Ryan is a lifetime lover of all things tourism! Ryan has over ten years of experience in hospitality, recreation, and tourism. He has worked for the US Forest Service, the Kentucky State Parks, as well as the Oak Grove Tourism Commission. In each of these roles he managed facilities, managed sales and marketing duties, handled public relations duties, as well as coordinated and managed programs, events, and large festivals.
Ryan loves interacting with and meeting new people! Ryan loves telling everyone about all of the amazing attractions and wonderful things there is to do in Hopkinsville and Christian County!
Ryan has a bachelor’s degree in recreation and park management as well as a master’s degree in nonprofit management, both from Murray State University. Ryan is currently pursuing his doctorate degree in education and community leadership. Ryan is also a Certified Interpretive Guide and holds numerous certifications relative to the tourism industry.
To contact Ryan, email him at [email protected]
Finance & Office Manager
When Amy isn’t telling the world about how amazing Hopkinsville is, she is cheering on her favorite team, the Green Bay Packers, or spending time outdoors rock hunting, building fairy gardens and enjoying the beauty of her family farm! She loves to cook and spend time with her beautiful daughter, Chloe! Chloe attends Trigg County Schools. She is a member of the Trigg County Arrowcats and has recently taken up horseback riding. Amy’s family is the center of her universe.
Amy was born and raised in Cadiz, KY. Growing up on the family farm, Little Pines Farm. She left home in 1991 to attend college at the University of Kentucky. Throughout her 26 years in Lexington, she was fortunate to meet tons of wonderful folks and had life-changing experiences. While there, Rogers was a client of Images Model and Talent Agency, owned and operated by former Miss Kentucky Ms. Janie Head. She credits the modeling agency, with playing a pivotal role in her life.
She was later selected to travel to Los Angeles with other models and talent from Images, to compete in the 2006 International Model and Talent Association. There, she won several awards, including Cold Read-Honorable Mention; Monologue- 4th Runner Up; Team Fashion- 2nd Runner up and selection to attend the prestigious New York Film Academy. She even landed her first big “gig” and was chosen to appear in various Ball Homes commercials.
Rogers loves to travel. One of her most memorable trips was to London, Paris, Switzerland and Germany with her piano class in 2004.
While in Fayette County, Rogers served the community in a variety of roles, one of the most impactful being a non-profit organization Fahe, Inc. located in Berea, KY, which focused on empowering the people and communities of Appalachia. She worked as a Collections Specialist from 2013-2017 until her move back home.
At the age of 38 Rogers decided to return to college and received her degree Bachelor of Science in Business Administration- Management from Sullivan University in 2012. Prior to Sullivan she obtained an Associate of Arts and Science and Associate in Applied Science: Graphic Design between 2002-2004 from Lexington Community College.
Since moving back home to Cadiz, at the end of 2017, she’s made a career for herself here in Hopkinsville, KY. She served in several roles during her 3 year tenure at the Christian County Chamber of Commerce, where she began as an Administrative Assistant and moved up the ranks eventually becoming Director of Membership and Fundraising. She is looking forward to her new career in tourism and has already jumped right in to curating visitors and resident experiences in her new position.
A member of the 2019 class of Leadership Hopkinsville, aka, “The Longest Class Ever”. Rogers enjoyed participating in the program and considers it a stepping stone to long lasting networking and friendships. Rogers serves as a board member with the Pennyrile Habitat for Humanity, Rotarian with Hopkinsville Rotary Club, Advisory Board member of Hopkinsville Community College Technical Program. She is also a member of Corinth Missionary Baptist church and serves as secretary of the usher board and president of the kitchen committee.
Rogers has a zest for life and is filled with energy and enthusiasm; Her free spirit and optimism will brighten any day and she can’t wait to welcome you to Hopkinsville!
To contact Amy, email her here.