The Tennessee Tourism Committee is represented by members of tourism from every region of the state. The members are all leaders of their organizations and range from convention and visitors bureaus to attractions to chambers of commerce to hotels. Please click on the committee member names below to view their full biographies.
Chairman – Colin V. Reed
Chairman and CEO, Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc.
Co-Chair – Jack Soden
CEO, Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.
Commissioner – Kevin Triplett
Commissioner of Tourist Development, Tennessee Department of Tourist Development
President & CEO, Tennessee Hospitality & Tourism Association
President, Tennessee Aquarium
Chief Marketing Officer, Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau
Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Founder, Arrington Vineyards
Country Music Artist
President, Visit Knoxville
Corporate Director of Sales & Marketing, Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede
Robert B. Doak
President and CEO, Chattanooga Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
Executive Director, Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism
President and CEO, Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau
Vice President of the Consumer Group, Bristol Motor Speedway and Dragway
Chief Executive Officer, Sevierville Chamber of Commerce
County Mayor, Campbell County,
Executive Director, Jackson-Madison County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Executive Director, Gatlinburg Convention and Visitors Bureau
President and CEO, Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp
Chief Executive Officer, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Director of Planning and Investments, Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc.
VP of Marketing & Media, Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.
Chief Marketing Officer, Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp
Director of Research, Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp
Tennessee Department of Tourist Development Partners
Director of Outreach and Engagement
Assistant Commissioner, Administration
Public Information Officer & Director of Public Relations
Director of Sales
Assistant Commissioner, Welcome Centers
Assistant Commissioner of Marketing