BECKLEY W.Va. — Tamarack is getting a new Executive Director.
The West Virginia Parkways announced Monday in a release that Beckley native Tammy Coffman has been named the new director.
Coffman has been the Executive Director of Capitol Market Inc. in Charleston for 20 years.
The General Manager of West Virginia Parkways Authority, Greg Barr, said in a statement: “I am very excited to have Tammy as the Executive Director of Tamarack. She is a proven leader with the skills, vision and innovative ideas to help Tamarack achieve new levels of success as the nation’s first showcase of handcrafts, fine arts and great food prepared by Tamarack’s chefs.”
In the release by the West Virginia Parkways Authority, it states Coffman brings 20 years’ experience in retail development, customer service, marketing, planning, managing and new business development.
Mark Carbone, president of Capitol Market’s Board of Directors said in a statement: “Tammy’s leadership over the past 20 years has been instrumental in transforming Capitol Market into the vibrant social, retail and tourism hub it is today. ”
“We’re so grateful for the work she’s done here, and can’t wait to see what she has in store for Tamarack.”
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, is a 81,000 square foot tourist destination located at Exit 45 near Beckley, WV along the West Virginia Turnpike.