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Meet the Destination DC Team

Executive Office

Elliott L. Ferguson, President and CEO
Elliott L.
Ferguson
President & CEO P: 202-789-7016
Crispus Gordon
Crispus
Gordon
Manager, Industry and Government Relations P: 202-789-7010
Taylor Osborne-Smith
Taylor
Osborne-Smith
Executive Assistant to the President & CEO P: 202-789-7016

Finance & Administration

John Kim
John
Kim
VP, Finance & Administration P: 202-789-7076
Evelyn Cavness
Evelyn
Cavness
Administrative Services Manager P: 202-789-7025
Merike Henneman
Merike
Henneman
Controller P: 202-789-7022
Hannah Kim
Hannah
Kim
Business Applications Manager P: 202-789-7007
Calvin Morgan
Calvin
Morgan
Systems Engineer P: 202-789-7040
Jerry
Joseph
Finance & Administration Assistant P: 202-789-7023
Terri Carter
Terri
Carter
Human Resources Manager P: 202-789-7035
Kim Martin
Kim
Martin
Payroll & Human Resources Specialist P: 202-789-7012
Paul Coombs
Paul
Coombs
Staff Accountant P: 202-789-7084

Partnerships & Alliances

Claire Carlin
Claire
Carlin
VP, Partnerships & Alliances P: 202-789-7048
Bruno Schwartz
Bruno
Schwartz
Senior Manager, Membership P: 202-789-7054
Ahmed Ibrahim
Ahmed
Ibrahim
Membership Sales Manager P: 202-789-7031
Andrea Van Wambeke
Andrea
Van Wambeke
Member Events & Publications Manager P: 202-789-7074
Kirsten Lyman
Kirsten
Lyman
Business Development Manager P: 202-789-7009
Lisa Waldschmitt
Lisa
Waldschmitt
American Experience Foundation Manager P: 202-789-7065
Bianca D'Ambrosia
Bianca
D'Ambrosia
Partnerships & Alliances Assistant P: 202-789-7081
Liz Karpe
Liz
Karpe
Membership Coordinator P: 202-789-7080
Matt Tanzillo
Matt
Tanzillo
Membership Associate P: 202-789-7083
Danielle Campana
Danielle
Campana
Membership Associate P: 202-789-7034
Chelsea Kaiser
Chelsea
Kaiser
Partnerships Coordinator P: 202-789-7052

Marketing & Communications

Robin A.
McClain
SVP, Marketing & Communications P: 202-789-7099
Danielle Davis
Danielle
Davis
Director of Communications P: 202-789-7046
Alex Gnafakis
Alex
Gnafakis
Creative Director P: 202-789-7060
Joe Arvis
Joe
Arvis
Content Specialist P: 202-789-7069
Vanessa Casas
Vanessa
Casas
International Media Relations Manager P: 202-789-7053
Torri
Christian
Senior Marketing Manager P: 202-789-7047
Kate Gibbs
Kate
Gibbs
Senior Manager, Domestic Media Relations P: 202-789-7072
Jeremy Granoff
Jeremy
Granoff
Digital Marketing Manager P: 202-789-7068
Kate Thompson - Marketing & Communications
Kate
Thompson
Research Manager P: 202-789-7058
Brittany McGhaughan
Brittany
McGaughan
Production Manager P: 202-789-7098
Andrew O'Connor
Andrew
O'Connor
Senior Manager, Content Marketing P: 202-789-7027
Denise Osei
Denise
Osei
Communications Specialist P: 202-789-7097
Alexandra Mills
Alexandra
Mills
Marketing Specialist P: 202-789-7095
Ethan Sherman
Ethan
Sherman
Senior Graphic Designer P: 202-789-7096
Cara Hedgepeth
Cara
Hedgepeth
Social Media Specialist P: 202-789-7059
Gina Falcone
Gina
Falcone
Creative Coordinator P: 202-789-7064
Lauren Parker
Lauren
Parker
Marketing Assistant P: 202-789-7071
Rebecca Doser
Rebecca
Doser
Media Relations Manager, Trade P: 202-789-7097
Clarisa Coleman
Clarisa
Coleman
Graphic Designer P: 202-789-7061

