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, convention services marketing, media, and more.

Executive Team

Michael Corrigan
President & CEO

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 & Services

Oversees the Convention Sales & Services 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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Katie mitura

Katie Mitura
VP, Marketing & Communications

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
Director of Finance & Administration

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
Assistant to the President

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
Sales Coordinator

Provides administrative support and travel coordination for the Sales team.

Office Phone: 904-421-9159

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Convention Services

Becky Smith
Senior Manager of Convention Services

Oversees the Convention Services team to provide exceptional customer service, referrals and amenities to groups and planners booking in Jacksonville as well as coordination with local hoteliers.

Office Phone: 904-421-9151

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Janice Jenkins
Convention Services Manager

Provides exceptional customer service, referrals and amenities to groups and planners booking in Jacksonville and acts as liaison with local hoteliers.

Office Phone: 904-421-9176

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Rachel Hill
Assistant Convention Services Manager

Provides exceptional customer service, referrals and amenities to groups and planners booking in Jacksonville and acts as liaison with local hoteliers.

Office Phone: 904-421-9158

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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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Visitor Center

Vicky koele-bryan

Vicky Koele-Bryan
Visitor Center Operations Manager

Manages daily operations and staff of three visitor centers at the Jacksonville International Airport, the downtown center at Greenleaf and the beaches center at the Beaches Museum.

Office Phone: 904-798-9130

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Bob Muller
Visitor Information Coordinator

Assists visitors entering centers or calling with requests for information, maps and brochures, referrals and trip planning services.

Office Phone: 904-798-9111

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Monica pope2

Monica Pope
Visitor Information Coordinator

Assists visitors entering centers or calling with requests for information, maps and brochures, referrals and trip planning services.

Office Phone: 904-798-9111

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