Bill Geist`s Zeitgeist, on Deb Archer`s retierment.
When I told my Board Chair that I intended to step down to launch my consultancy, he initially considered the process of a national search. I remember giving him "the look" and saying, "Really? Your next CEO is right here...and you know it."

A year previously, we had been able to snare Deb Archer from Visit KC as our VP of Sales. We had help in the process, as she was dating a Madison guy. But, from the moment she joined our team, it was clear to me that, one day, she would lead it and Madison`s visitor economy. And, for just over 25 years she has done just that...and then some...
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Ken Notes: I have always been a fan of Deb and believe she will be missed. It is now incumbent on all of us to restore Madison to the tourist and entertainment destination she built. Failure is not an option...



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