Name: Lisa Anders
Title/Position/Occupation: Executive Director, Gwinnett Convention and Visitors Bureau, Gwinnett County’s official destination marketing organization.
Sphere of Influence: The GCVB works closely with all of Gwinnett’s hotels, our downtown cities, Gwinnett Center, Gwinnett Parks Recreation and various Gwinnett/Atlanta arts cultural groups, attractions, restaurants and welcome centers. Our job is to “put heads in beds” and create economic impact through meetings, conventions, leisure stays, sports, reunions, or any other type of overnight event.
Education/Background: BA degree in political science from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville…Go Vols! Worked for Cendant Corp. as a worldwide guest relations manager for all of their hotel chains (dealing with the angriest hotel guests in the world!), in hotel management, and joined the GCVB in 1996 as an administrative assistant, just before the Olympics.
Accomplishments/Accolades: The GCVB has been recognized for a number of our efforts, including being
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