Executive Director, Krisilee Murphy celebrates 10 years at the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau!
Krisilee Murphy has been in tourism since the beginning of her professional career. She’s honed her hospitality and marketing skills during an internship at the City of Elgin in 2009 and as the Director of Marketing for Explore Elgin from 2009 to 2018, which she left to take the position as Executive Director in July 2018.
She also serves on several community boards such as the YWCA Elgin, Enhancing Elgin, Alignment Collaboration for Education Operating Board, and the 2020 Census Committee among others. Her passion and commitment to the Elgin area has helped lead efforts is successfully promoting the area to visitors and residents alike.
“Congratulations! This is a significant year for Krisilee, as she celebrates an important 10-year service anniversary with Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. Being on the board for the past five years, I am proud to know Krisilee and how truly passionate she is for the success of Elgin. She is our greatest asset to the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. She is a valued member, and her continued contributions are vital for the town of Elgin to continue to be successful in meeting our stated Mission, Vision, and Values. All of our organizational achievements are made possible because of her leadership efforts and the efforts of the team members. Every one of them has remarked on the difference, and I have credited Krisilee’s leadership of the team with the change.” – Migdalia Bishop, MBA, Board Chair.
Krisilee supports the development of the bureau’s content marketing strategy, sales efforts, and daily operations. She is also responsible for the realization of current expectations as regards Explore Elgin Area, from crafting content on communication to preparing industry reports and analyses.
Please contact us at (847) 695-7540 or at www.ExploreElginArea.com for more information.