Please join us for Rotary at noon on August 9th
as Goshen Rotary presents
Brett Stawar, President/CEO Alton Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau
Stawar is a native to Madison County with more than 25 years of strategic marketing and communications experience. As the President and CEO for the Alton Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau, Stawar manages the official destination marketing efforts for northern and central Madison County and Jersey and Calhoun counties in Illinois. In his tenure at the CVB, he has earned 23 Tourism Marketing Excellence Awards from the Illinois Governor’s Conference on Travel and Tourism.
In addition, he leads the efforts for the National Scenic Byway program for the Meeting of the Great Rivers, a national designation for the Federal Highway Administration.
Chairman Meeting of the Great Rivers National Scenic Byway
Chairman Meeting of the Rivers Foundation
Immediate Past Chair Illinois Council of Convention and Visitor Bureaus
Board Member Riverbend Head Start & Family Services
Board Member Growth Association of Southwestern Illinois
Board Member Madison County America Cancer Society
Advisory Member ConocoPhillips Wood River Refinery Community Advisory Panel
Brett and his wife Sheri live in Edwardsville and enjoy spending time with their two boys Blake and Shane.
Past Professional Experiences:
The Vandiver Group (St. Louis) Sr. Account PR Executive
United Way Partnership Communications Director
Bryan Cave, LLP Web Content – Client Services Group
Riverbend Head Start & Family Services Public Relations Director
1995 BS Public Relations Illinois State University
2005 MS Communications Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville