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WILMINGTON AND THE BRANDYWINE VALLEY, Delaware (March 19, 2024) - The Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors Bureau (GWCVB) has added two new members to its team. Courtney Haywood, M.Ed. joins as director of public relations, and Kristin Mohr is the Bureau’s sales administrator, assisting director of sales Jessica Bittmann with meetings, conventions and group tours. 

Haywood brings a wealth of experience to her new role, having served as the external communications manager at The Salvation Army's National Headquarters, where she played a pivotal role in national campaigns such as The Red Kettle Challenge. Prior to that, Haywood served as the publicist for three nationally syndicated PBS shows: PBS NewsHour, Washington Week and PBS NewsHour Weekend. Courtney has more than 14 years of experience in the field of public relations, including five years serving as a strategic communications lecturer at Lincoln University of Pennsylvania. 

Mohr brings more than 20 years of sales experience to the team, with a strong background in event planning and execution. Previously with the Chase Center on the Riverfront sales office. 

As the Greater Wilmington and Brandywine Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau continues its mission to promote the region as an ideal destination for visitors and events, Courtney Haywood, M.Ed. and Kristin Mohr will undoubtedly be invaluable additions to the team. Their diverse backgrounds, extensive experience, and passion for their respective roles make them ideal candidates to further elevate GWCVB's efforts. 

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Links to Courtney Haywood, M.Ed. and Kristin Mohr Headshots 

 Courtney Haywood, M.Ed. (above left)

 Kristin Mohr  (above right)

About the Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors Bureau 

The Greater Wilmington Convention & Visitors Bureau (GWCVB) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1978, chartered by the Governor of Delaware, the New Castle County Executive, and the Mayor of Wilmington. Its mission is to serve as the community’s customer-focused destination marketing organization, generating economic growth through leisure travel, and meetings development. For more information go to 


Media Contact: 

Courtney Haywood, M.Ed. 

Director of Public Relations 

Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors Bureau