Changing of the Guard at the Beaumont CVB: Welcoming Freddie Willard as Executive Director

Get ready to greet a new leader in the tourism industry! The Beaumont Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) recently announced the retirement of long-time Executive Director Dean Conwell, and the exciting appointment of Freddie Willard as his successor.

For years, the Beaumont CVB has been a champion for our city, promoting Beaumont as a top travel destination in Southeast Texas. We play a vital role in attracting visitors, conventions, and events, which in turn boosts our local economy. From helping you discover hidden gems to navigating event planning at top-notch venues, the CVB is your one-stop shop for an unforgettable Beaumont experience.

Dean Conwell's dedication and leadership have been instrumental in shaping Beaumont's tourism landscape. We extend our heartfelt gratitude for his years of service. Now, we're thrilled to welcome Freddie Willard to the helm. Freddie brings a wealth of experience in the hospitality industry, and her passion for Beaumont is undeniable. Freddie has 31 years of experience in the hospitality industry and has been on staff at the BCVB for 26 years. She has been active in the community through volunteering for BISD, YMBL Youth Special Needs Program and as a Chamber of Commerce Ambassador. Freddie is a 2004 graduate of Leadership Beaumont and a 2011 graduate of LSET. 

Under Freddie's leadership, we can expect the Beaumont CVB to continue its mission of showcasing Beaumont's unique charm. With its rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning natural beauty, Beaumont has something for everyone. Whether you're a history buff exploring Spindletop, a nature enthusiast kayaking through the Neches River, or a foodie indulging in Beaumont's diverse culinary scene, the CVB is here to guide you every step of the way.

So, if you're planning a trip to Beaumont, or a local looking to rediscover the magic of your city, be sure to connect with the Beaumont CVB. With Freddie Willard at the wheel, we can expect even more exciting initiatives and resources to make Beaumont the perfect place to visit, explore, and create lasting memories.