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John Poole

Senior Vice President of Sales & Destination Services
John Poole joined the Cabarrus County CVB team in January 2016 with extensive education and over 18 years of experience in the hospitality industry including sales, management, marketing and operations.

Returning to the area after managing an eight-room bed and breakfast and fine dining restaurant in Maine for three years, Poole previously held the position of Director of Sales & Marketing at Great Wolf Lodge Charlotte/Concord. From 2007 to 2009, he held the same position at Great Wolf Resorts' Grand Mound, WA location. Poole has also held several other positions in sales and marketing across the country and abroad at resorts and hotels in Canada, Puerto Rico, St. Thomas and Charleston, SC.

A native of Ontario and Vancouver, BC resident, Poole is a graduate of New Brunswick College. He also received an Associates Degree from San Diego Golf Academy and has completed several hospitality programs with Westin Hotels and Resorts and Orient Express Hotels & Resorts.

Poole has had longtime involvement with many hospitality industry associations including Meeting Planners International, Society of Incentive Travel Executives, Professional Conference Management Association and Rotary Club.
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Katie Eagle

Sales Manager
Katie Eagle joined the Cabarrus County CVB in 2016 after serving as Director of Sales for Crestline Hotels & Resorts at the Courtyard by Marriott Carolina Beach Oceanfront Resort and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Wilmington/Wrightsville Beach.

In 2012, Eagle graduated from the University of North Carolina Wilmington with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications Studies with concentrations in Public Relations and Integrated Marketing Communication. She has also completed Master Connections Associates and Marriott issued sales training. A native of the Tar Heel state, Eagle is a member of the North Carolina Sports Association and currently serves on the group's Governmental Relations committee.

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