|Mike Testa||President & CEOemail@example.com
|Daniel Santucci||Director of Accountingfirstname.lastname@example.org
|Harminder Chahal||Staff Accountantemail@example.com
|Sheri Graciano, PHR||Director of Human Resourcesfirstname.lastname@example.org
|Julie von Geldern||Office Manageremail@example.com
|Elizabeth Anderson||Office Administratorfirstname.lastname@example.org
|Zephaniah Smith||Office Services Coordinatoremail@example.com
|Nadine Devincenzi||Information Specialistfirstname.lastname@example.org
|Bobbie Mier||Information Specialistemail@example.com
|Madeline Atlee||Information Specialistfirstname.lastname@example.org
President & CEO, Visit Sacramento
As President and Chief Executive Officer of Visit Sacramento, Mike is honored to lead a team of sales and marketing professionals who are committed to creating demand for Sacramento as a convention, leisure travel, sports, food, and film destination to drive hotel room nights, create economic impact, and to improve the quality of life of our region’s residents.
Mike was formerly the Chief Operating Officer and SVP for Visit Sacramento. Prior to his service with Visit Sacramento, he was the director of sales and marketing for the Downtown Sacramento Partnership. From 1992 to 1998, Testa held a variety of communications, finance, and sales and marketing positions with a Sacramento-based political consulting firm and a subsidiary of San Francisco-based PG&E.
Daniel Santucci, CPA
Director of Accounting
Dan has been a Certified Public Accountant for many years. His duties include all aspects of accounting for Visit Sacramento.
Sheri Graciano, PHR
Director of Human Resources
Graciano has spent more than 25 years in human resources in various industries including biotech, advertising, branding, Internet-based, and now hospitality.
Her current duties include recruiting, employee relations, performance management, compensation planning, benefits management, payroll services, and training. She is also a great party planner and heads up the internal fun patrol, AKA the "Peanut Gallery."
Besides being the consummate HR pro, Graciano has the coolest Italian sounding name of all the Visit Sacramento employees.
Julie von Geldern
Julie von Geldern has been with Visit Sacramento since July 2003. As the Office Manager, she is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the main office and overseeing the Old Sacramento Visitors Center. Her duties include providing support for the entire 40-plus-person staff, ranging from computer assistance to keeping the office stocked with supplies. In addition, she supervises the front desk, office support and Visitor Center staffs.
Von Geldern led the office move for staff in 2004 from the previous building to the current one at 1608 I St. She oversaw the interior design of the office, the addition of new furniture and installation of office equipment.
Prior to Visit Sacramento, von Geldern was employed with Mering and Associates Advertising agency for 10 years as their Office Manager and Print Production Manager.
Julie enjoys golfing, running, skiing, swimming and spending time with her son, Erik.
Office Services Coordinator
This Arkansas native joined the staff in 2000 as the Office Services Coordinator. He manages the office shipping and receiving, distribution of Visitors' Guides throughout the city and the U.S., pick-ups and deliveries, inventory of office supplies and mail services.
Upon leaving Arkansas, Smith ventured west to discover gold. Soon after arriving in Sacramento, Smith realized this river city was home. His background includes data entry and shipping and receiving. "Z's" number-one hobby is the Dallas Cowboys and all things Cowboys. He and his wife Stephanie have three children, daughters Talija and Lanice, and a son, "ZJ."
Nadine DeVincenzi is an Information Specialist with Visit Sacramento devoted to overseeing the front desk, assisting with tourist information, answering phones and handling all requests for Visitors' Guides. Prior to this she spent several years as a Legal Assistant and over 20 years in the Stock Brokerage business.
Nadine's favorite pastimes include theater, dance and spending time with her grandson.