Mike Shuford today was appointed executive director of the Chattanooga Convention Center.
His experience and positive comments from the staff were cited in his selection by the Carter Street Corp., the governing body of the center.
He has been serving as interim director of the center.
Tim Riddle, who had been executive director of the center since 1990, resigned from the position earlier this year.
See tomorrow's Chattanooga Times Free Press for complete coverage.