The Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau (Experience Ruston) has selected Tori Ward Davis as Marketing Director. Davis will succeed Amanda Carrier, who was named President & CEO of the Convention and Visitors Bureau in March 2020.
“We’re thrilled to have Tori joining our team,” said Amanda Carrier, CVB President & CEO. “The experience and energy she brings to our organization is exciting and will allow her to immediately begin promoting our area and working strategically through these ever-changing times in tourism.”
Davis comes to the Convention and Visitors Bureau from the City of Ruston, where she spent two years as the City’s Main Street Director/Community Coordinator. Before working for the City, Davis gained experience in the travel and tourism industry in her roles as Marketing Assistant at the Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau and Digital Content Marketing Manager at Coastal Mississippi. Davis brings a background in communications, digital marketing, brand development, and event planning to her new role with the CVB.
“I am beyond excited to be returning to the organization where my passion for Ruston/Lincoln Parish and the travel and tourism industry was born,” said Davis. “I am grateful to have been given this opportunity and look forward to working with this outstanding team to develop and market Lincoln Parish as a leading destination in Louisiana.”
Davis is a native of Shreveport, LA and graduate of Louisiana State University and Louisiana Tech University. She is married to Jacob Davis and has called Ruston home for the past three years.