MCCVB TEAM

Sales

Mark McMinn

Vice President of Sales

The best part of my job is promoting, consulting and inspiring our clients and community.

831-657-6414

Lauren Siring, CMP

Regional Sales Executive- Northern CA (Association/Government/SMERF) and Mountain States

Every year I look forward to the FIM Superbike World Championship at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca where my husband and I camp above the iconic Corkscrew.

831-657-6403

Howard Munves

Regional Sales Executive- Washington D.C. Office

My favorite place to hike in Monterey County is Pinnacles National Park. From the rock formations to the caves, it is a great escape to get in touch with nature.

831-657-6423

Liz Kara

Regional Sales Executive- Chicago, IL Office

Folktale Brut is my very favorite treat in Monterey County. The ambiance and views at Folktale certainly add to the experience!

831-657-6430

Sammy Ramos

Regional Sales Executive- Northern California Office

If I had one more weekend to live, I’d play a round of golf at Pebble Beach, dine at Carmel-by-the-Sea, watch a sunset at Asilomar State Beach, catch the sunrise at Big Sur and then go willingly into the great beyond!

831-657-6432

Joe Marcy

Regional Sales Executive- Southern California Office

When you’re inspired by nature, indulging in unique culinary experiences and surrounded by some of the best hospitality professionals around… it’s hard to call it work.

831-657-6408

David Cater

Travel Trade Sales Executive

I love mountain biking or running in Toro Regional Park and Fort Ord National Monument off of Highway 68.

831-657-6417

Strategic Client Services

Marissa Reader

Director of Strategic Client Services

My favorite activity is hiking the Waterfall Trail at Garland Ranch then having lunch/wine in Carmel Valley Village.

831-657-6412

Nani Almanza

Strategic Client Services Specialist

My perfect day is when I can watch the sun rise over the city from the Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa’s upper patio. Everything about it, from the sound of the softly crashing waves and playful seagulls to the dreamy sailboats and adorable sea otters, reminds me of just how lucky I am to call Monterey home.

831-657-6416

Gina Archuleta

Strategic Business Development Specialist

831-657-6433

Christina Lomeli-Anaya

Sales Coordinator

One of my favorite places to grab dinner at is Tarpy’s Roadhouse; my favorite dessert EVER is their chocolate-espresso bread pudding.

831-654-6419

Marketing Communications

Rob O'Keefe

Vice President/ Chief Marketing Officer

831-657-6425

April Locke

Director of Marketing Communications

One of my favorite spots with an epic view is the C bar and restaurant at Intercontinental the Clement Monterey. A flight of bubbly + sunset over the bay + live music = amazing way to end a busy week!

831-657-6407

Allyson Ryan

Content Marketing Manager

My perfect day in Monterey County includes hiking at Jacks Peak, wine tasting in Carmel Valley followed by a delicious dinner at Passionfish.

831-657-6404

Jessica Keener

Communications Manager

I love catching the sunset at Asilomar State Beach with my husband and whale watching.

831-657-6413

Emily Summers

Marketing Specialist

On the weekends you can find me relaxing at the Alvarado Street Brewery's Tasting Room & Bottling Facility or winding down the River Road Wine Trail, especially at Parasio Vineyard- the view and the pinot are unbeatable.

831-657-6402

Maya Alonso

Communications Administrative Coordinator

The best happy hour is at The Starlight 65 Rooftop Lounge at Vesuvio in Carmel. Be sure to try the spicy diavola pizza. Get there early—they fill up fast!

831-657-6415

Jaclyn Aiello

Marketing Coordinator

Every year you can find me at the Festa Italia where my family and I celebrate our Italian heritage with amazing food, wine and live music.

831-657-6422

Robert Row

Market Intelligence Specialist

I love having a Manhattan at Restaurant 1833, their beautiful marble bar in the haunted house setting gives off a great vibe.

831-657-6434

Membership & Visitor Services

David Marzetti

Membership Manager

Big Sur is my happy place. Once a month my wife and I drive down Highway 1 to have a relaxing lunch at the Big Sur River Inn or Nepenthe, explore the little shops and galleries, enjoy a glass of wine and totally unplug.

831-657-6418

Keith Turner

Visitor Services Manager

We have the world’s greatest car event each August, the world’s greatest golf most any month and world-class cycling, dining and sightseeing always.

831-657-6437

Pam Tanous

Visitor Information Specialist

Susan Dodds

Visitor Information Specialist

Cathy Collum

Visitor Information Specialist

The best part of my job is helping visitors take home memorable moments from the Monterey Peninsula.

Michael Djubasak

Visitor Information Specialist

Joselyn Ignacio

Visitor Information Specialist

A favorite spot to take visiting family and friends is on the deck of the Restaurant at Mission Ranch in Carmel, which overlooks sheep grazing in the pasture and the sparkling ocean up ahead.

Grace Gamble

Visitor Information Specialist

My favorite place to bike ride is on 17-Mile Drive in Pebble Beach because of the stunning ocean views.

Kathleen Dalesandro

Visitor Information Specialist

Richard Petrovich

Fulfillment Coordinator

Nancy Rose

Visitor Information Specialist

Zi Yean Hon

Visitor Information Specialist

Administration

Jessica Lessard

Administrative Coordinator

I love watching the sunset with my dog on the soft white sand at Carmel Beach.

831-657-6424

Jeniffer Kocher

Manager of Executive Services

My favorite place to watch the sunset is Marina Beach because Marina is my hometown and you get a direct westward view of the horizon.

831-657-6405

Paul Martin

Controller

I enjoy getting take out from Pacific Thai and heading over to Asilomar Beach for the sunset.

831-657-6428

Kit Franke

Bookkeeper

On the weekends you can find me hiking along the Monterey Bay Rec Trail toward Asilomar Beach. The beach is beautiful to explore and afterwards, I like to end up at Asilomar Conference Grounds for a cup of hot chocolate on their deck.

831-657-6429

Jennifer Johnson

Vice President of Operations

My favorite place to take visiting friends and family is the Monterey Zoo. Feeding the elephants while staying overnight at Vision Quest is an unique experience that shouldn’t be missed.

831-657-6406

Tammy Blount

President & CEO

831-657-6400

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