Frisco Convention and Vistor Bureau Update
Aug 31, 2017
Marla Roe
Frisco Convention and Vistor Bureau Update

Marla has been in the hospitality industry for over 30 years. In 2004 Marla had the opportunity to open a brand new bureau in Frisco Texas, and has been in Frisco for the past 13 years.  She was the first employee and had an annual budget of $276,000. Frisco CVB now has 14 employees and a budget of just over $3 million.  During her time in Frisco, Marla has been instrumental in building a strong sales force. Marla earned her CDME, Certified Destination Management Executive status. She is also a Certified Tourism Ambassador and achieved the Institute of Organization Management designation through the US Chamber of Commerce.

She is past chair of the Dallas Fort Worth Area Tourism Council and the Texas Association of Convention & Visitor Bureaus, and currently is Vice Chair for the newly rebranded campaign Visit DFW. She also serves locally as Secretary for the Miracle League of Frisco.

She has been married to Jim for 14 years, and has 2 daughters, Meagan and Madeline.  Marla loves to read, cook and run, and is passionate about the tourism industry.