Meet the Team

Meet the destination experts behind Visit Galveston.

At Visit Galveston, our team of passionate local experts are here to help make your vacation or event a memorable experience. Get in touch and see how we can help you get the most out of your Galveston experience.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Tony Lyle, CTA

Phone: (409) 797-5163

Sales & Services Team
DIRECTOR OF SALES AND SERVICES
Bryan Kunz, CTA, STS

Phone: (409) 797-5157

REGIONAL SALES DIRECTOR
Dottie Bossley, CDME, CTA

Phone: (409) 797-5126

NATIONAL SALES MANAGER
Ciara Basile, CTA

Phone: (409) 797-5127

SALES MANAGER
Tiffaney Gonzales, CTA

Phone: (409) 797-5128

CLIENT SERVICES COORDINATOR
Kellie Gonzalez, CTA

Phone: (409) 797-5136

SPORTS SALES MANAGER
Hannah Burkig, CTA

Phone: (409) 797-5165

Destination Services Team
DIRECTOR OF DESTINATION SERVICES
Shawna Reid, CTA

Phone: (409) 797-5122

DESTINATION SERVICES MANAGER
Dave Baca

Phone: (409) 797-5154

Marketing Team
SENIOR DIRECTOR OF MARKETING
Melody Smith, CTE, CTA

Phone: (409) 797-5123

DIGITAL MARKETING MANAGER
Clayton Kolavo, CTA

Phone: (409) 797-5120

BRAND MANAGER
Natalie Paul, CTA

Phone: (409) 797-5164

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Scott Moon, CTA

Phone: (409) 797-5125

DIGITAL CONTENT STRATEGIST
Sydney Macapagal, CTA

Phone: (409) 797-5143

MULTIMEDIA CONTENT CREATOR
Roger Velazquez, CTA

Phone: (409) 797-5166

MARKETING COORDINATOR
Shaelin Murphy, CTA

Phone: (409) 939-0620

Communications Team
SENIOR PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER
Mary Beth Bassett, CTA

Phone: (409) 797-5121

PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER
Mackenzie Finklea, CTA

Phone: (409) 797-5029

PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER
Caitlin Carnes, CTA

Phone: (409) 797-5152

OFFICE COORDINATOR
Vanessa Romero, CTA

Phone: (409) 797-5146

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