Williams Named Newseum Vice President of Marketing
WASHINGTON — Scott Williams, former vice president of marketing and media for Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc., has been named vice president of marketing for the Newseum.
Williams's appointment was announced by James C. Duff, president and chief executive officer of the Freedom Forum and chief executive officer of the Newseum. The Freedom Forum, which operates the Newseum, champions the First Amendment as a cornerstone of democracy.
"We are very excited and pleased that Scott is joining our team," said Duff. "He is an exceptional talent with a proven record of success, and we are confident he will help us fulfill our educational mission at the Newseum and in our national outreach."
During his 12 years at Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc., Williams led the team responsible for marketing and communications strategies that supported Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley and one of the most well-known destinations in the world. Williams also directed marketing and media for a variety of related attractions and events, including Elvis Presley's Heartbreak Hotel and "Elvis Week," which takes place each year in Memphis, as well as more than 300 domestic and international licensees and partners.
Williams joins the Newseum on Oct. 1.