First Friday - Lisa Anders, Explore Gwinnett
Lisa Anders – Executive Director Explore Gwinnett
Lisa Anders is the Executive Director of the Explore Gwinnett, the marketing brand of the Gwinnett Convention and Visitors Bureau. She has been with the bureau since 1997, and was named Executive Director in 2011. Lisa oversees all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the tourism office, overseeing all their destination marketing, sales and public relations efforts. Previous to being named Executive Director, she served as the Deputy Director and the Director of Marketing Communications. Lisa serves on the boards of the Georgia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Aurora Theatre, Destination Marketing International, the Gwinnett Tech Hospitality Advisory Committee and ArtWorks Gwinnett Advisory Commmittee! She is a Certified Destination Management Executive and a graduate of the 2013 class of Leadership Gwinnett.