People Update: Heather Brown

The Lake of the Ozarks Convention and Visitor Bureau (CVB) welcomes Heather Brown as the Interim Executive Director.  Heather was employed with the CVB for seven years and has extensive knowledge in the operations of the organization. Heather has a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations and Marketing as well as, a Master’s degree in Business Administration.

Upon graduating with her Bachelor’s degree Heather accepted the position of Marketing Assistant at the Beenders Walker Marketing Group, which was a stepping stone job that introduced her to new opportunities including the relationship with the Lake of the Ozarks Convention & Visitor Bureau. She started with the Convention and Visitor Bureau as a Consultant and worked her way up to Director of Member Services before leaving the company five years ago. Tourism and marketing have always been a passion for Heather and her relationships she already has established in the community makes this a great role for her.

Heather’s background consists of marketing research, focus groups, media planning, seminars, event planning, organizational alliances, social media marketing, digital marketing, public relations, budgeting, charity work, marketing consultations, and relationship building. We look forward to Heather’s leadership over the next few months and her abilities to continue the daily operations of the CVB.


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Joe Clote

Joseph W. Clote is owner of Publishing Concepts, LLC a communications and marketing firm based in Saint Louis, Missouri. Mr. Clote is Group Publisher of MeetMed™ and Missouri Meetings & Events™ (MM&E) magazine, a quarterly publication read by thousands of meeting and event professionals, and producer of the St. Louis and Kansas City trade shows under the MM&E name. Mr. Clote has extensive sales and marketing expertise in the travel, tourism, fine art, insurance, and software development industries.