Fiona has worked for the Brazos Valley Fair since it first opened in 2012. She began by overseeing the marketing and promotion of the first Fair and quickly moved up to become Assistant Manager and now Senior Manager of the Fair. Fiona is responsible for overseeing everything at the Fair, but her biggest jobs are sponsorships, marketing, attractions, exhibits and commercial vendors. She also oversees all rodeos, livestock shows and concerts for the Fair.
Fiona has international roots but has resided in Texas since 1982 when her father came to work at the Texas A&M University Veterinary School. She has had a love of agriculture since a young age showing horses in many disciplines including Hunter/Jumper, thoroughbred racing, barrel racing and cutting while growing up. She also has an extensive background in beef cattle that was developed during her years of raising and showing registered Hereford Cattle for one of the nation's largest Hereford seed stock operations. She has over 18 years of marketing experience and an extensive background in livestock management and operations. Prior to working at the Brazos Valley Fair, Fiona owned her own marketing company. Fiona has visited every major livestock show across the US and Canada and has extensive knowledge of fairs from a breeder and exhibitors standpoint. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Biomedical Science and Animal Science. Fiona and her husband Rodney have two children, Devon and Trevor.