Tourism group gets new events director

The San Luis Obispo County Visitors and Conference Bureau has hired Faith Wells as its events director. She will be responsible for the strategic planning and execution of the bureau’s main event, Sunset Savor the Central Coast. Wells previously worked as the communications director for Hospice du Rhône, an annual wine event held in Paso Robles.

Wells is a Central Coast native who began her career at Meridian Vineyards in Paso Robles while obtaining an agriculture business degree from Cal Poly. She has also worked in the wine industry in Napa Valley, and executed the Sommelier Summit held in New Zealand in 2007, according to a news release.