Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau Names Four
New Members to Board of Directors

RALEIGH, N.C. - The Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau has named Phil
Zachary, William Gant, Steven Bauld and Joel Fuller to its 12-member Board of
Directors. The new members officially began their two-year terms in March.

Phil Zachary, president and CEO of Curtis Media Group, is the owner of more than two
dozen radio stations and three internet companies across North Carolina. Curtis Media is
one of the largest independent radio broadcasters in America and the largest in North

A 21-year veteran of the hospitality industry, William (Bill) Gant is the General
Manager of the 229-room Renaissance Raleigh Hotel in North Hills. Gant has extensive
experience with Renaissance, a Marriott Hotel brand and previously held leadership
positions with the organization.

Steven Bauld, senior vice president at Capital Style Luxury Transportation, brings more
than 20 years of business management, sales leadership and brand optimization to the
Board of Directors. Bauld was a founding member of the Greater Boston Convention &
Visitors Bureau's international task force.

During 25-years of experience with Marriott International, Joel Fuller, has held positions
in multiple disciplines including Operations, Event Management and Sales. Currently as
the General Manager of the 375-room Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley, Fuller is
responsible for day-to-day operations of the hotel.

"This new slate of members brings unparalleled business experience to the Greater
Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau and we are fortunate to have them guide our
organization and community during this time of growth and renaissance" said Denny
Edwards, president and CEO of the GRCVB.