The Kansas City Kansas Convention & Visitors Bureau welcomes Alan Carr as the organization’s new executive director. Carr has spent his career in destination marketing including 10 years at Visit KC, where he served as vice president of marketing & communications. During that time, he and his team oversaw development of the Visit KC brand, Kansas City Restaurant Week and the reopening of the Kansas City Film Office.
In 2015, he started Carr Strategies where he has worked with more than a dozen destinations across Missouri and Kansas on tourism marketing strategies, branding and marketing campaigns.
Carr grew up in Butler County, Kansas, and is a graduate of the University of Kansas. He currently resides in Kansas City, Missouri, and plans to relocate to KCK. He began October 1, 2019 on a part-time basis before starting full time in January.