Washington, DC Marketing Center Promotes Shuskey and Sellars
The Washington, DC Marketing Center recently promoted Chad Shuskey and Keith Sellars to director positions in a reorganization that makes the Marketing Center more productive and recognizes the accomplishments of two key employees.
Chad Shuskey has been promoted to Director of Research and Information Technology. Mr. Shuskey will oversee the Center’s research efforts in collecting development data and neighborhood retail information, maintain and expand GIS capabilities, and manage all IT upgrades and website updates. He will also supervise the production of the Marketing Center’s annual publications such as the Neighborhood Retail Opportunities Guide and the Development in DC guide. Mr. Shuskey is a native of Euclid, Ohio and a graduate of Hiram College in Hiram, Ohio, where he majored in history with a minor in mathematics.
Keith Sellars, as the new Director of Retail Development, is primarily responsible for recruiting retailers to the District and coordinating the Marketing Center’s retail attraction efforts. Mr. Sellars plays a major role in DC’s participation in the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) conventions and has developed the highly successful Retail Summit series. He also serves as the first point-of-contact for retailers interested in opening stores in the District. He is a Greensboro, North Carolina native and graduated from North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina with a degree in public administration.
As part of the organizational restructuring, Mrs. Lily Qi, Vice President of Business Development, will also oversee the Center’s marketing functions.
Washington, DC Marketing Center President and CEO Michael Stevens says, “The Marketing Center continues to benefit from its team of intelligent and skilled staff members. The Center firmly believes in promoting our qualified employees to positions of greater responsibilty. In doing so, we can recognize those employees’ valuable contributions and better serve the community. Chad and Keith’s promotions are well deserved and have already improved the Marketing Center’s operations.”