Kingsville Hires Economic Development and Tourism Officer

Posted On Monday May 09, 2022
Sue Rice
Sue Rice, Economic Development and Tourism Officer for the Town of Kingsville

The Town of Kingsville is pleased to welcome Sue Rice to the municipality as its first Economic Development and Tourism Officer. Sue is a business owner of a marketing firm which assists businesses with innovative marketing, programming, customer relationships, and economic development initiatives. Sue has successfully delivered results for client businesses located in Kingsville, Pelee Island, Essex County and throughout Ontario.

Sue has been based out of Kingsville since 2005. “It is an honour to be able to work in a place I have called home for many years. I am excited by this opportunity to work closely with the Mayor and CAO on economic development and tourism initiatives.”

“This is an important position and we are fortunate to have recruited Sue into this role,” said Kingsville’s Chief Administrative Officer, John Norton. “Sue will be helping the Mayor and I commence consultations with business leaders and seek input into how we can help our businesses succeed.”

Sue Rice holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from the University of Windsor and has twenty-five years of public relations experience. Her experience includes marketing and sales, customer service and retention, event management and fundraising.

Sue will be starting in her new role on Tuesday, May 24, 2022.