By Roger Cornish
KWCH 12 Eyewitness News
3:51 PM CDT, October 24, 2012
The Wichita River Festival has a new leader. Wichita Festivals, Inc., has hired Mary Beth Jarvis as its new President and CEO.
She takes over November 1 from Janet Wright. Wright announced in July that she is stepping down after 13 years with the organization.
Jarvis moved to Wichita in 1994 as a captain in the United States Air Force. She served as chief of public affairs for McConnell Air Force Base.
From 1996-2011, Jarvis held various positions within Koch Industries, including Director, Public and International Affairs for Koch Companies Public Sector, Vice President, Government & Public Affairs, for INVISTA and Communication Director for Koch Industries.
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