The APTA Executive Board is pleased to welcome our newest member, Jessie Bligh of Emerging Destinations. Jessie recently won a national election to become the newest board member of APTA. We look forward to working with her for years to come.

Jessie joined the Emerging Destinations team in 2014, Jessie is a Georgia native who has always had a lifelong passion for travel and exploring the world through wanderlust. She handles sales and marketing and also oversees the Emerging Destinations webinar training programs and social media outlets.

Before joining Emerging Destinations, Jessie graduated from Kennesaw State University with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and worked at one of Atlanta’s premier wellness facilities. Always eager to meet and talk with people, Jessie gravitated toward the customer-oriented positions like teaching group fitness classes, small group personal training and other health and wellness promotional projects.

Working at Emerging Destinations has intensified Jessie’s interest in adventure travel and her passion for the off the beaten path, cool companies in cool places that we represent.