Three yellow tulips perk up along a sidewalk. A couple of people are walking on the sidewalk in the background.

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Meet Our Team

Let us know how we can help!

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

Ellie Westman Chin headshot

Ellie Westman Chin

President & CEO
Kathleen Ripp

Kathleen Ripp

Executive Assistant

 

Convention Sales & Madison Area Sports Commission  

Jamie Patrick

Jamie Patrick

Vice President of Conventions Sales, Sports and Services
Brandon Holstein

Brandon Holstein

Senior Sports Account Manager
Eric Reichert

Eric Reichert

Senior Convention Sales Manager
Sarah Lemmers

Sarah Lemmers

Senior Convention Sales Manager
Julie Vanden Brook

Julie Vanden Brook

Senior Sales Coordinator
Anne Yost

Anne Yost

Convention Sales Manager
Keola Shimooka

Keola Shimooka

Convention Sales Manager

 

Convention & Event Services

Amber Wiza

Amber Wiza

Senior Event Services Manager
Headshot photo of Convention and Event Services Manager Ka Her

Ka Her

Convention & Event Services Manager

 

Marketing & Brand Strategy

Kate Dale

Kate Dale

Vice President of Marketing & Brand Strategy
Rob Gard

Robert Gard

Director of PR and Communications
Ellen Larson

Ellen Larson

Senior Marketing Manager
Headshot of Senior Graphic Designer Jen Kuhn

Jen Kuhn

Senior Graphic Designer
Headshot of Digital and Social Media Manager Victoria Vlisides

Victoria Vlisides

Digital and Social Media Manager

Operations

Headshot of Destination Madison Director of Operations Brian Borkovec

Brian Borkovec

Director of HR & Operations
Debbie Hines

Debbie Hines

HR & Operations Coordinator
Kathy Parman

Kathy Parman

Accounting Manager
Tyler Marlow

Tyler Marlow

IT Manager

Partnership

Maureen Martin

Maureen Martin

Director of Partnerships
Colleen Sovey

Colleen Sovey

Partnership Manager
Sarah Knab

Sarah Warner

Partnership Manager