We love our little corner of Kentucky…and we share that love by telling the world all that historically bold Danville and Boyle County have to offer businesses, residents and sightseers. Meet some of us below, and let us know what we can do to make your Danville-Boyle County experience a delightful one!

Jeff Jewel
Jeff Jewel Interim Executive Director

Jeff is a native of historic Vincennes, Indiana where at only 18 years old he served as Tourism Director of the Northwest Territorial Capital State Historic Site while attending Vincennes University where he earned an Associate’s degree in Earth Science. Jeff went on to get his Bachelor’s degree at Indiana University and a Certification in Public Management from the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs. Prior to moving to Danville in 2018 Jeff served as Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Director in Cannon Beach, Oregon, where he also served on the Oregon Coast Visitors Association Board of Directors representing the North Coast region. Besides his work here as Interim Director at CVB, Jeff is also the Executive Director of the Danville-Boyle County Chamber of Commerce and Market Manager of the Boyle County Farmers Market.

Candace Arnold
Candace ArnoldVisitors Center & Gift Shop Manager

Candace is a Boyle County native who graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relation. She is a former intern and docent for McDowell House Museum and is passionate about Kentucky history and heritage. When she isn’t working you may find her walking her beagle Clooney along a scenic path in the Perryville Battlefield or a trial in the Wildlife Refuge.

Board of Directors 

Alex McCroskey – Board Chair

Lynn Taylor Tye – Board Vice-Chair/Treasurer

Janet Hamner

Susan Megilligan

Tim Montgomery

Rick Serres

Visitor Center Information:

Danville/Boyle County Convention
and Visitors Bureau (CVB)
105 East Walnut Street
Danville, KY 40422
CVB Office hours may vary.
Visitors Center and Gift Shop:
Monday – Friday
9 am- 4:30 pm
10 am -4 pm (April – October)
Please note that the visitors center is located in
Constitution Square Visitors Center & Gift Shop
across from Mcdowell House on the corner of
E Walnut and 2nd Street.

Danville CVB Organizational Documentation

CVB Establishing Ordinance
KRS 91A.360
KRS 91A.390

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Several dedicated groups work together to spread the word about Danville and Boyle County, each doing its part to connect local businesses, government entities, event planners and travelers with the resources they need.

Heart of Danville

Heart of Danville is an independent, non-profit organization devoted to promoting downtown Danville as a unique and vibrant place for business, residential life and entertainment. We are a membership-based organization focusing on promoting downtown Danville, advocating for our members and producing free events for the community.

Downtown Perryville

Main Street Perryville

The mission of Main Street Perryville is to stimulate the economic growth of Perryville’s downtown business district while preserving and protecting the historic integrity of our community. We are leaders in developing and maintaining Perryville as a regional center for commerce, tourism, education, health, historic preservation and quality of life.

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Chamber of Commerce

The Danville-Boyle County Chamber of Commerce gets the word out to potential residents, businesspeople and visitors about Danville. We host networking events and do community service and mentoring for the next generation of local business leaders. Our focus is on preserving the area’s special history and charm while promoting business and tourism to build a strong economy.

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Develop Danville

An outreach organization, Develop Danville partners with economic and governmental entities to market Danville as a business base and to smooth the way for businesses wanting to settle in the area. From site selection to incentives facilitation to regulatory guidance to workforce training and more, Develop Danville is here to welcome newcomers to the Danville business community.