Dean oversees and provides direction for all Beaumont CVB functions. He works in conjunction with the City Manager and the CVB Advisory Board to ensure the purpose and mission of the CVB is fulfilled.
Degrees / Certifications:
Bachelors of Business Administration - University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Certified Destination Marketing Executive (CDME)
Texas Destination Marketer (TDM) - Texas Association of Convention & Visitor Bureaus
Texas Association of Convention & Visitor Bureaus (TACVB), Texas Travel Industry Association (TTIA), Meeting Professionals International (MPI), Society of American Travel Writers (SATW), Texas Society of Association Executives (TSAE), Jefferson County Tourism Commission (JCTC), Greater Beaumont Area Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Southeast Texas Alumni, Press Club of Southeast Texas
What do you like most about Beaumont?
I like the many attractions Beaumont has to offer & the ease of getting to my favorite venues.
What is your favorite activity in Beaumont?
I enjoy the food and wine.
What is your favorite season?
Fall and Spring are definitely the best times to be in Beaumont!
What is your favorite space in Beaumont to host an event?
The Jefferson Theatre. It's a beautiful historic theater that has endless possibilities for meeting and event space.
What is your favorite place to eat in Beaumont?
Katharine & Company. I love the daily lunch specials!