The Tourism & Marketing Department is responsible for all marketing and communication efforts - print and digital - of the City of Katy. It is responsible for encouraging, promoting and developing tourism through a combination of marketing, public relations and the planning and management of events, programs and tourism activities. The Department has long range planning and goals for the successful growth of tourism in the City of Katy.
Kayce Reina was hired as the City of Katy’s first Director of Tourism, Marketing and Public Relations in May 2014. She also serves as the City’s Director of Parks & Recreation.
Kayce is a 2006 graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunication Media Studies and Business. Prior to her current position, Kayce was the Production Manager and Account Executive for The Phillips Agency and has over 15 years of experience in marketing, graphic design, media relations and event planning. Kayce serves on several boards and committees, is an active Katy Rotarian, and loves working with organizations and charities to help make a positive impact in the community.
Aside from work, Kayce is a busy mom to a seven-year-old son, Grant, and a five-year-old daughter, Avery. Kayce also enjoys the outdoors, photography, competitive games and watching sports, especially Aggie football. Kayce grew up in the small central Texas town of Brady, but she now proudly calls Katy home.