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ASSOCIATE MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
Luke Wiggins
Director of Sales 
Visit Rogers


In your opinion, what are the benefits of working with a CVB?

We can make solid recommendations based on what has been successful for other groups in our specific cities. We can be helpful throughout the booking, planning, and execution of the event.

How long have you been a member of ASAE?

Five years!

What would you tell others about ASAE?

Show up and you'll learn something, meet new people, and have a good time.

If you could share a meal with any four individuals, living or dead, who would they be?

Aristotle, Mohandas Ghandi, Pharaoh Khufu (built the great pyramid), and Dave Chappelle

What is your favorite thing about your career?

I like that my efforts help keep some of my neighbors employed and helps to breed economic prosperity across the community. My job is to help make my community a better place to live. 

What is your favorite vacation spot and why?

Tampa/St. Pete.  My brother and chunky baby nephew live there so I can visit them and get a little beach time in as well.

Have you ever had a nickname?

I was called Wiggy a lot growing up because of my last name.

What's your go to coffee order?

I'm not a coffee guy.  I drink the energy drinks like a 13 year old skateboard kid!


EXECUTIVE MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
Ashley Wimberley
Executive Director, Arkansas Press Association
ASAE Board Member

How long have you been a member of ASAE?

5 years. The relationships and resources that have come out of ASAE membership are invaluable. While we all represent different industries, we often face the same challenges and obstacles.

What is the most effective daily habit you possess?

Every morning, I update my "to do" list which helps me stay on task -- and reading the newspaper, of course.

What's your favorite vacation spot and why?

I have two favorites. Charleston (can't beat the food), and I'm always up for going to a cabin in the mountains.

What's the last movie you saw?

Elvis! My teenaged daughter is a massive Elvis fan.

What do you value the most from ASAE?

The conventions and luncheon programming are phenomenal, but I must say the people. I have really enjoyed learning from my association peers.

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