Rashelle Beasley joined the CVB team as Welcome Center Manager in July of 2008 and was promoted to Director in 2013.  She helped the Albany CVB open Plantation Trace’s first Level 5 Regional Visitor Information Center at the Bridge House. She has successfully completed the three-year curriculum of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Marketing College, receiving her Travel Marketing Professional (TMP) certification in March 2012.  As a result of her hard work, Rashelle was chosen as the Southeast Tourism Society’s Rising Star in November 2012 and was awarded the Larry Allen Leadership Award in September 2015. She serves on the Georgia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus board of directors holding the position of  Vice President.

Rashelle is also active in the community.   She is Race Director for the SNICKERS® Marathon and Half Marathon. She is a graduate of Leadership Institute Class of 2015, Leadership Albany Class of 2008 and Georgia Academy for Economic Development Class of 2012. She has also served on the executive board of the Southwest Georgia Tourism Association, Albany Junior Women’s Club, Leadership Albany and Southwest Georgia Chapter of the American Red Cross.  Rashelle was recognized twice as Southwest Georgia’s Top 40 under 40.

Rashelle is a native of Mitchell County, and her hobbies include running, singing, reading, and hunting.  She is a member of The Pointe United Methodist Church in Albany, where she serves on the Human Resources Committee and sings on the Praise Team.  She has two children Zach, 16 and Mary Frances, 12.