Maggie Kornahrens

Director of Marketing

"I’m sm-eyes-ing... Sm-eyes-ing is smiling with your eyes.”

“#upwardalways is my personal motto.”

Maggie is the go-to girl for digital marketing and analytics and campaign/event logistics. A results-driven marketer with an expert-level understanding of quantitative analytics, interactive marketing, and strategic planning, Maggie uses her digital advertising and marketing strategy experience to further brand awareness, optimize web presence, and maximize marketing ROI for Lirio and its products.



Fun Facts

Mac or PC: “Yes. (I am ambi-tech-strous.)”

Favorite artist: “Rubens—a master of light and big booties.”

Favorite thing as a child: “I enjoyed going into the woods and finding little creeks that had been dammed up with leaves and sticks and rocks and releasing those dams. There was something very familiar about moving earth.”

Special hobbies/interests: “I enjoy the art of meal prepping.”

Location: Maggie is southern raised and internationally educated. From South Carolina to Florida to North Carolina to Tennessee, she has lived and worked in various roles in the hospitality industry, which brought her and her two sons to Knoxville, the home of Lirio.

Other: Maggie is an advocate of organization who loves a good washi tape!


Lirio Award Winner

“Bend, Don’t Break” – 2018 
We are young, hungry, and agile. As change happens, we adapt without lamenting “what ifs” and bygones. Creative, out-of-the-box thinking is encouraged and rewarded.