Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Ellie Westman Chin

Ellie Westman Chin has served as President & CEO of the Williamson County Convention & Visitors Bureau since July 2014. In that time Franklin and the communities of Williamson County, Tennessee have evolved into a year-round destination known for a unique blend of music, history and southern culture.

Visitor spending in Williamson County now exceeds $425 million annually, with an annual increase of $10 million since 2014.

During Westman Chin’s tenure, she has helped spearhead development initiatives that include the creation of a Music Tourism Convention in partnership with international partner Sound Diplomacy, Mars Petcare Better Cities for Pets, Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival, Williamson County Sports Authority, Franklin Public Arts Commission, Masters & Makers Trail and the Americana Music Triangle.

Combined with increased sales and marketing efforts under the direction of Westman Chin the WCCVB has increased the number of meetings, events, and tournaments by 26 percent since 2015 and garnered unprecedented national and international attention for Franklin and Williamson County.