An SFA graduate, Kouliavtsev joined the team in 2011, and has event coordinating experience that includes weekly civics and wedding ceremonies and receptions. She was promoted September 2012, focusing on the brand marketing of the hotel, J. McKinney's, and Nine Flags Bar & Grille. Kouliavtsev has been re-positioning the print advertisements and improving the online media presence, as well as promoting local events and tourism. In addition, she authors a blog (KoulIdeas.com
) that gives the reader an inside look at the historic boutique hotel, and is currently enrolled in Leadership Nacogdoches and proud to be certified Texas Friendly.