MTC Names Ruth Toomey as New Executive Director
The Maryland Tourism Coalition (MTC) announced Ruth Toomey as its new executive director, effective June 1, 2018. Toomey, a longtime professional in the Greater Baltimore/Anne Arundel County hospitality industry, has been an active board member of the tourism/hospitality trade organization since 2009. She most recently served as MTC’s Membership chair.
“Tourism is one of Maryland’s top economic engines and MTC needs a strong professional to guide our members in advocacy and policy to support an industry that employs nearly 150,000 Marylanders,” said Michael Haynie, MTC Board chair. “Ruth knows this community from the small business perspective, as well as the large retail perspective, and has been committed to MTC‘s success for nearly 10 years. She is an asset to our mission and we look forward to growing our organization under her leadership.”