Darren Rudloff, CEO of Visit Cheyenne, has announced his resignation from the organization effective December 31, 2019. Rudloff is starting his own business to provide strategic planning, research, and organizational assistance to tourism organizations.
Rudloff has served as the head of Visit Cheyenne since 1997. Visit Cheyenne Chairman Tony O’Brien remarked, “Darren’s vision, leadership, and management skills have been instrumental in developing Visit Cheyenne and the local hospitality industry for over 20 years. He leaves the organization in a strong position for continued growth in the hospitality industry.”
Rudloff led Visit Cheyenne in earning the highest accreditation for tourism marketing organizations offered by Destinations International, the tourism industry’s professional association. Other notable accomplishments include expansion of the city’s trolley fleet and tour offerings, creation of the City’s wayfinding sign system, and leadership in restoring Cheyenne’s historic depot. Rudloff also has served on the WY Office of Tourism Board of Directors, the Wyoming Travel Industry Coalition Board, and several boards/committees of Destinations International.
The Visit Cheyenne Board of Directors has established a search committee to immediately begin searching for a replacement. The CEO job posting is available at www.cheyenne.org/ceosearch.
“It has truly been an honor to lead Visit Cheyenne and to promote all that Laramie County has to offer. I am very thankful to all the individuals I’ve worked with who have made this job such a pleasure,” stated Rudloff.