- Lori Harnois is the Executive Director for Discover New England, located in Portsmouth, NH. Her primary role is to increase tourism to the New England region from overseas markets.
- Lori received her Bachelor of Science degree in Tourism Planning and Development, with a minor in Sociology, from the University of New Hampshire.
- Lori has 18 years of experience in the field of marketing, promotions and operations.
- Previously, Ms. Harnois worked for the New Hampshire Division of Travel and Tourism Development holding such roles as Director and International Marketing Manager. Through these roles she was responsible for promoting New Hampshire as a domestic and international travel destination in order to increase visitation, travel expenditures, business activity, and employment throughout the state. She also oversaw the NH Bureau of Visitor Services.
- Lori is a board member of the US Travel Association, the Eastern State Exposition, and a member of the Granite State Ambassadors.
- Lori received the honor of NH’s Forty Under 40 in 2012.
- Lori has taught at Plymouth State University and the New Hampshire Technical Institute in Concord, NH.
- She is a former resident of Massachusetts and currently resides in Epsom, New Hampshire with her husband Joe and their 2 dogs.
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