Staff Directory

Visit Athens is the official Destination Marketing Organization for Athens-Clarke County.


Katie Williams

Executive Director

Phone: 706-357-4585

Marketing & Communications

Hannah Smith

Director of Marketing and Communications

Phone: 706-357-4408

Shannon Dominy

Communications Manager

Phone: 706-357-4584

Bree Powell

Marketing Manager

Phone: 706-357-4510

Lou Hammond Group

PR Agency of Record

Phone: 470.568.3800

For more information on Athens, Georgia, or to request a visit, please contact our agency of record, the Lou Hammond Group. Please note your specific request and deadline, if applicable, in your email.


Elyse Worthey-Harris

Director of Sales

Phone: 706-357-4527

Phillip Bruce

Senior Sales Manager

Phone: 706-357-4460

Todd Avery

Arena Sales Manager

Phone: 706-357-4496

Sydney Lowe

Destination Services Manager

Phone: 706-357-4543

Adam Johnson

Guest Services Coordinator

Phone: 706-357-4512


Rachel Houseman

Information Coordinator

Phone: 706-357-4599

Jean Newson


Phone: 706-357-4430

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