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ABOUT US

Welcome to Mesa, Arizona. A gateway city to one of the most dynamic regions in the country. With countless places for new discoveries, competitive sports, wild west adventures and farm to table cuisine, Mesa is a city that knows no bounds. From urban to rural, mountain peak to desert floor, arts and culture to wildlife and nightlife, each and every guest is given unparalleled access to one of the richest arrays of visitor offerings in the country. A geographic wonderland, Mesa is close to the Tonto National Forest and the iconic Superstition Mountains, but far enough to experience the wide-open and true Arizona vacation. From here, all things are possible, leaving you breathless and sure to show you why we are "City Limitless."

Vision

Mesa and its surrounding regional partners are globally recognized as the preeminent visitor destination in Arizona.

Mission

To promote Mesa and its neighboring partner communities as a premier business and leisure travel destination on behalf of our stakeholders.

Visitors Mean Business

Click HERE to see annual statistics on how the tourism industry impacts our local and state economies.

Board of Directors: EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2018-2019

  • RICH ADAMS

    Chairperson (Emeritus)
    Southwest Business Credit Services
  • MIKE HUTCHINSON

    Vice Chairperson
    East Valley Partnership
  • CARL GRUPP

    Secretary
    Camelback Odyssey Travel
  • DENNIS KAVANAUGH

    Treasurer
    Dennis Kavanaugh, P.C.
  • DAVE WIER

    Immediate Past Chair
    Arizona Business Bank

MEMBERS OF THE BOARD

  • DEBBIE JOHNSON

    Arizona Office of Tourism
  • SALLY HARRISON

    Mesa Chamber of Commerce
  • MARC HEIRSHBERG

    Parks and Recreation-City of Mesa
  • JAYE O'DONNELL

    Economic Development-City of Mesa
  • MARNIE SCHUBERT

    Town of Queen Creek
  • MIKE MARUCA

    Hilton Phoenix/Mesa
  • DAVE MURRAY

    Hyatt Place Phoenix-Mesa
  • CHRIS GLOVER

    City of Mesa, Councilmember
  • J. BRIAN O’NEILL

    Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority
  • GINA RODRIGUEZ

    Elegancia Development Group
  • MARYANNE ALEMAN

    Residence Inn by Marriott Phoenix Mesa East
  • CHARLIE GREGORY

    Mesa K Ready
  • LEVI LEYBA

    Owl5 Creative Agency
  • ROBERT POTTBERG

    Delta Hotels-Marriott Phoenix Mesa

EMERITUS MEMBERS

  • TOM RHODES

    Arque Capital, Ltd
  • STEVE WEST

    Udall Shumway
  • MARTY WHALEN

    Gateway Bank
  • MIKE WHALEN

    Centurion Custom Security
  • GARY LEVINE

STAFF:

  • MARC GARCIA

    President and CEO
  • KIMBERLY FOREST

    Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing
  • MICHELLE STREETER

    Vice President, Communications & Partner Relations
  • GAYLE SAVO

    Director of Administration
  • JENNIE DENISON

    Senior Director, National Sales
  • SUZANNE KELLER, CSEE

    Director of Sports
  • CHELSEA COUCHENOUR

    Travel Industry Sales Manager
  • GINGER ST. PIERRE

    Digital Strategy Manager
  • TERRIE GARDNER

    Partner Relations Manager
  • BARBARA CIPOLARO

    Concierge and Executive Assistant
  • JOHANNA LOVETT

    Communications Coordinator
  • MARCO ORDONEZ

    Sales Coordinator
  • CAROLYN SEXAUER

    Sales Special Projects