For Immediate Release
February 4, 2011
Melissa Wood (703) 799-5203
“We launched a nationwide search for the new Vice President of Marketing and were pleased to find the right person just around the corner,” said James C. Rees, President of Mount Vernon. “Rebecca brings a wealth of tourism industry knowledge to Mount Vernon’s Marketing department during this important time in our organization’s history.”
During her ten years at Destination DC, Aloisi has built and executed strategic marketing and public relations campaigns to support Washington, DC tourism marketing efforts and cultural programs, generating more than $20 million annually in earned media. She received her undergraduate degree from Georgetown and an MBA from the University of Maryland. She speaks fluent Spanish and proficient Italian.
Historic Mount Vernon employs more than 500 employees. There are five vice presidents who oversee the departments of Collections, Development, Education, Preservation, and Marketing. Mount Vernon’s President supervises all Vice Presidents as well as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer.
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Since 1860, over 80 million visitors have made George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens the most popular historic home in America. Through thought-provoking tours, entertaining events, and stimulating educational programs on the Estate and in classrooms across the nation, Mount Vernon strives to preserve George Washington’s place in history as “First in War, First in Peace, and First in the Hearts of His Countrymen.” Mount Vernon is owned and operated by the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association, America’s oldest national preservation organization, founded in 1853. A picturesque drive to the southern end of the scenic George Washington Memorial Parkway, Mount Vernon is located just 16 miles from the nation’s capital.
Hours of operation: April-August, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; March, September, October, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; November – February, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Regular admission rates: adults, $15.00; senior citizens, $14.00; children age 6-11, when accompanied by an adult, $7.00; and children under age 5, FREE. Admission fees, restaurant and retail proceeds, along with private donations, support the operation and restoration of Mount Vernon.