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Executive Office

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Sam Coats Interim CEO

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Fanny Writesel Assistant to the President

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Sherry Andrus Board Secretary

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Gary Sanchez Director of Public Affairs

Diversity and Inclusion

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Cheryl Richards Senior Vice President/Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer

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Maria G. Espinosa Senior Manager, Diversity & Inclusion Resource

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AnaChrista Robles Administrative Assistant


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Renee McKenney Senior Vice President/Chief Experience Officer

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Heather Walker Director of Client Experience

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Veronica Torres Experience Director

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Petre White Associate Director, Client Experience

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Stacey Joseph Harris Senior Experience Project Manager

Photo of Deborah Wilson

Deborah Wilson Client Experience Manager

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Autumn Childs Client Experience Manager

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Paige Nelson Client Experience Coordinator

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Raul Santillan Partner Experience Sr. Sales Manager

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Sylvia Ray Assistant Visitor Experience Manager

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Dariela Esquivel Administrative Assistant

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Tana Doughty Administrative Assistant

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Daniel Rister Visitor Experience Center Manager


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Lee Boquet Director of Information Systems

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Nichole Robb Senior Director of Human Resources Development

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Michael Rudowski Senior Director of Research & Business Analysis

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Nick Askam CRM Data Analyst

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Rick Holland Controller

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Gigi Hogan Staff Accountant

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Sheryl Budelier Finance/Administration Program Coordinator

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Romelia Morales Receptionist

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Dana Snyder Administration Coordinator

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Dee Williams Office Coordinator

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Barbara Altom Contract Administrator


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Frank Librio Senior Vice President/Chief Marketing Officer

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Stephanie Faulk Director of Marketing & Communications

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Diana Alvarez Senior Digital Manager

Diana has lived in Dallas since 2012 and resides in Oak Cliff. She's been on the VisitDallas marketing team since 2015, joining after stints in the nonprofit and higher education sectors. She's currently trying to perfect her chaturanga dandasana, so you'll find her in a yoga class most afternoons.

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Daniel Horsch Senior Manager, Social Media & Special Projects

Daniel loves exploring Dallas' growing food scene and hitting the Katy Trail as often as he can. An avid soccer fan, you'll find him kicking it on the soccer fields all across town throughout the year. Give him a shout if you have the inside scoop at any new foodie spots in town.

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Ashley Turner Content Resource Specialist

Ashley is a Dallas area native and loves spending her time exploring all the fun neighborhoods with her friends and family at a concert, shopping or chowing down on the best Tex-Mex spots in town. Ashley is also a huge sports fan, so you'll find her glued to the TV when the Cowboys are in season.

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Nikki Greer Dukowitz Graphic Designer

Nikki is a graphic designer by day and also a certified meditation instructor. She is a native Dallasite who loves all things design, art, outdoors, fitness and food. Nikki also loves wander lusting and lives for her occasional trips to the mountains.

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Zane Harrington Communications Project Specialist – Domestic

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, Hattie's in Oak Cliff and the Dallas Arts District, where he regularly supports the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the Dallas Opera.

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Paola Arias Communications Project Specialist – International

Paola enjoys exploring Dallas' different neighborhoods since her move to the city. When she's not dining at a new restaurant, you can find her checking out a local brewery around town.

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Brenda Bond Marketing Events Coordinator

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Devon Yarbrough Writer

Devon is a Dallas native with a love for arts and music. You can find her exploring the multiple museums in Dallas or attending a R&B or hip-hop concert. She enjoys traveling, preferably to the beach, and appreciates any well-written magazine or book. Additionally, Devon is a pop culture enthusiast, so she's your go-to girl for all hot topics and celebrity news.

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Emily Reaves Marketing Project Manager

Emily is a Louisiana native that now calls Dallas home. She is always on the hunt for the newest restaurants and loves catching a show in the Dallas Arts District. When she's not out and about you can find her trying new recipes and hanging out with her Poodle and Bernedoodle at home.


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D. Bradley Kent Senior Vice President/Chief Sales Officer

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Mary Grimley Vice President of Sales

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Minnie Munoz Director of Sales

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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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Courtney McConnell Sales Manager

Southeast, Mid-Atlantic Markets, American Express, Experient, Maritz 10-400

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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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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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Vicky Sosa Sales Manager

South Central and Western Markets

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Erica Critzer Regional Director of Sales, Mid-Atlantic

401 – 2499 Rooms on Peak: DC, DE, MD, VA, WV

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Wesley Moy Regional Director of Sales, Northeast

Northeast and International Markets

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Nadine Taylor Sales Manager

Northeast, North Central, International Markets

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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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Jana Hofer Senior Sales Manager

76-400 Rooms on Peak, USA & International (HelmsBriscoe & ConferenceDirect)

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Jennifer Watson Director of Events

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Kendall Johnson Sales Coordinator

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Sandy Galletta Manager-Sales Administration

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Dakotah Appelhans Administrative Assistant

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Toni Kosaris Regional Director of Sales, Midwest

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Jennifer Bumbalo Regional Director of Sales, Mid-Atlantic

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Nikki Washington Sales Project Coordinator

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Nathan Fillion Regional Director of Sales, Southwest

More information 401+ rooms on peak and convention center Southern California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona

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Obi Asiama Administrative Assistant

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Jessica Ross Administrative Assistant

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Sydney Murrell Sales Coordinator

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Nora Gorman Regional Director of Sales, Midwest

Sports Commission

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Monica Paul Executive Director

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Ginger Lively Cade Sales Director

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Larry Kelly Communications & Marketing Director

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Joe Albsmeyer Director of Business Development

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Stephanie Evans Event Services Manager

Photo of Adrain Armstrong

Adrain Armstrong Sales & Services Coordinator

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Lindsey LeJeune Social Media Marketing Coordinator

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Andrew Dockrill Event Manager


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Mark Thompson Senior Vice President of Tourism

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Liliana Rivera Senior Director of Tourism

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Maribeth Lysen Director of Cultural Tourism

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Meg Gould Tourism Sales & Services Manager

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Christine Davis Administrative Assistant