Lisa Bowles has been appointed Marketing Director of the St. Landry Parish Tourist Commission.  Bowles will be developing, overseeing, and managing the marketing efforts for St. Landry Parish. Celeste Gomez, Exectutive Director of the SLPTC, says that Bowles will be working with the tourism industry on a parish and state level.

Bowles is a St. Landry native. She has worked in the hospitality industries around the US, including Austin, Texas and Washington D.C..

"We are excited to welcome Lisa as a member of our team," said Celeste D. Gomez.

"Her extensive experience and strong credentials will help ensure that we continue and further expand our efforts in marketing St. Landry Parish as a leading destination for both travel and trade."

Bowles received a Masters of Tourism Administration from The George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Mass Communications from Louisiana State University.