Gayle Love Lee, CDME

Vice President of Partnership & Visitor Services

Before being named Vice President of Partnership & Visitor Services at the Cabarrus County CVB, Gayle Love Lee served as Executive Director at the Carolinas Roofing Association for three years. She brings over 25 years of sales and marketing experience in the hospitality industry ranging from representing large brand hotels and boutique conference centers to convention centers and special event planning.

Gayle has served on the board of Meeting Professionals International-Carolinas Chapter receiving the Pat on the Back Award during her term. She also served on the board of AENC Charlotte Chapter and chaired the first Customer Service Advisory Committee for the City of Winston-Salem.

Gayle also received her Certified Destination Management Executive (CDME) certification, through Destinations International (DI) in August of 2016.

Erin Hicks

Visitor Services Manager

Erin Hicks joined the Cabarrus County Convention & Visitors Bureau as Visitor Services Manager in April 2021.

As a native of Cabarrus County, Erin’s previous experience includes customer service and administrative support roles with several local organizations. Erin most recently served as Program Assistant at the Cabarrus Arts Council. Prior to her time with CAC, Erin held roles with The CiRCE Institute in Concord as well as with Cabarrus County hospitality industry partners The Bead Lady, Escape Artist, and What-A-Burger Drive-Ins.