TDC Executive Director
Christy Andreasen is the Executive Director of the Jackson County Tourist Development Council. Andreasen oversees the day to day operations of the Jackson County Visitors Center and the strategic direction of Visit Jackson County through print and digital media, while also representing Visit Jackson County on a regional, state, and national level. She serves as a board member of the Jackson County Economic Development Committee, Main Street Marianna, and is currently the Secretary of Explore Northwest Florida, a ten county regional tourism group.
Ms. Andreasen is a 2014 graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a minor in Recreation, Tourism, and Special Events. Her passion for sharing the beauty of her home combined with nearly a decade of experience in the hospitality and tourism industry allows her to understand the role tourism plays in Jackson County on a larger scale.
A native of Jackson County, Andreasen has always enjoyed exploring the variety of the outdoors of northwest Florida. Her hobbies include hiking, paddling, horseback riding, photography, supporting local businesses, and making many memories with her son. When asked what she loves most about Jackson County, she states that the faces and places are what make our communities whole and adventure is around every corner (or dirt road).