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Executive Office

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Craig Davis President and CEO

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Dariela Esquivel Executive Management Assistant

Client Services

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Heather Walker, CMP Vice President of Client Services

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Autumn Childs Sr. Manager of Client Services

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Paige Nelson Client Services Manager

Diversity and Inclusion

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Cheryl Richards Senior Vice President/Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer

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Daniel Rister Visitor Experience Manager

Film Commission

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Janis Burklund Director

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Meg Gould Assistant Director


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Jill Larsen Chief Financial Officer

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Sheryl Budelier Program Administrator

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Barbara Altom Contract Administrator

Human Resources

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Lisa Welch Vice President of People & Culture

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Dana Snyder Human Resources Manager

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Romelia Morales Receptionist

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Tana Doughty Administrative Assistant

Information Technology

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Lee Boquet Director of Information Systems


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Mark Thompson Senior Vice President, Tourism Interim Chief Marketing Officer

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Stephanie Faulk Director of Marketing & Communications

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Gary Sanchez Director of Public Affairs

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Diana Trujillo Assistant Director of Digital Marketing

A UNT graduate, Diana has been with VisitDallas for six years. In her spare time, she enjoys trying new restaurants, watching The Bachelor, and reading psychological thrillers. She resides with her husband Nic and two dogs, Martin and Duke.

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Zane Harrington PR Manager

Since moving to Dallas four years ago, Zane has become very fond of Dallas' culinary and cultural scenes. He loves nature, classical music, jazz, wine and beer and Southern cuisine. Find him at his favorite spots: the Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden and the Dallas Arts District, where he regularly supports the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the Dallas Opera.

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Kelsey Higham Graphic Designer

Our resident french fry expert, Kelsey was born and raised in Dallas and proudly represents the L in LGBTQ+. She resides in the Bishop Arts District (within walking distance to some of her favorite fries!) with her dogs, Cersei and Emy Rey.

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Kaitlyn Grekoff Digital Marketing Manager

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Kaitlyn is a Louisiana native who now calls Dallas home. On the weekends, she loves checking out farmers markets and skimming through secondhand shops. As a baseball enthusiast, she's always up for catching a baseball game with her husband, Andrew, at Globe Life Field and Dr Pepper Ballpark.

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Andrew Vela Digital Content Resource Specialist

You can call Alamo Drafthouse Andrew's second home. On any weekend you can catch him at an independent theatre, visiting record shops, and sipping on the best coffee brews in town. Got a tip on a new coffee or record shop that has opened? Send it his way!


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Raul Santillan Partner Sr. Sales Manager

Raul has been with VisitDallas for 13 years and enjoys every aspect of the city he calls home. From assisting partners with inquiries to connecting them with new business opportunities. Raul enjoys the art of networking and providing VisitDallas partners with avenues to engage and succeed. You can always catch Raul enjoying a day out in Dallas with his family - if you see him out, say hi!


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D. Bradley Kent Senior Vice President/Chief Sales Officer

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Michael Rudowski Vice President of Research & Insights

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Minnie Munoz Vice President of Sales

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Gayla Fussell Director, National Accounts

401+ Rooms on Peak & Convention Center: NM, CO, OK 2500+ Rooms on Peak & Convention Center: TX (except Austin), LA, AR

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Deborah Burleson Director, National Accounts

Southeast, Northeast and International Markets

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Kevin Owens Director, National Accounts

401+ Rooms on Peak: Dallas-Fort Worth, LA, AR

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Jennifer Bumbalo Regional Director of Sales, Mid-Atlantic

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Vanessa Stewart Regional Director of Sales, Texas

125+ Rooms on Peak & Convention Center: Austin & TX State Associations 401 – 2499 Rooms on Peak: TX (excluding DFW)

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Kim Borneman Regional Director of Sales, Western Region

More information 401+ rooms on peak and convention center Northern California, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

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Nora Gorman Regional Director of Sales, Midwest

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Jana Hofer Senior Sales Manager

HelmsBriscoe & ConferenceDirect partnerships

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Vicky Sosa Sr. Sales Manager

South Central and Western Markets

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Courtney McConnell Regional Director of Sales, Pharmaceutical Market

Northeast: 401-2,499 Rooms on Peak: CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT Mid Atlantic: 401-2,499 Rooms on Peak: DC, MD, DE, VA, WV

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Nadine Taylor Sales Manager

Northeast, North Central, International Markets

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Jessica Ross Sales Manager

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Sandy Galletta Assistant Director - Sales Administration

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Melissa Feith Sales Coordinator

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Heaven Turner Sales Coordinator

Sports Commission

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Monica Paul Executive Director

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Ginger Lively Cade Director of Sales and Services

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JD Wood Director of Business Development

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Andrew Dockrill Director of Events

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Alex Gilbert Event Marketing Manager


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Mark Thompson Senior Vice President, Tourism Interim Chief Marketing Officer

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Liliana Rivera Senior Director of Tourism

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Maribeth Lysen Director of Cultural Tourism