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Executive Office

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Craig Davis President and CEO

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Dariela Esquivel Board Relations & Administrative Manager

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Jessamin Santander-Gandara Administrative Assistant

Client Services

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Heather Walker, CMP Vice President of Client Services

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Autumn Childs-Collins Senior Manager of Client Services

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Paige Nelson Client Services Manager

Dallas Film & Creative Industries Office

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Meg Gould Assistant Director

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Andrew Vela Project 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!

Diversity and Inclusion

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Cheryl L. Richards Senior Vice President / Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer

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Gary Sanchez Senior Director of Community Impact, Equity & Public Affairs


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Jill Larsen Chief Financial Officer

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Jacqueline Rutledge Vice President of Finance

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Barbara Altom Contract Administrator

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Sheryl Budelier Program Administrator


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Jennifer Walker Senior Vice President / Chief Marketing Officer

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Stephanie Faulk Sr. Director of Marketing & Communications

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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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Kaitlyn Grekoff Digital Marketing Manager

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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Amanda Rodriguez Marketing Manager

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Chelsey Norris Communications Manager

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Amanda Hyde Marketing Manager

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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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Grace Baird Social Media Specialist

Grace loves exploring the diverse neighborhoods in Dallas from Lower Greenville to Bishop Arts. In her spare time, you can find her trying new restaurants (with a dirty martini in hand), walking on the Katy Trail, or on a mission to find the best matcha in Dallas. Have a Dallas restaurant you want to tell the world about? Send it her way!

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Morgan Woodruff Marketing Coordinator


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Raul Santillan Sr. Sales Manager, Partnerships

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!

People Team

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Lisa Welch Vice President of People & Culture

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Dana Snyder Assistant Director of Human Resources

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Tana Doughty Human Resources Coordinator

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Romelia Morales Office Coordinator

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Sam Dame People Services Manager

Research & Information Technology

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Michael Rudowski Vice President of Research & Insights

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Lee Boquet Director of Information Systems

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Michaela Botts CRM Analyst


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D. Bradley Kent Senior Vice President / Chief Sales Officer

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Minnie Munoz Vice President of Sales

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Deborah Burleson Director, National Accounts

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Gayla Fussell Director, National Accounts

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Kevin P. Owens Director, National Accounts

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Jennifer Bumbalo Regional Director of Sales, Mid-Atlantic

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Nathan Fillion Regional Director of Sales - Western

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Nora Gorman Regional Director of Sales, Midwest

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Courtney McConnell Regional Director of Sales, Mid Atlantic/Northeast

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Vanessa Stewart Regional Director of Sales, Texas

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Maylee Carr Senior Sales Manager

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Jana Hofer Senior Sales Manager Speciality Markets

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Melissa Feith Sales Manager

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Nadine Taylor Sales Manager

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Sandy Galletta Director of Sales Operations

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Vicky Sosa Event Manager

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Daniel Castellanos Sales Site Manager

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Ayron Leisure Sales Coordinator

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Sheresa Drake Sales Administrative Assistant

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Erica Trull 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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Caroline Robinson Sports Events Support Manager

Amber Billops Social Media & Marketing Intern

Sundai Gibson Event Management Intern

Travel Trade

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Mark D. Thompson Sr. Vice President of Tourism & Operations

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Liliana Rivera Senior Director of Tourism

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Kristina Kirkenaer-Hart Director of Cultural Tourism

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Oscar Vela Sales and Services Manager

Visitor Services

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Daniel Rister Visitor Experience Manager