks as one of the City's largest business membership organizations, promoting San Francisco's $6 billion tourism and convention industry. 


Laurie Armstrong
Vice President, Public Relations
San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau
201 Third Street, Suite 900
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 227-2603

Also See: San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau Concerned Over the Proposed De-funding of the Bureau / December 2004
San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau Rebrands itself 'Only in San Francisco.' New Theme Incorporated into Bureau’s Marketing Efforts / June 2004

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