|Sonya Bradley||Chief Marketing Officeremail@example.com
|Sue Stauffer||Director of Creative Servicesfirstname.lastname@example.org
|Dawn Brown||Convention Marketing Manageremail@example.com
|Brandon Darnell||Content Marketing Managerfirstname.lastname@example.org
|Matthew Guillory||Tourism Marketing Manageremail@example.com
|Alyssa Green||Business Intelligence & Convention Marketing Coordinatorfirstname.lastname@example.org
|Joselyn Nussbaum||CRM & Marketing Technology Manageremail@example.com
|Karlee Cemo-McIntosh||Sacramento365 Marketing & Business Development Managerfirstname.lastname@example.org
|Jamila Khan||Content & Social Media Coordinator,
|Annie Fairburn||Content Specialist, Sacramento365email@example.com
|Steve Duroncelet||Graphic Designerfirstname.lastname@example.org
Chief Marketing Officer
Sonya Bradley started with Visit Sacramento in 2002 as Director of Marketing Services. She took the reins as Vice President of Marketing in 2007, responsible for the strategic development and execution of the "Discover Gold" brand strategy for the convention and tourism (trade and consumer) markets. She's responsible for the development of Visit Sacramento's strategic business plan; managing marketing strategies, tactics (media buying, direct marketing, website and trade shows) and budget; and overseeing the eight-person marketing team that includes marketing services, tourism marketing, market intelligence and graphic design.
Before joining Visit Sacramento, Bradley worked at the San Jose CVB for eight years serving in various marketing communications capacities, and prior to that in retail advertising for a major drug store chain. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Pepperdine University and a Masters of Science from San Jose State University. She's a first-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and enjoys spending time with her family, going to baseball games, traveling and reading.
Director of Creative Services
As the Director of Creative Services, Sue Stauffer's responsibilities include the development and execution of Sacramento's image as a convention and visitor destination by providing creative direction for many Visit Sacramento events and promotions. She manages the design and copy for the triannual Visitors' Guide as well as many other projects. Stauffer also oversees the development of the County of Sacramento exhibit at the California State Fair, which has consistently won awards for the past several years.
Stauffer joined Visit Sacramento originally in 1979 and has an extensive background in Sacramento's advertising industry. Before joining Visit Sacramento, Stauffer held positions in advertising, real estate development and interior design. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in design from U.C. Davis.
Her leisure time includes interior design, drawing, traveling and dining in Sacramento while attending to her canine companion, Joseph.
Convention Marketing Manager
Dawn's professional journey began in Florida as a vacation planner. She returned to the West Coast as a meeting research analyst in Irvine and began her marketing career in San Diego. Palm Springs introduced her to the hotel industry where she eventually landed at the Palm Springs Desert Resorts CVA for three years. She returned home and began working for Visit Sacramento in 2000.
At Visit Sacramento, Dawn manages and executes the marketing programs that support the business objectives while integrating the overall brand strategy. She manages the convention sales tradeshows and client events, designs microsites and produces content and collateral.
Content Marketing Manager
Brandon Darnell came to work for Visit Sacramento as content marketing manager in 2012. He graduated from California State University, Sacramento, with a degree in journalism. He began his career as a journalist working for a local newspaper in Lincoln, Calif., before eventually coming back to Sacramento to work for an online daily news site. While there, he covered the arts, food and drink, business and local politics.
Between jobs in journalism, Brandon moved to Paris, France, and spent time traveling as well as writing freelance articles for a variety of travel, auto and lifestyle publications.
At Visit Sacramento, Brandon oversees blog design and content, the Visit Sacramento website, manages social media strategies, and creates and edits written, photographic and video content.
Tourism Marketing Manager
Matthew Guillory joined Visit Sacramento in 2011 as tourism content marketing manager. He is responsible for creating compelling content to support and develop the goals and mission of the Tourism department. He develops content for the Visit Sacramento website, blog, newsletters and other collateral materials used by the Tourism and Marketing departments to sell Sacramento as a destination for group and consumer travel.
