Leah Tuneberg joins River District Association

Staff Report

Leah Tuneberg has joined the River District Association team as the new Director.

Leah began her journey on March 31, 2015 and has already made an impact in attending meetings and representing the River District.

Leah’s responsibilities as Director will include development and implementation of a comprehensive multimedia and public relations strategy to champion the RDA via local and regional media sources, this will include the promotion of downtown dining and retail establishments; execution of the strategic plan of the RDA; relationship building with current and potential corporate, foundation and individual donors for Association sponsored events and for ongoing sustainability; leading and managing overall and development efforts for our members; recruiting and engaging volunteers to help with RDA sponsored events.

Leah comes to the RDA with a business communications, account management, public relations and marketing background in the downtown Chicago market.

She served as Director of Sales and Marketing for a Hilton Hotels brand flag, held positions at a R.H. Donnelley affiliate and Manufacturers’ News.

“I look forward to joining the RDA team and am excited about the opportunities ahead with the organization. Downtown Rockford is embarking on many wonderful initiatives and I am delighted to bring my major market experiences,” remarks Leah. Leah moved from Chicago to Rockford in 2013 with her husband Chad and their two children.

 

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