Members MCCVB Team


Group Business Development

Lauren Siring, CMP

Senior Business Development Executive - Territory: Northern California and Pacific Northwest States (Bay Area, Sacramento, WA, OR, ID, MT, WY)

My (current) favorite way to grab life by the moments is enjoying a glass of Monterey County wine for happy hour with my husband on our sailboat taking in the sunset over the ocean and stroll to dinner at one of the nearby wharf restaurants.


Joe Marcy, CMP

Business Development Executive - Territory: Southern California and Southwestern States (LA/Orange County, AZ, NV, UT, CO, NM, TX) East Coast Corporate/Non-Profit

What I like most about Monterey County… (hard to pick just one) but I’d have to say the memorable culinary experiences along the coast.


Aileen Laracuente

Business Development Executive - Territory: Midwestern States (IL, OH, MI, IN, MO, WI, MN, ND, SD, NE, KS, IA, KY, OK, AR, LA, KS) East Coast Association/SMERF

When in Monterey County, I like to Grab Life by the Moments by watching a sunset at Carmel Beach surrounded by white sand and a sky filled with shades of lavender, pink and blue.


David Cater

Travel Trade Sales Executive

What I like most about Monterey County are the local people who give each community their distinct character.


Strategic Client Services

Marissa Reader

Director of Strategic Client Services

My favorite moments in Monterey County are early morning hikes in the spring when all the hills are lush and green and the lupines are blooming.


Gina Archuleta

Strategic Business Development Specialist

What I like most about Monterey County is everything—the ample fields and wineries, great food, sparkling beaches, peaceful foggy mornings, lush green forests, and nature bliss.


Christina Lomeli-Anaya

Business Development and Marketing Specialist

What I like most about Monterey County is its vast array of farm-to-table culinary delights and the delicious local wine to go with it.


Sabrina Siqueiros

Strategic Client Services Specialist

I like to Grab Life by the Moments with spontaneous walks along the Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail, taking in the spectacular bay views and soothing ocean breeze.


Marketing Communications

Kimber Tabscott

Marketing Communications Project Manager

What I like most about living in Monterey County is that every day feels like a vacation.


Julia Avery-Shapiro

Marketing Specialist


Rachel Dinbokowitz

Public Relations Manager


Jessica Hernandez

Public Relations Specialist

My favorite way to grab life by the moments in Monterey County is to watch the sunset at leash-free Carmel Beach with my dog.


Stakeholder Engagement

Jeniffer Kocher

Director of Stakeholder and Visitor Engagement

My favorite place to grab life by the moments is Marina State Beach. You can often see whales with the naked eye and dolphin super pods jumping into the air.


David Marzetti

Stakeholder Engagement Manager

What I love about our area is what I call the “20 in 20” factor. There are 20 great golf courses, 20 of our favorite restaurants, 20 amazing wine tasting rooms….all within 20 minutes of Monterey!


Maggie Ferraro

Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator


Visitor Services

Nani Almanza

Visitor Services Manager

My favorite moment in Monterey County is a nighttime stroll down the recreation trail, admiring the boats in the harbor, and listening to the harbor seals in the distance.


Richard Petrovich

Visitor Services Coordinator


Paul Martin

Vice President of Finance and Regulatory Affairs

I love attending events at the Monterey County fairgrounds. There’s the California Roots Festival in May, the County Fair and the world famous Jazz Festival in September, and BaconFest in July – mmmmm bacon! Don’t forget the Beer Festival and the Scottish Games.


Jennifer Johnson, CDME, SHRM-CP

Vice President of Operations

My favorite moment in Monterey County was at the Monterey Zoo. Feeding the elephants while staying overnight at Vision Quest is a unique experience that shouldn’t be missed.


Rob O'Keefe

Interim President & CEO

My favorite moments in Monterey are when my toes are in the sand, with the sun on my face and a warm breeze to soothe the soul.


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