Discover Burien hires former Kirkland Chamber director

Former Kirkland Chamber of Commerce executive director Bruce Wynn has found a new position with Discover Burien.

Wynn has been named the organization’s new executive director, according to the organization.

“I’ve been impressed by how interesting and vibrant Burien has become,” Wynn said. “The boutique shops, restaurants, community resources, City Hall, parks and a host of large and small businesses makes Burien a one-stop-serves-all town. I want to do for Burien what I’ve done for Kirkland.”

The release states that the Discover Burien Board of Directors was attracted to Wynn’s experience, his upbeat personality and his excitement for the opportunities to further the organizations mission, vision and programs and it is “a perfect fit”.

“The staff at Discover Burien (is) very eager to work with Bruce in the coming months,” said Acting Executive Director Denise Ferguson. “It has been my pleasure to fill in as the interim ED and I look forward to continuing with the organization as part of the team.”

Wynn will begin his new position in early March.

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