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Staff Directory

The Colorado Springs CVB mission, “We Bring More Visitors to Colorado Springs at Pikes Peak,” is no small task. Our dedicated staff works year round to create awareness, generate interest, inspire travel and book meetings & events.

Executive Office

Colorado Springs CVB - Doug Price

Doug Price
President & CEO
Local: 719.685.7633
Toll Free: 800.888.4748, Ext. 133

With 34 years of experience as an executive with Marriott, public speaker, published author, education and development executive for Destination Marketing Association International and now President & CEO of the Colorado Springs CVB, Doug Price has a unique and broad perspective on marketing, travel, hospitality, sales, customer service and events.

Colorado Springs CVB - Jim Cassidy

Jim Cassidy

Chief Financial Officer
Local: 719.685.7628
Toll Free: 800.888.4748, Ext. 128
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Colorado Springs CVB - Gaby Stephenson

Gaby Stephenson
Executive Assistant
Local: 719.685.7652
Toll Free: 800.888.4748, Ext. 152
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Convention Sales & Servicing

Colorado Springs - Pam SherfeseePam Sherfesee
Vice President of Sales
Local: 719.685.7634
Toll Free: 800.888.4748, Ext. 134
Contact Pam

Pam joined the CVB in 1994 and oversees the sales team. She works with associations headquartered in states east of the Mississippi River, handles conventions and works with associates of HelmsBriscoe and Experient. Pam enjoys gardening, skeet shooting and spending time with her husband and 2 kitties, Poody & Socks.

Colorado Springs CVB - Kathy Reak

Kathy Reak
Director of Convention Sales
Local: 719.685.7632
Toll Free: 800.888.4748, Ext. 132
Contact Kathy

Kathy joined the CVB in 1998. She handles meetings and conventions for religious and corporate markets as well as associations in Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Texas and Wisconsin and works with associates of ConferenceDirect. Kathy enjoys bowling, designing greeting cards, golfing and spending time with her husband and her dog, Reilly.

Natalie Hirsch
Sales Manager, Government & Education
Local: 719.685.7638
Toll Free: 800.888.4748, Ext. 138
Contact Natalie

Natalie joined the CVB in 2012.  She handles all Government/ Military, Military Reunions, Associations headquartered in states west of the Mississippi River, Education Associations, Fraternal, and Defense Contractors.  Natalie is a Colorado native who enjoys camping, hiking, target shooting and spending time with her family, friends, 3 kitties, and her dog Oakie. 

Jennifer Dellinger
Group Servicing Manager
Local: 719.685.7626
Toll Free: 800.888.4748, Ext. 126
Contact Jennifer

Jennifer joined the CVB in 2012 and services all groups and events, providing them with Official Visitor Guides, maps, attendee bags and other items. She is a recent graduate of Grand Valley State University with a degree in Hospitality & Tourism, emphasis in Event Planning.

Sports & Special Events

Colorado Springs CVB - Cheryl McCullough

Cheryl McCullough
Senior Sales Manager - Sports & Special Events
Local: 719.685.7642
Toll Free: 800.888.4748, Ext. 142
Contact Cheryl McCullough

Cheryl joined the CVB in 1998. Cheryl's degree in sales & marketing, CVB experience and native roots in Colorado Springs provide her with a great background to assist sports event-rights holders, tournament directors & event organizers with their planning needs. She enjoys spending time with her family and 3 dogs, fishing, gardening & traveling.

Colorado Springs CVB - Rio Porter

Rio Porter
Sports & Group Sales Coordinator
Local: 719.685.7625
Toll Free: 800.888.4748, Ext. 125
Contact Rio

Rio joined the CVB in 2013, bringing with her extensive experience in sports event and destination marketing.

 

Domestic Tourism

Colorado Springs CVB - Betty Jo Cardona

Betty Jo Cardona
Sales Manager
Local: 719.685.7629
Toll Free: 800.888.4748, Ext. 129
Contact Betty Jo

Betty Jo joined the CVB in 2001. She handles student travel, motor-coach groups, scouting groups and family and class reunions. Betty Jo is involved in all things history-related, such as the Manitou Springs Heritage Center and the Historic Preservation Alliance of Colorado Springs. She enjoys gardening, hiking and playing with her grandchildren.

International Tourism

Floy Kennedy

Floy Kennedy
Sales Manager, International 
Local: 719.685.7635
Toll Free: 800.888.4748, Ext. 135
Contact Floy

After more than 25 years in the hospitality industry in Florida and Arizona, Floy began her career at the CVB in 2008. Floy is responsible for all inbound international tourism, both leisure and group. She loves to take her dog, Ozzy, on long walks, garden and spend time with friends.

Marketing, Web & PR

Colorado Springs CVB - Amy Long

Amy Long
Vice President of Marketing & Partnerships
Local: 719.685.7630
Toll Free: 800.888.4748, Ext. 130
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Colorado Springs CVB - Chelsy Murphy

Chelsy Murphy
Director of Communications
Local: 719.685.7639
Toll Free: 800.888.4748, Ext. 139
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Niki MillerColorado Springs CVB - Niki Miller
Online Marketing & Publications Manager

Local: 719.685.7641
Toll Free: 800.888.4748 ext. 141
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Denise Noble - Marketing CoordinatorDenise Noble
Marketing Coordinator
Local: 719.685.7637
Toll Free: 800.888.4748 ext. 137
Contact Denise

 

 

Partnership & Events

Colorado Springs CVB - Sharen Piper

Sharen Piper
Director of Partnership Sales & Events

Local: 719.685.7627
Toll Free: 800.888.4748, Ext. 127
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Allison Weist
Partnership Coordinator
Local: 719.685.7621
Toll Free: 800.888.4748, Ext. 121
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Visitor Information Services & Visitor Center

Colorado Springs CVB - Christy Long

Christy Long
Director of Visitor Services
Local: 719-685-7623
Toll Free: 800-888-4748, Ext. 123
Contact Christy

 

 

Colorado Springs CVB - Doris McCraw

Doris McCraw
Visitor Information Specialist
Local: 719-635-7506, Ext. 0
Toll Free: 800-888-4748, Ext. 0
Contact Doris