Convention Sales

Melissa Riley
Melissa
Riley
VP, Convention Sales & Services P: 202-789-7041
Carol Motley
Carol
Motley
Director of Convention Sales P: 202-789-7075
Alex Dietel
Alex
Dietel
Associate Director of Sales P: 202-789-7063
Sharmane Fernandez
Sharmane
Fernandez
Convention Sales Manager SMERF P: 202-789-7021
Eric Kincaid
Eric
Kincaid
National Sales Manager P: 202-789-7042
Alison Ricketts
Alison
Ricketts
Convention Sales Manager P: 202-789-7029
Nancy
Umansky
National Sales Manager P: 312-226-1609
Lanice Dudley
Lanice
Dudley
Convention Sales Assistant P: 202-789-7019
Priscilla Alvarez
Priscilla
Alvarez
International Convention Sales Assistant P: 202-789-7067
Caleb Ross
Caleb
Ross
Executive Sales Coordinator P: 202-789-7026
Khadijah Nimrod
Khadijah
Nimrod
Convention Sales Assistant P: 202-789-7005
Kara Hsu
Kara
Hsu
Convention Sales Manager P: 202-789-7049
Laura Vargo
Laura
Vargo
Conference Sales Manager P: 202-789-7006
Carleigh Dworetzky
Carleigh
Dworetzky
Convention Strategy Manager P: 202-789-7038
Tara Miller
Tara
Miller
Senior Manager, International Sales P: 202-789-7062
Nick Cechak
Nick
Cechak
Executive Meetings Manager P: 202-789-7092
Katelyn Diehl
Katelyn
Diehl
Conference Sales Manager P: 202-789-7055
Jenna Williams
Jenna
Williams
Executive Meetings Manager P: 202-789-7004
Caitlin Nicholson
Caitlin
Nicolson
National Sales Manager P: 202-789-7011
Chris Petrucci
Chris
Petrucci
Convention Sales Manager P: 202-789-7018
Jennifer Rodrigues
Jennifer
Rodrigues
National Sales Manager P: 202-789-7043
Dennis Hahm
Dennis
Hahm
International Convention Development Manager P: 202-789-7066
Julia Tibor
Julia
Tibor
Convention Sales Assistant P: 202-789-7004

Convention Services

Dianna Waldroup
Dianna
Waldroup
Director of Convention Services P: 202-789-7036
Kristen Jacob
Kristen
Jacob
Housing Manager P: 202-789-7094
Becca Cohen
Becca
Cohen
Conference Services Manager P: 202-789-7045
Yvonne King
Yvonne
King
Senior Marketing Events Manager P: 202-789-7057
Monique Russell
Monique
Russell
Convention Services Manager P: 202-789-7028
Allison Doherty
Allison
Doherty
Marketing Events Manager P: 202-789-7044
Eva James
Eva
James
Convention Services Manager P: 202-789-7024
April Robinson
April
Robinson
Staffing Solutions Manager P: 202-789-7032
Dan Fitzgerald
Dan
Fitzgerald
Convention Services Coordinator P: 202-789-7070
Samantha Fagan
Samantha
Fagan
Meeting Services Manager P: 202-789-7024

Tourism & Visitor Services

Theresa Belpulsi
Theresa
Belpulsi
VP, Tourism & Visitor Services P: 202-789-7033
Lawrence Hamm
Lawrence
Hamm
Sports Development Manager P: 202-789-7051
Lindsay Hill
Lindsay
Hill
Tourism Sales Manager P: 202-789-7088
Kova Blake
Kova
Blake
Visitor Services Manager P: 202-789-7077
Letizia Sirtori
Letizia
Sirtori
Associate Director of Sales P: 202-789-7008
Chris Thompson
Chris
Thompson
Sports Coordinator P: 202-789-7091
Jessica Reyes
Jessica
Reyes
Administrative Assistant P: 202-789-7071
Ang Li
Ang
Li
International Tourism Coordinator – Asia P: 202-789-7087
Jeffrey Spann
Jeffrey
Spann
Tourism & Visitor Services Specialist P: 202-789-7001