MCVB Staff

Administration

Kevin Kane
President/CEO
Phone: (901) 543-5300
E-mail: kevinkane.memphis@gmail.com
Patricia Brock
Executive Assistant to the President & CEO
Phone: (901) 543-5314
E-mail: patriciabrock@memphistravel.com
Linda Sawyer
Chief Administrative Officer / Chief Financial Officer
Phone: (901) 543-5307
E-mail: lindasawyer@memphistravel.com
Andy Odle
Revenue Auditor
Phone: (901) 543-5309
E-mail: andyodle@memphistravel.com
Shaun Michael
Information Technology Manager
Phone: (901) 543-5344
E-mail: shaunmichael@memphistravel.com
John Denman
Administrative Coordinator
Phone: (901) 543-5340
E-mail: johndenman@memphistravel.com
Michael Moore
Guest Services Rep
Phone: (901) 543-5300
E-mail: michaelmoore@memphistravel.com
  Pat Jones
Client Services Specialist
Phone: (901) 543-5322
E-mail: patjones@memphistravel.com


 


Convention & Tourism Sales

Jeff Homad
Vice President Convention Sales & Service
Phone: 901-543-5304
E-mail: jeffhomad@memphistravel.com
Holly Townsend
Small Meetings Sales Manager
Phone: (901) 543-5338
E-mail: hollytownsend@memphistravel.com 
Patrick Aversa
Director of National Accounts: Mid-West
Phone: 901-543-5318
E-mail: patrickaversa@memphistravel.com
Vertical Markets: Specialty Sports
Geographic Territory: Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Oklahoma, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Nebraska, Canada
Teri Flannagan
Sales & Services Coordinator
Phone: (901) 543-5326
E-mail: teriflannagan@memphistravel.com
Kim Warren
Director of National Accounts: DC
Phone: (901) 543-5312
E-mail: kimwarren@memphistravel.com
Vertical Market: Sports Meetings
Geographic Territory: Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington DC, Delaware
Eva Goodson Eagen
Director of National Accounts: Southeast
Phone: (901) 543-5329
E-mail: evaeagen@memphistravel.com
Geographic Territory: Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Caribbean, South America
Diane Garcia
National Sales Manager: Northeast
Phone: (901) 543-5334
E-mail: dianegarcia@memphistravel.com 
Geographic Territory: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Russia

Kermit Madison
Director of National Accounts: Minority, Religious and West Coast
Phone: (901) 543-5323
E-mail: kermitmadison@memphistravel.com
Vertical Markets: Religious, Minority, Music
Geographic Territory: Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Hawaii, Utah, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California, Texas, Mexico, Australia

Colleen Palmertree, CHSE, CTTP
National Sales Manager
Phone: (901) 543-5341
E-mail: colleenpalmertree@memphistravel.com
Territories: North America
Includes: Tour operators, Student/youth travel, Retail travel agents, River cruises, Amtrak and Air service retailers

Lisa M. Catron, CTIS, CSTP, CTTP
International Sales Manager
Phone: (901) 543-5337
E-mail: lisacatron@memphistravel.com
Territories:  All international markets excluding Canada: Europe, Asia, Latin America and Pacific Regions
Includes: Receptive operators - USA, International tour operators and travel wholesalers

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: david@david-nicholson.com
Web: www.deep-south-usa.com/tennessee.html
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
Advance International LTD.
Shibuya Mark City 22F | 1-21-1 Dogenzaka | Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0043 | JAPAN
Phone: (03) 4360 5643
Fax: (03) 3323 6698
E-mail: advance@zau.att.ne.jp
Web: www.mrcusa.net/memphis
  Wolfgang Streitborger
German Representative, Department of Tourist Development
33613 Bielefeld | Germany
Phone: 011-49-521-986-0415
Fax: 011-49-521-986-0411
E-mail: wolfgang.streitboerger@tennesseetourism.de
Web: www.deep-south-usa.de
Web: www.tennessee.de
  Jean-Marie Douau
France Representative
Americana French Gateway
Goosewing Ranch - Tag A Long Expeditions
47 rue Tronchet | 69006 Lyon, France
Phone: 33 (0) 6 76 19 39 19
Fax: 011-49-521-986-0411
E-mail: douau@orange.fr
  Julia Ueding
Director of Travel Trade Sales
Memphis & Mississippi | Tenessee Tourism
Julia Ueding Sales Consulting
Eilendorfer Str. 20
50933 Cologne
Germany
Phone: +49 221 42362508
E-mail: julia@ueding-consulting.de

 

Chris Ingram
Director - Australia & New Zealand

Kohimarama, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
Phone: +64 (0) 21 281 1385
E-mail: chrisingram@memphistravel.com


Convention Center Sales

Nicole Seltzer
Director, Convention Center Sales
Phone: (901) 576-1253
E-mail: nseltzer@memphisconvention.com


Sports Market

Malvin Gipson
Executive Director, Memphis Sports Council
Phone: (901) 543-5366
E-mail: malvingipson@memphistravel.com
Vertical Markets: Sports - Large Tournaments and Events
Certifications: Certified Sports Event Executive (CSEE)
 


Convention Services

Kimberly Wells
Convention Services Manager / CRM Administrator
Phone: (901) 543-5302
E-mail: kimberlywells@memphistravel.com


Marketing & Public Relations

Regena Bearden
Chief Marketing Officer
Phone: (901) 543-5305
E-mail: regenabearden@memphistravel.com

Ramona Johnson
Production & Content Specialist
Phone: (901) 543-5310
E-mail: ramonajohnson@memphistravel.com
Jeff Hulett
Director of Public Relations
Phone: (901) 543-5319
E-mail: jeffhulett@memphistravel.com

Caroline Stanfield
Public Relations & Communications Manager
Phone: (901) 543-5377
E-mail: carolinestanfield@memphistravel.com
Milton Howery III
Public Relations & Communications Manager
Phone: (901) 543-5328
E-mail: miltonhowery@memphistravel.com

Leah Gafni
Director of Online Marketing
Phone: (901) 543-5324
E-mail: leahgafni@memphistravel.com
Holly Whitfield
New Media Content Strategist
Phone: (901) 543-5315
E-mail: hollywhitfield@memphistravel.com
  Ashley McHugh
Research Manager
Phone: (901) 543-5311
E-mail: ashleymchugh@memphistravel.com
 



Membership Development

Allison Tribo
Membership Sales Manager
Phone: (901) 543-5303
E-mail: allisontribo@memphistravel.com

Holly Hartman
Membership, Marketing and Sales Coordinator
Phone: (901) 543-5325
E-mail: hollyhartman@memphistravel.com


 


Visitor Information Services

Visitor Center 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
Phone: (901) 543-5331
Email: patsymorgan@memphistravel.com

Bill Johnson
Counselor

Jeannette King
Counselor

Eric Wilburn
Counselor

Kelle Isabel
Counselor

Mary Ann Monteith
Counselor

Jennifer Jenkins
Counselor

Nadia Givens
Counselor

Richard Scudder
Counselor

Stacey Smith
Counselor

Jessica Cain
Counselor