Matthew graduated from Loyola University New Orleans with a B.A. in Communications/Public Relations. In his spare time, Matthew enjoys traveling, food and movies.
Business Intelligence & Convention Marketing Coordinator
With a Bachelor's degree in Travel and Tourism from Brigham Young University, Alyssa's studies led her to the travel industry working as a travel consultant for several years. She now continues her career path at Visit Sacramento as the organization's Business Intelligence & Convention Marketing Coordinator - researching market trends, developing the monthly Market Intel Report, providing good fit prospects for the sales team, assisting with trade show logistics, and as a member of the social media team, contributes to the Visit Sacramento social media platforms and oversees the family and kids blog, sacramentokids.net.
A resident of Sacramento for the past 16 years, Alyssa has always had a passion for this community and loves to share with others the rich amenities the region offers to residents and visitors. As a mom of two, Alyssa volunteers with her son's Cub Scout pack, likes to spend time with family and friends, and reads in her spare time.
CRM & Marketing Technology Manager
Joselyn began working at Visit Sacramento in 2013 as the Tourism Coordinator. At the time, the organization was switching to a new customer relationship management system that is better suited for destination marketing organizations, and she helped facilitate this process. Her interest in technology and ability to learn new programs proved useful, and she began instructing both Visit Sacramento staff and external partner organizations on how to use the system. In her current role, Joselyn is responsible for maximizing the overall functionality and use of the organization's technological platforms.
Prior to her time at Visit Sacramento, Joselyn worked and studied in Germany and Sweden. She was also a travel agent for several years, and has seen more of the world than her own homeland. She has a BA in Psychology, an MS in Business & Economics, and is currently taking classes at Sacramento City College to obtain an AS in Web Development. She enjoys a good book, a good crossword puzzle, a great beer, and finding subtle ways to annoy her cat.
Marketing & Business Development Manager for Sacramento365, Visit Sacramento
A Sacramento native with an undeniable passion for her city, Karlee Cemo-McIntosh found her niche as the Marketing and Business Development Manager for Sacramento365, a brand of Visit Sacramento that serves as the region's largest all-inclusive arts and entertainment resource.
In her role, she manages the marketing, content, advertising and partnerships, along with overseeing a passionate team to ensure the region's arts, cultural, community, and recreational events are highlighted on the online calendar, partner calendars, blogs, and across social networks.
Prior to joining Visit Sacramento, Karlee served as the Director of Marketing for a local law firm and managed the marketing for two start-ups.
She has a Bachelor's degree from San Diego State University in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis in Journalism, Sociology, Television and Film.
Karlee is an avid sports fan, especially when it comes to all things Kings or SF Giants. She spends her free time with family and friends, exploring the Sacramento food scene and making the 15-minute walk to the Golden 1 Center to watch her favorite team play.
Content & Social Media Coordinator, Sacramento365
Jamila B. Khan is the Content & Social Media Coordinator at Sacramento365, the year-round source for events for residents and visitors. At Sacramento365, Jamila works with the Marketing & Development Manager and a passionate team of interns to ensure the region's arts, cultural and recreational events are highlighted on the online calendar and across social networks. She also steps away from her computer and smartphone to attend and report on a number of these festivities on behalf of the organization -- a difficult task indeed.
Prior to working at Visit Sacramento, she learned the craft of social storytelling as an editorial assistant at the Style Media Group and as an account executive at the Silicon Valley-based marketing communications firm Jennifer Jones and Partners.
On the off chance that she has free time, Jamila can be found reading up on latest fashion trends and baking her famous Milky Way brownies.
Annie Fairburn is the Content Specialist for Sacramento365. A native of Sacramento, she comes to the bureau with backgrounds in hospitality, advertising, and sales. She enjoys yoga, music, and spending time with her two children.
Steve is a graphic designer in Visit Sacramento's Marketing department. He's a sixteen-year employee of Visit Sacramento and has previous experience as production artist, graphic designer, desktop publisher, prepress operator and illustrator. Although his education is in graphic design he spends his free time as a fine artist and is a member of the art community in Sacramento.