Tricia joined the Hopkins County Tourist & Convention Commission as Executive Director in January, 2007 following a lengthy career in retail management. Originally from London, KY, Tricia graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Retail Merchandising and graduated from Southeast Tourism Society Marketing College in 2010. She currently serves on the board of directors for the Kentucky Travel Industry Association and is a past president of the Kentucky Association of Convention & Visitor Bureaus.
Katie-Beth joined the Hopkins County Tourist & Convention Commission as the Marketing Assistant in October 2019. A Madisonville native, Katie-Beth earned her Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Transylvania University in Lexington before completing her Masters of Science in Anthropology from Florida State University in 2018. In addition to working as our Marketing Assistant, Katie-Beth is an avid traveler with a passion for history; she runs her own travel blog, volunteers with the Historical Society of Hopkins County, and is a team member of Girls Who Travel.