an aerial view of John's Pass Village & Boardwalk, a pier and a large boat

John's Pass Village & Boardwalk in Madeira Beach is one of the area's most popular attractions.

meet our team

Staff Directory for Visit St. Pete/Clearwater

Visit St. Pete/Clearwater's team is made up of talented and experienced tourism marketing professionals with a deep commitment to our communities.


 


Do you need one of our talented team members to speak at your event? Submit a request, and we will be happy to accommodate.

 

Administration Staff

Brian Lowack, President/CEO
email: Brian Lowack

Teri Tuxhorn, VP Finance & Administration
email: Teri Tuxhorn

Tracey Nix, Executive Administrative Assistant
email: Tracey Nix


Accounting Staff

Maria Hargrett, Accounting & Contracts Manager
email: Maria Hargrett

Melissa Magelnicki, Accountant 1
email: Melissa Magelnicki

Octavia Johnson, Accounting & Finance Technician
email: Octavia Johnson

Bob Taft, Accounting & Finance Technician
email: Bob Taft


Marketing Staff

Marketing

Steve Grimes, Chief Marketing Officer
email: Steve Grimes

Advertising & Promotions Staff

Katie Bridges, Director of Advertising & Promotions
email: Katie Bridges

Kiki Russell, Advertising Assistant
email: Kiki Russell

Ken Chambers, Warehouse & Shipping Specialist
email: Ken Chambers

Public Relations

Jason Latimer, Director of Public Relations
email: Jason Latimer

Digital Marketing & Communications Staff

Eddie Kirsch, Director of Digital & Data
email: Eddie Kirsch

Ray Presley, CRM Administrator
email: Ray Presley

Jimmy Fashner, Social Media Producer
email: Jimmy Fashner

BaiLeigh Carlson, Content & Communications Coordinator
email: BaiLeigh Carlson

Dede Haggerty, Market Intelligence Specialist
email: Dede Haggerty


Community & Brand Engagement Staff

Kylie Diaz, Vice President of Community Engagement
email: Kylie Diaz

Craig Campbell, Director
email: Craig Campbell

Brandee Bolden, Senior Brand Manager 
email: Brandee Bolden

Jake Hermann, Brand Manager 
email: Jake Hermann

Sierra Arana, Brand Manager
email: Sierra Arana

Oliver Kugler, Community Relations Manager
email: Oliver Kugler


Film Commission Staff

Lisa Dozois, Film Commissioner
email: Lisa Dozois

Quinn Chittenden, Film Commission Manager
email: Quinn Chittenden


Leisure Travel Staff

Rosemarie Payne, Director, Leisure Travel
email: Rosemarie Payne

Gail Shreves Yeager, Leisure Travel Sr. Sales Manager
email: Gail Shreves Yeager

Darryl Boggess, Leisure Travel Sales Manager
email: Darryl Boggess


Meetings & Conventions Staff

Hortensia Simmons, Senior Sales Manager
email: Hortensia Simmons

Tina Berrien, Meetings & Conferences Sales Manager
email: Tina Berrien

Brian Hilterbrandt, Sales Manager
email: Brian Hilterbrandt

Liz Dane, Meetings & Conferences, DC Office
email: Liz Dane

Renee Prine, Conference Services Manager
email: Renee Prine

Kayla Freeman, Meeting & Conferences Sales Manager
email: Kayla Freeman

Christine DeMato, Meeting & Conferences Sales Business Specialist
email: Christine DeMato


Latin America Sales Staff

Andrea Gabel, Senior Sales Manager, Latin America
email: Andrea Gabel

Jose Ramirez, Sales Manager, Mexico
email: Jose Ramirez 

Liz McCann, Latin America Sales & Service Manager
email: Liz McCann


Sports & Events Staff

Caleb Peterson, Senior Business Development Manager
email: Caleb Peterson

Julie Bolfa, Business Development Manager
email: Julie Bolfa 

Katie Brunk, Business Development Manager
email: Katie Brunk

Mariah Kaylor, Sports Business Manager
email: Mariah Kaylor