Ohio Development Services Agency (DSA) Director David Goodman announced recently that Mary Cusick, a hospitality and marketing industry leader, was selected to be the first director for TourismOhio, effective Monday. After spending several years as the chief marketing officer at Bob Evans Farms, Inc., Cusick will leave her position as executive director of the Initiative for Managing Services at the Ohio State University Fisher College of Business to lead TourismOhio. In her new position, Cusick "will work with the TourismOhio Advisory Board to develop a comprehensive marketing strategy for the state as well as ways to increase the number of visitors to Ohio and get them to stay longer." Cusick is the first director of the newly established office, which received funding as a five-year pilot program through Gov. Kasich's biennial budget bill, H.B. 59. For more, read the full press release.