Brett Esely officially began his tenure at the Convention & Visitors Bureau on Monday, January 3. Esely assumes the role of Director of Development and Sports Commission where he will work day to day on the commissions mission to enhance the economic growth and vitality of the area through the creation and attraction of sports and recreation events to St. Joseph. In addition, he will work on various development projects centered around general tourism in the county.
Esely helped revive the sports commission beginning in the summer of 2018 and chaired the Board of Directors for the past three years before assuming the full time role. He also helped form the St. Joseph Area Sports Hall of Fame that hosted its inaugural induction ceremony this past September.
Prior to joining the CVB, Esely spent 21 years in coaching and athletics administration serving most recently as the department’s Senior Associate Athletics Director at Missouri Western State University.
We welcome Brett to the team!