February 27, 2008

Steve Wilson, who has served as president of the Grand Rapids/Kent County (Mich.) Convention and Visitors Bureau for 15 years, is stepping down next month to become executive director of the Ruth Mott Foundation, a philanthropic organization based in Flint, Mich. George Helmstead has been promoted to executive vice president, and he will direct operations at the CVB along with vice president Janet Korn until a permanent replacement is named.