SENECA LAKE – After an extensive search to fill the position of Executive Director, the Executive Committee of the Seneca Lake Wine Trail is pleased to announce that Brittany Gibson has been selected to lead the organization.
A native of Dundee and graduate of Ithaca College with dual degrees in Business with a concentration in Marketing and Legal Studies, Brittany has years of experience in both the wine and tourism industries. She was Advertising Director and Wine Club Manager at Fulkerson Winery for 10 years before serving as Tourism and Marketing Manager at the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce. She also serves on the Finger Lakes Regional Tourism Council Board of Directors, the Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance Marketing Committee, the Schuyler County Planning Board, and the Community Development Corporation Board of Directors, where she also chairs the Watkins Glen Downtown Revitalization Committee. Brittany is married to Dundee High School football coach Sheldon Gibson.
Gibson says, “I couldn’t be more honored and excited to be selected as the Executive Director of the Seneca Lake Wine Trail. The organization has enjoyed much success already under great leadership and an enthusiastic, creative membership. I look forward to continuing that trend and I’m eager to get to work!” Gibson will start with the wine trail the last week of November.
Elizabeth Stamp, President of the Seneca Lake Wine Trail, notes “Brittany’s talent and passion will ensure the Seneca Lake Wine Trail members continue to be recognized as producers of high quality wines offering outstanding experiences for visitors.”
The Seneca Lake Wine Trail, founded in 1986, is an association of 34 member wineries located around Seneca Lake.