"I love it! I love the work, the nights and weekends, the camaraderie and more than anything, I love being helpful. It’s not work when you love what you do."
Expertise: Strategic Planning, Integrated Marketing, Crisis Communications and Business Writing.
Hospitality industry veteran and crisis communications expert, Debbie Evans has more than 30 years of sales, marketing and public relations experience. Her career has taken her from the floor of Germany’s largest travel trade fair to the top of Spain’s tallest roller coaster.
Debbie has extensive experience in strategic planning, change management, product launch, photo and video direction, corporate communications, crisis management and media relations. Through the year 2006, Debbie served as Six Flags, Inc.’s corporate director of communications providing strategic counsel and oversight of the company’s 39 parks worldwide.
After her tenure at Six Flags, Debbie gained valuable marketing agency experience working with leading consumer brands including Target and The Home Depot. As a consultant, her clients have included the International Association of Fairs & Expositions, PGA National Resort & Spa, Miraval Resort & Spa, Ellis & Associates, RWS Entertainment Group, Herschend Family Entertainment, Premier Parks and Six Flags among others.
Debbie is a graduate of the Georgia State University School of Hospitality Administration and is active as a volunteer with numerous industry and local organizations. A native of Atlanta, she currently lives with her family on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.