Meet Our Team

Marsha Buzzell
Marsha Buzzell

Marsha Buzzell serves as the Executive Director.

She has served for over 18 years in the tourism industry. She coordinates tourism product development, sales of trade shows/conventions/conferences.

She manages the four buildings of the welcome center campus that include the National Registry of Historic Places.

Marsha has developed several products over the years such as building a visitor information center on I-75.

Kennie Hampel
Kennie Hampel

Kennie Hampel serves as the Welcome Center Coordinator.

She coordinates activities related to the welcome center, provides tours, oversees the Georgia Artisan Center gift shop, and curates the Historic buildings on the campus.

Lera Moncrief
Lera Moncrief

Lera Moncrief serves as the Marketing Coordinator.

She works closely with the director to develop and execute communication, social media, and marketing plans. This includes reviewing overall online presence, developing marketing messages, researching tourism product development, and designing graphics and ads.