October 13, 2004
Karolyn Kirchgesler has been tapped to lead the St. Paul Convention and Visitors Bureau as its new president and CEO. "She has roots in the Midwest and we're excited to have her leading the team," said a spokesperson for the SPCVB.  Ms. Kirchgesler, who will depart her current job as head of the Greater New Haven (Conn.) Convention & Visitors Bureau, joins the SPCVB Dec. 1. Kirchgesler replaces Tom Getzke, who resigned in June and had been replaced on a temporary basis by St. Paul attorney Tom Triplett.