The Fayetteville Advertising and Promotions Commission announced the hiring of Kody Ford and Madison Lanza.
Ford was named digital marketing coordinator at the Fayetteville Visitors Bureau. He has 12 years experience in media and public relations having worked for several Northwest Arkansas nonprofits. Ford holds a master’s degree in communication from the University of Arkansas. In his spare time, he is editor of The Idle Class Magazine, a statewide publication focused on the arts in Arkansas.
Lanza has been chosen as the event manager for the Fayetteville Town Center. Lanza is a recent graduate of the University of Arkansas with a bachelor’s degree in food, human nutrition and hospitality. She brings with her several years of experience in the event planning and food service industry.
"We are experiencing tremendous growth in Fayetteville’s tourism and business economy, and it’s exciting to be able to bring more talented people on board to help us accomplish our goals. I think both Kody and Madison will be wonderful additions to the A&P staff and the Northwest Arkansas professional community,” said Fayetteville A&P Commission Executive Director Kym Hughes. “They each bring a fresh perspective and enthusiasm to our team and I look forward to working with them both.”