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.
Visitor Services Manager
Rebecca Powell joined the Bureau’s team in September 2018 as a Travel Counselor with the Visitor Services department. One year after that, she was promoted to the role of Visitor Services Coordinator in which she welcomed and assisted guests at both the Visitor Center on Weddington Road and the CVB’s satellite Visitor Center inside Concord-Padgett Regional Airport. Another year later, Rebecca was named Visitor Services Manager and now oversees operations of the Cabarrus County Visitor Center.
Prior to working with the Cabarrus County CVB, Rebecca spent several years in management and customer service roles beginning her career in retail, serving as Terminal Manager for Duty Free Americas at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, and most recently as Assistant General Manager at Crescent Heights in Concord.