HOPKINSVILLE-CHRISTIAN COUNTY CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU
MERRY BETH TOMASZEWSKI, BOARD CHAIR
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
HOPKINSVILLE, KENTUCKY, NOVEMBER 13, 2023 – The Board of Directors for Hopkinsville-Christian County Convention and Visitors Bureau is excited to welcome Ryan Clark as the new Executive Director. Ryan comes to Visit Hopkinsville from the Oak Grove Tourism Commission, where he was the Director of Marketing, Public Relations and Events. Prior to that, he worked for the Commonwealth of Kentucky with the Kentucky State Park System, promoting tourism, managing events and festivals.
Ryan has a master’s degree in Nonprofit Organization Management, specializing in marketing, and a bachelor’s degree in Recreation and Park Management, specializing in adventure and event management. He is currently working on his doctorate in Education and Community Leadership.
“We’re very pleased to welcome Ryan as our new Executive Director for the Hopkinsville-Christian County Convention and Visitors Bureau. Ryan has an extensive background in tourism, marketing, and event management. He also has a knowledge of Christian County and its businesses and attractions. His experience and passion for tourism make him the ideal choice for this position.” – Merry Beth Tomaszewski, Board Chair.
While Ryan is currently transitioning from his position at the Oak Grove Tourism Commission to his new career at Visit Hopkinsville, we will invite the public to stop by the Visitors Center at 1730 E. 9th St., Hopkinsville, KY 42240 for an official warm welcome at a later date.