Jacksonville, FL (March 31, 2022) – Visit Jacksonville, the City’s not-for-profit Destination Marketing Organization, recently added three community and hospitality leaders to its’ Board of Directors who collectively provide oversight to the organization’s efforts as it promotes and sells Jacksonville as a top destination for leisure and business travel.
The new members are Andrea Barnwell Brownlee, Executive Director of the Cummer Museum & Gardens, Barbara Bredehoeft, Owner of local restaurants Biscotti’s and bb’s, and Dr. A. Zachary Faison, Jr., President and CEO of Edward Waters University.
“Andrea, Barbara and Dr. Faison bring a wealth of knowledge and experience that will be invaluable to the Board of Directors, Visit Jacksonville and the entire Jacksonville community, as they help shape the way we promote and sell our destination to the world,” said Michael Corrigan, President & CEO of Visit Jacksonville.
The newly appointed members join the Board’s officers, directors and ex-officios for 2022:
- Chair: Ken Babby, Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp
- Chair Elect: Shawn LeNoble, Shivam Properties
- Treasurer: Patrick Krechowski, Balch & Bingham, LLP
- Alex Alston, FIS
- Josh Harrison, Murphco of Florida
- Warren Jones, Duval County School Board
- Bill Prescott, Heritage Capital
- Tony Vecchio, Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens
- Brian London, London Tourism Publications
- Mike Williams, Duval County Sheriff
- Sandy Yawn, Below Deck Mediterranean
“Collectively this group of dedicated Jacksonville leaders are helping us keep tourism and hospitality a priority for the city as we strive to be one of the most visited destinations in Florida,” said Corrigan. “The commitment and ideas of our Board help push our organization to achieve tourism growth throughout the county.”
About Visit Jacksonville
Visit Jacksonville is a Destinations International accredited Destination Marketing Organization contracted by the Duval County Tourist Development Council (TDC) to champion the growth of business and leisure tourism in Jacksonville. For a closer look at all there is to see and do in Jacksonville, go to www.VisitJacksonville.com or contact 800-733-2668.