Visit Duluth Celebrates Gene Shaw’s Retirement

There will soon be a new face promoting tourism in Duluth.

For more than a decade, that’s been the job of Gene Shaw.

But Wednesday, Shaw officially retired.

Dozens of family, friends and local business owners showed up at Shaw’s retirement party to wish him a happy retirement.

Shaw will not be fully retired until 2017.

He will spend the next year working for visit Duluth as a contractor.

Bob Gustafson, former public relations director at Grandma’s Marathon, will be taking over for Shaw. 

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