CLEARWATER – Clearwater Marine Aquarium recently announced the hiring of Jen Carlisle who will serve as the new director of tourism marketing.
Carlisle brings with her 10 years of marketing experience in the tourism, hospitality and nonprofit industries. Her most recent work as marketing director for Frenchy’s, the iconic restaurant group on Clearwater Beach, contributed to consistent 15 to 25 percent annual sales increases through frequent national publicity, robust online marketing campaigns and tourism community partnerships. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communication, PR/marketing from Flagler College.
Carlisle currently serves on Pinellas County’s Tourist Development Council and is former board member and chair of the Marketing/Tourism Committee for the Clearwater Beach Chamber of Commerce.
“Jen is a perfect fit for CMA,” said David Yates, CEO of CMA. “She brings a wealth of tourism knowledge that is going to help increase our awareness on a local, national and global level.”
Carlisle resides with her husband and two children in Clearwater.