Amarillo Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces New Appointee

The Amarillo Convention & Visitors Bureau announced, Thursday that Kashion Smith has been appointed as the first executive director for the newly formed organization.

Amarillo CVB said Smith has been serving as the interim executive director for the organization since March 12, 2020, while helping to guide the Amarillo CVB through transitioning from a division of the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce to an independent organization.

Smith has 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, seven of those years serving as a general manager in the hotel industry.

The CVB said their goal is the make Amarillo a top travel destination for those looking for diverse opportunities in lifestyles, leisure and conventions.