People Update: Kim Anspach


The eXplore Lawrence Board of Directors is pleased to announce Kim Anspach as the new Executive Director of eXplore Lawrence, the organization devoted to improving the local economy by attracting visitors, meetings, conferences, and events to the city. A nationwide search was conducted for the position after the retirement of Michael Davidson.

Anspach has most recently served as Interim Director of eXplore Lawrence since May 2021. She has excelled in office management and community relations roles since joining the organization in 2014. Her hiring comes as eXplore Lawrence implements a strategic plan to counter the detrimental effect the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the local tourism and hospitality industry.

Kim is an 18-year resident of Lawrence where she resides with her family. She has a Bachelor of Arts in History from Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. She is a Leadership Lawrence class of 2019 graduate and serves on the Downtown Lawrence Inc. Board.


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