Appointed Digital Marketing Manager
At The Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC, and The Homestead in Hot Springs - VA, USA
As Digital Marketing Manager, James Buck focuses his expertise in online marketing and social media to achieve strong visible online presences and promote the success of The Grove Park Inn and The Homestead.
Transferring departments, Buck started at The Grove Park Inn in 2012 and was previously the In-Room Dining Captain. He will use his knowledge of the hotel to develop compelling digital content. Previously, he was Co-Owner/Managing Partner of The Ford Theatre in Conway, Arkansas, developing the theater's online presence and generating traffic through implementation of marketing and advertising campaigns via Facebook, Twitter and Google. As Event Coordinator and Online Marketing Manager of Silent Events, Inc. in Memphis, Tennessee, Buck maintained the company's website, social media accounts and oversaw events for clients including Jet Blue, Coca-Cola, Vanderbilt University and LSU.
Born and raised in Hope, Arkansas (birthplace of former president, Bill Clinton and Mike Huckabee) Buck received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising and Public Relations from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. He resides in Asheville.