Lori Nunnery

Executive Director

With more than 8 years in the non-profit industry in progressively responsible strategic positions, preceded by almost 22 years in the tourism and hospitality fields in significant positions, Nunnery has served as the leader for the Jackson, Tennessee Convention and Visitors Bureau for the past 14 years.

Nunnery currently serves on Governor Lee's Tennessee Tourism Taskforce and is a member of the Knowledge Driven Research committee. Nunnery is a board member of the statewide Tennessee Hospitality and Tourism Association and a founding member of the PLAY TN sports initiative. Additionally she is a graduate of the WestStar Regional Leadership Program and is a Certified Tennessee Tourism Professional (CTTP), Certified Festival and Events Planner (FEP) and Tourism Marketing Professional (TMP).

Nunnery continues to speak at numerous public events including regional leadership programs, civic organizations, and conferences.Originally from Lancaster, Ohio, Nunnery is a graduate of Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky. Nunnery married and relocated to Tennessee in 1999 and now resides with her husband Chad and two daughters Jillian and Jenna in West Tennessee.

Top Three Favorite Local Spots:

1. The Blacksmith Restaurant

2. Jackson's AMP at the West TN Farmers Market

3. The softball fields at the West Tennessee Healthcare Sportsplex