Allie Dixon
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Patrick Simmons is the executive director of the Waycross Convention and Visitors Bureau (Tourism) for the City of Waycross. He works daily to assist our local attractions and events to promote their events and organizations to increase tourism in the Waycross and Ware County. Before starting with the City of Waycross in 2020, Patrick was the manager of the Waycross Career Center with Department of Labor for 10+ years. He is chairman of the board for OATH (Okefenokee Alliance for the Homeless), and Ware Children’s Initiative, and former chairman of the Waycross-Ware County Chamber of Commerce. Patrick has an MBA from Georgia Southern University and graduate certificate in Entrepreneurship from Keller Graduate School of Management. He is also a certified personal trainer at Sweat Fitness and he enjoys spending time with his family and maintaining his physical health and strength.