Greater Parkersburg CVB office manager to retire Aug. 31

Photo Provided Debbie Zyla

PARKERSBURG — The business office manager at the Greater Parkersburg Convention and Visitors Bureau is retiring.

Debbie Zyla’s retirement is effective Aug. 31.

“Debbie is an institution of CVB knowledge and will be greatly missed,” said Mark Lewis, bureau president and CEO. “Her friendly voice and smile have greeted thousands of visitors by phone and in person for nearly two decades. The bureau staff and board of directors, along with area tourism partners, wish her and her family the very best in retirement.”

Zyla has served the bureau in a variety of roles during the past 18 years, including as receptionist, group sales coordinator, direct mail and brochure distribution clerk, and accounts receivable. In recent years she has overseen the bureau’s day-to-day office activities as office manager.

Cards may be sent to Zyla at the bureau at 350 Seventh St., Parkersburg, WV 26101 or by email at