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(August 25, 2014) – Concord, NC  — John Mills was selected as the winner of the Charlotte Business Journal’s 2014 CFO of the Year award in the category of small – midsized nonprofit or government organization.

Mills is the longest employed team member of the Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau and has led the organization through milestones such as establishing the Bureau as an independent 501(c)6, relocating the offices and visitor center, and achieving accreditation through Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI), the global trade association for official destination marketing organizations.

“Since joining the Bureau, John has dedicated himself to the development of the organization, our staff and this destination,” said Donna Carpenter, President/CEO of the Cabarrus County CVB. “He’s been instrumental to the advancement of the tourism industry in Cabarrus County and we’re so fortunate and honored to have him as a part of our Leadership Team.”

As Executive Vice President, Mills’ primary roles at the Cabarrus County CVB include finance, human resources, research and operations. Learn more about John Mills here.

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About the Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau
As a destination marketing organization, the Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau is dedicated to promoting Cabarrus County as a visitor destination and enhancing the complete visitor experience. We also represent and support the interests of the local tourism industry and promote public awareness of the importance of tourism. For more information, visit our website ( or find us on Facebook (, Twitter and Instagram (@SpeedCityUSA).

Media Contact:
Julie Hinson
Communications Manager