Bureau Welcomes New Communications Employee


HAMMOND – The Lake County CVB recently welcomed Krystle D. Simmons to its communications department as Special Events and Communications Coordinator. Simmons graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations and minor in African American Studies.

Prior to graduation, Simmons worked for the Lake County Recorder’s and County Council offices in Crown Point. Simmons most recently completed a public relations internship with Deeply Rooted Productions, a dance production company in Chicago, where she helped organize special events and promotions.

            “We’re extremely glad to have someone with fresh talent like Ms. Simmons join our communications team,” Katie Holderby, Executive VP said. Simmons will serve primarily as project coordinator responsible for bureau related events and securing sponsorships.