MCVB Staff


Kevin Kane
Patricia Brock
Executive Assistant to the President & CEO
Linda Sawyer
V.P. Admin/Chief Financial Officer
John Denman
Administrative Coordinator
Shaun Michael
Information Technology Manager
Michael Moore
Pat Jones
Client Services Specialist

Convention & Tourism Sales

Patrick Aversa
National Sales Manager
  • Phone: 901-543-5318
  • E-mail:
  • Vertical Markets: Health, Medical, Bioscience, Legal, Pharmaceutical, Scientific/Engineering, Technology
  • Geographic Territory: U.S. Central, U.S. Northeast
Allison Tribo
Sales & Services Coordinator
Kimberly Wells
Sales Support Manager
Kim Warren
National Sales Director
  • Phone: (901) 543-5312
  • Vertical Markets: Agriculture, Farm Products, Police, Fire, First Responders, Sports Meetings (Outside of Washington DC, Virginia and Maryland), Small Meetings (Under 150 RN)
Andre Walker
National Sales Manager - DC Metro (Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia)
  • Phone: (410) 521-1881
  • Cell: (443) 465-2707
  • Fax: (410) 521-1821
  • All markets over 150 room nights except religious and minority 
  • Vertical Markets: Sports Meetings and Conventions for Washington DC, Virginia and Maryland
Eva Goodson Eagen
National Sales Manager
  • Phone: (901) 543-5329
  • Vertical Markets: Banking, Financial, Insurance, Food Service, All Retail, Fraternities & Sororities, Multi-level Marketing / Direct Sales Organizations
  • Geographic Territory: U.S. Southeast
Kermit Madison
National Sales Manager
Colleen Palmertree, CHSE, CTTP
National Sales Manager
  • Phone: (901) 543-5341
  • Incentive (All U.S. and International)
  • International Meetings
  • Group Tour (Regional to Memphis - 500-mile radius)
  • Geographic Territory: U.S. West
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Lisa M. Catron, CTIS, CSTP, CTTP
National Sales Manager
David Nicholson
Managing Director, Memphis European Sales Office
  • Lofthouse Enterprises | Woodlands | Park Street | Hitchin | Hertz | SG4 9AH
  • Phone: +44 1462 440784
  • Fax: +44 1462 440766
  • E-mail:
  • Web:
  • Responsible for managing all sales, marketing and public relations efforts for Memphis in Europe, as well as managing activities of Memphis' European sales staff. Primary markets include Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, Sweden and the U.K., but also other emerging markets as well.
Marjorie Dewey
Japan Representative
Wolfgang Streitborger
German Representative, Department of Tourist Development
Cassandra Taylor
Convention Services Director

Convention Center Sales

Nicole Seltzer
Director, Convention Center Sales

Sports Market

Malvin Gipson
Vice President of Sports, Memphis Sports Council
  • Phone: (901) 543-5366
  • Vertical Markets: Sports - Tournaments and Events
  • Certifications: Certified Sports Event Executive (CSEE)

Convention Services

Cassandra Taylor
Convention Services Director

Marketing & Public Relations

Regena Bearden
Vice President, Marketing and Public Relations
Ramona Rogers
Production & Content Specialist
Jonathan Lyons
Director of Public Relations
Caroline Stanfield
Public Relations Specialist
Holly Whitfield
New Media Content Strategist

Visitor Information Services

Three locations:

  • Shelby County Visitor Center: Arlington Road at I-40
  • Memphis Visitor Center: 3205 Elvis Presley Boulevard
  • Tennessee State Welcome Center: 119 N. Riverside Drive
Patsy Morgan
Director of Visitors Services
Tracey Kellett
Jan Humphrey
Deon Shelton
Jeannette King
Eric Wilburn
Kelle Isabel
Mary Ann Monteith
Nicole McNeal
Shannon McLemore
Russell Johnson
Susan Battle
Richard Scudder