Katie Fussenegger

Katie Fussenegger

Shelby County Backpack Project

about Katie

Vote for Katie!
Classic. Fun. Bold. Feminine. I enjoy a preppy classic look with bold colors and a touch of femininity. As a representative of our community’s brand, I always need to be ready to engage in selling our area as a wonderful place to visit.
— Katie Fussenegger

Katie Fussenegger, CTA, CTIS, TMP, is the President & CEO of ShelbyKY Tourism & Visitors Bureau.

In her role as President & CEO of ShelbyKY Tourism, which she has held since 2010, Katie serves as the chief officer of the Destination Marketing Organization. She oversees the operations, activities, strategic plans, budgets, marketing, events, supervision of staff & volunteers and community partnerships. Katie is also a strong voice for tourism statewide as the Secretary of the Kentucky Travel Industry Association Board. As one of the youngest executive directors of tourism for Kentucky, she has served on the KTIA board since 2016. 




Designated Charity

Katie is raising money for the Shelby County Backpack Project, which sends needed food home with public school students.