Kristin joined the Chamber/CVB staff in October, 2018 as an administrative assistant to both the Chamber and CVB. She has proven to be a valuable asset to the team. Kristin relocated back to her hometown of Graham in 2018 from Dallas, Texas after working five years in corporate meeting operations and logistics. She decided she was ready to slow down and have the small town feel of home again. Kristin attended the University of North Texas where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management. When she isn’t working at the Chamber she enjoys taking her dog Jake for a run and working outside in her yard. We are very happy to welcome Kristin to our team.
Manager, Graham Chamber of Commercelisa@grahamtexas.org940-549-3355
Lisa Kinkead joined the Chamber in August 2017. She brings with her a wealth of administrative experience and a strong commitment to serving the community of Graham! In September 2018, Mrs. Kinkead accepted the position of Chamber Manager. When she is not busy at the office she enjoys spending time with her husband and their four children. She is also an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Graham.
Krisa De La Cruz
CEO, Graham Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureaukrisa@grahamtexas.org940.549.3355
Krisa De La Cruz currently serves as CEO for the Graham Chamber of Commerce and CVB. She relocated back to Graham in 2015 after working more than seven years for the local government consulting firm, Strategic Government Resources based in Keller, Texas.
Krisa has a degree from Texas Tech University in Communication Studies with a specialization in Public Affairs and is currently pursuing her MBA through the Texas Tech MBA for Working Professionals program. In addition, Krisa is a member of Graham Rotary Club and of the First United Methodist Church. She is a volunteer for Remembering Wyatt Dale Water Safety, Graham Area United Way and has previously volunteered with Red Cross. Krisa also serves on the North Central Texas College Foundation Board.
At home Krisa stays busy with three children, Kennedy, Owen and Ava, husband Daniel De La Cruz and one dog named Zoe.
Convention and Visitors Bureau Managerjenea@grahamtexas.org940.549.0401
Jenea Knight joined the Chamber of Commerce team in March of 2015 in the role of Convention and Visitors Bureau Manager. Jenea grew up in Wichita Falls and is a graduate of University of North Texas with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Sociology and Business Management. She also worked on her master’s degree at Wayland Baptist University. Before she was the CVB Manager for Graham, she worked for over five years in Human Resources at Kell West Regional Hospital in Wichita Falls. Jenea manages the Food Truck Championship of Texas and assists other events with event planning throughout Graham, especially those occurring at the Young County Arena. As CVB Manager, Jenea travels to numerous Tourism Travel shows promoting Graham to other cities and states and this year will complete a three-year Texas Travel Industry Association College. Jenea and her husband Jeff reside in Graham.