Ronnie Burt, President and CEO of Visit KC, today announced his resignation, effective Jan. 31, 2018. Over the next few weeks, Burt will assist the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors with a smooth, seamless transition process to ensure the important work of Visit KC continues.
Burt has served as President and CEO since 2014 when he joined the organization from Washington, D.C., where he served as Vice President of Sales and Services for Destination DC, the convention and tourism organization for the nation’s capital.
Below is a summary of key successes generated under Burt’s leadership, which helped the organization achieve many important milestones:
The Board of Directors of Visit KC would like to thank Mr. Burt for his leadership and commitment to enhance the hospitality industry in the Greater Kansas City region. 2018 Board Chair CiCi Rojas said, “Ronnie has set Kansas City and Visit KC on a path to success for years to come.”
Visit KC will appoint an interim President and CEO in the very near term to allow for a smooth transition and a search committee will be appointed to identify a permanent replacement.