Dean Burke is the new CEO for the merged Travel Tacoma + Pierce County and Tacoma South Sound Sports Commission.
Dean Burke is the new CEO for the merged Travel Tacoma + Pierce County and Tacoma South Sound Sports Commission. Submitted photo
Dean Burke is the new CEO for the merged Travel Tacoma + Pierce County and Tacoma South Sound Sports Commission. Submitted photo

Debbie Cockrell has been with The News Tribune since 2009. She reports on business and development, local and regional issues.