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Sharon Vanorny

Our Team

We are proud to call Madison our home, and can’t wait to share it with you.  

Want to host your meeting here? We can help. Need visitor guides or maps? We can help with that, too. Want recommendations for cheese curds, bike paths and festivals to attend? Those are our favorite things! We promise not to talk your ear off. Reach out to us with the contact info below.

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Executive Office

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Ellie Westman Chin

President & CEO

Lizzy O'Hara

Executive Assistant

 

Convention Sales & Madison Area Sports Commission  

Jamie Patrick

Jamie Patrick

Executive Vice President of Sales & Sports Strategy

Market Segments: Sports/Athletic Recreation, Marquee Conventions and Events

Brandon Holstein

Brandon Holstein

Senior Sports Account Manager

Market Segment: Sports/Athletic Recreation

Sarah Lemmers

Sarah Lemmers

Director of Convention Sales

Geographic Markets: District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia

Julie Vanden Brook

Julie Vanden Brook

Senior Sales Coordinator
Anne Yost

Anne Yost

Convention Sales Manager

Geographic Market: Midwest

Keola Shimooka

Keola Shimooka

Convention Sales Manager

Geographic Markets: Wisconsin, West/Southwest

Allison Aguilar Bultman

Allison Aguilar Bultman

Convention Sales Manager

Market Segments: Multicultural Groups

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Samantha Brown

Sales Account Manager I

Market Segments: Agriculture, Tour Groups, Groups under 150 rooms
Geographic Market: Mid-South

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Sydney DeMartino

Sales Account Manager I

Geographic Market: Atlantic Coast

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Jess Bachhuber

AEC Sales Coordinator
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Tavia Kerns

Sports Assistant

 

Convention & Event Services

Amber Wiza

Amber Wiza

Director of Destination Services
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Geneva Loeffelholz

Sales & Services Assistant

 

Marketing & Brand Strategy

Kate Dale

Kate Dale

Executive Vice President of Brand Strategy and Communications
Rob Gard

Robert Gard

Director of Communications & Public Affairs
Ellen Larson

Ellen Larson Latimer

Director of Project Management
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Jen Kuhn Karanja

Senior Creative Strategist
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Christine Lampe

Senior Content Strategist
Sarah Knab

Sarah Warner

PR & Communications Manager
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Hannah Gott

Marketing Coordinator
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Ashley Pettay

Social Media and Content Coordinator
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Carolkim Tong

Graphic Designer
Katrina Montesano

Katrina Montesano

Marketing Assistant

Operations

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Brian Borkovec

Director of HR & Operations
Debbie Hines

Debbie Hines

HR Generalist
Kathy Parman

Kathy Parman

Director of Accounting
Tyler Marlow

Tyler Marlow

IT Manager

Bridget Berens

Destination Management Intern

Partnership

Maureen Martin

Maureen Martin

Vice President of Partnerships & Community Engagement

Casey Kimmel

Director of Partnerships

Katie Rueffer

Partnership Development Manager
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Ana Cordova

Partnership Engagement Manager
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Pa Vang

Office Coordinator