Meet the Team

Get in touch with the Visit Jacksonville Team.

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Get to know the friendly and helpful team at Visit Jacksonville. Click through for contact information for every member of our team including sales, destination experience, marketing, media, and more.

Executive Team

Michael Corrigan
President & CEO

Charged with marketing, selling and promoting Jacksonville’s image, driving visitation and boosting the economy through tourism.

Office Phone: 904-421-9150

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Sarina Wiechens
Chief Operating Officer

Responsible for overseeing the daily operations and staff of Visit Jacksonville to support the vision and mission of the President and CEO as well as the Board of Directors.

Office Phone: 904-421-9152

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Jeanne Bothwell
Director of Convention Sales

Oversees the Convention Sales team to implement the goals of the President and CEO of Visit Jacksonville pertaining to growth of bookings and service support in the destination.

Office Phone: 904-421-9164

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Becky Smith
Director of Destination Experience

Oversees the Destination Experience team to provide exceptional customer service, referrals and amenities to both individual visitors as well as group or meeting attendees.

Office Phone: 904-421-9151

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Katie mitura

Katie Mitura
Director of Marketing

Oversees the Marketing team to implement the goals of the President and CEO for Visit Jacksonville pertaining to marketing Jacksonville as a premier destination.

Office Phone: 904-421-9160

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Administration

Brian fike

Brian Fike
Senior Accounting Manager

Responsible for all financial aspects of Visit Jacksonville business. Responsible for payroll and benefits administration.

Office Phone: 904-421-9155

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Laurie kopstad

Laurie Kopstad
Senior Analytics Manager

Oversees data analytics and reporting to develop market place analysis of trends in tourism and convention sales and marketing for Visit Jacksonville.

Office Phone: 904-421-9178

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Patrice Ross
Office Manager

Provides support to the President and CEO of Visit Jacksonville and communications to the Board of Directors.

Office Phone: 904-421-9181

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Convention Sales

Bob doering

Bob Doering
Senior National Accounts Manager

Promotes Jacksonville as a premier destination to the Midwest, International, Religious, Fraternal and Military markets.

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Lorrie allen

Lorrie Allen
National Accounts Manager

Promotes Jacksonville as a premier destination to the West Coast, Northeast, Health, Medical, Pharmaceutical and Tech markets.

Office Phone: 421-9182

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Ashleigh Hirsch
National Account Manager

Promotes Jacksonville as a premier destination to the small meetings markets, reunions and other small groups.

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Karen Townsend
National Accounts Manager

Promotes Jacksonville as a premier destination to the South, Southeast, Education, Finance & Insurance markets.

Phone Number: 904-421-9172

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Nicole crawford

Nicole Crawford
Convention Sales Coordinator

Provides administrative support and travel coordination for the Sales team.

Office Phone: 904-421-9159

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Destination Experience

Vicky koele-bryan

Vicky Koele-Bryan
Senior Destination Experience Manager

Manages the daily operations, training and staffing of Visitor Centers and conference attendee welcome tables.


Office Phone: 904-798-9130

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Janice Jenkins
Destination Experience Manager

Provides exceptional customer service, referrals and amenities to individuals, groups and planners coming to Jacksonville and acts as liaison with local hoteliers and businesses.

Office Phone: 904-421-9176

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Rachel Hill
Assistant Destination Experience Manager

Provides exceptional customer service, referrals and amenities to individuals, groups and planners coming to Jacksonville and acts as liaison with local hoteliers and businesses.

Office Phone: 904-421-9158

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Monica pope2

Monica Pope
Destination Experience Coordinator

Assists visitors contacting or entering centers or as a part of a conference or group with requests for information, maps and brochures, referrals
and trip planning services.

Office Phone: 904-798-9111

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Bob Muller
Destination Experience Coordinator

Assists visitors contacting or entering centers or as a part of a conference or group with requests for information, maps and brochures, referrals and trip planning services.

Office Phone: 904-798-9111

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Kerry Weatherhead
Destination Experience Coordinator

Assists visitors contacting or entering centers or as a part of a conference or group with requests for information, maps and brochures, referrals and trip planning services.

Office Phone: 904-798-9111

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Marketing

Lauren Stuart
Marketing Manager

Manages Visit Jacksonville’s websites, social media accounts and promotion initiatives for the marketing team.

Office Phone: 904-421-9166

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Patty winters

Patty Winters
Communications Manager

Manages the communications and media relations initiatives at Visit Jacksonville for the marketing team.

Office Phone: 904-421-9169

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Alanna DeGol
Assistant Marketing Manager

Assists the marketing team in the management of projects and deliverables to satisfy the goals of the marketing contract.

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