J.R. Shaw is a veteran tourism professional with over 15 years of experience in destination management, marketing, and economic development. He is Executive Director of Visit Rogers and Executive Vice President of the Rogers-Lowell Chamber of Commerce, bringing over 25 years of hospitality, sales, and marketing experience to Visit Rogers. Shaw came to Rogers in 2015 after 15 years in destination sales and marketing with DMOs and chambers of commerce in both Pittsburgh and Washington, PA. J. R. is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Southeast Tourism Society and is Past President of the Northwest Arkansas Tourism Association (NATA).
“NATA introduced me to TCWR in 2015, and Angel and I have been staunch supporters since. Having the ability to promote the Refuge to visitors and provide support as a neighbor and member of the Northwest Arkansas community is a great joy and honor.”