Missy Brandt

The Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) has hired Missy Brandt as Senior Sales Manager. Brandt has spent the last four years as the Director of Sales and Marketing at the Village Inn and Pub on St. Simons Island.

With an MBA from Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia, Brandt has taught business classes at Moultrie Technical College. Brandt has also been actively involved in Georgia's tourism industry on the regional level, serving as president of the Georgia Coast Travel Association.

As a member of the Athens CVB team, Brandt will work to bring citywide meetings and conventions to Athens, promoting The Classic Center a

nd their newly expanded exhibit space and atrium as well as all assets of our city.

"We are delighted to welcome Missy to the CVB staff," said CVB Director Chuck Jones. "She brings a wealth of experience to the job and is ready to hit the ground running by booking large pieces of business for our city."