PITTSBURGH - VisitPittsburgh, the official tourism promotion agency for Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, has hired Robert Leff as National Sales Director.
Mr. Leff is responsible for the corporate market as well as handling Northeast and Southwest national association accounts and territories.
Most recently, Mr. Leff was Director, National Accounts, for Gaylord Hotels. Prior to working with Gaylord Hotels, he held the position of National Account Executive with Meet Minneapolis with a record of excellent performance as a consistent high performer. With responsibility for association and corporate city-wide accounts with Meet Minneapolis, he was awarded the top producer award for 2007 and 2011. He has also held Sales Manager positions with the Hilton Minneapolis, the Hiltons of Oakbrook Terrace (IL), the Hiltons of Chicago and the Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport.
Mr. Leff is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Relations.
As the official tourism and promotion agency for Allegheny County, VisitPittsburgh is dedicated to generating convention, trade show and leisure travel business for the Pittsburgh region.