President & CEO, Ruston Lincoln CVB
Travis Napper is the President & CEO of the Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau. Napper previously served as the Director of Orientation and Special Programs at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, LA before his move to travel & tourism in 2012.
Napper is currently serving as secretary of Louisiana Association of CVB’s, treasurer of Louisiana Travel and Promotion Association. He is in his fourth year as a member of DMAI, and was recognized as a future leader in the industry through DMAI’s 30 Under 30 program in 2013. Napper sits on many local boards in Ruston, LA including Lincoln Parish Museum & Historical Society, Eddie G. Robinson Museum Commission, Northeast Louisiana Exhibition Center Commission and Ruston Symphony Society. Napper is also an active member of TravelPac and Southeast Tourism Society as well as the Rotary Club of Lincoln Parish.
Napper attended Louisiana Tech University, earning his bachelor’s degree in marketing in 2006 and is currently working towards his CDME designation.