Chief Executive Officer, Experience Fayetteville
Molly Rawn is the CEO of Experience Fayetteville, the destination marketing organization for Fayetteville, Arkansas, and the stewards of the city’s HMR tax. During her tenure, the city has seen unprecedented tourism growth, including its highest HMR collection month on record. Rawn led the team responsible for planning and executing the 2022 Walmart UCI Cyclo-cross World Championship – only the second time in 72 years the event was held on U.S. soil. Prior to leading Experience Fayetteville, Rawn was a member of the leadership staff that opened the Scott Family Amazeum, Northwest Arkansas’ first Children’s Museum, where she served as director of Development and Communication.
After growing up in Paragould and Little Rock, Rawn relocated to Fayetteville to attend the University of Arkansas and decided to make it her family’s permanent home. She is passionate about civic engagement, community building and expanding opportunities for women in civic leadership.