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Travel Lane County Welcomes New Staff

Published: March 22, 2017

Eugene, Ore. – Travel Lane County is excited to welcome new staff to its team!

Carrie HawksCarrie Hawks joined Travel Lane County as Visitor Services Manager. Carrie oversees all aspects of the Adventure Center, manages the retail program and processes consumer leads.

A native Oregonian, Carrie attended the University of Oregon where she was a member of the Track & Field team.  In her spare time, she produces independent feature films with her husband. She has three young daughters and loves exploring all the wonders that Oregon


Abbie YoungsAbbie Youngs has Joined Travel Lane County as a Tourism Coordinator. Her responsibilities include supporting the Tourism Marketing Department in managing photo assets, developing content and creating media pitches.

Before moving to Eugene, Abbie spent three years in Boulder, Colorado working for the Boulder Convention and Visitors Bureau as the Visitor and Conference Services Manager.


Biana MatthewsBriana Matthews has joined Travel Lane County as Adventure Specialist. Briana manages our event calendar and as an Adventure Specialist she is great resource for what's going on around the region and can assist visitors and locals with planning adventure itineraries.

Briana graduated from the South Carolina Honors College at the University of South Carolina where she majored in tourism management and minored in geography. She has worked in a variety of tourism positions, including a stint at Augusta National working at the Masters Golf Tournament!



Author: Andy Vobora

Vice-President of Stakeholder Relations, Travel Lane County
541.501.9398 | 541.743.8770

Travel Lane County markets and promotes the Eugene, Cascades and Coast region as a destination for travel, conventions, sports, meetings and events. It serves as a private, nonprofit association dedicated to economic development through visitor spending, which pumped more than $783 million into Lane County, Oregon's economy in 2019.