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Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate

Meet the Team

Experience Kissimmee's Industry Partner Relations Team, Staff & Board

Our mission is to create economic opportunity for our community by driving visitation to the destination. Reach out to get in touch with our friendly, helpful staff.

Industry Partner Relations

Emily Shorrock

Senior Director of Industry Partner Relations

Jax Alberto

Jax Alberto

Industry Partner Relations Manager

Tiffany Cookro

CRM Specialist

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Brittney Lumb

Advertising Sales Coordinator

Patricia Alfaro

Patricia Alfaro

Administrative Assistant

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Misty Johantgen

Chief Operating Officer

Casey Leppanen

Chief Marketing Officer

Jason Holic

Sr. Vice President of Operations and Community Engagement

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Jessica Beers

Executive Director of the Kissimmee Sports Commission

Business Applications & Insights

James Harnage

Senior Manager of Technology

Charly Mora

System Support Specialist

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Frida Bahja

Director of Research

Event Management

Julie Dermis

Director of Event Management

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Sarah Pond

Sr. Event Planner

Madison Thomason

Madison Thomason

Associate Event Planner

Sarah Squires

Event Coordinator

International & Domestic Sales

Yinglu Tian

Sr. Director of International & Domestic Sales

Mojca Estes

International and Domestic Sales Manager

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Alessandra Ueno Schomburg

International and Domestic Sales Manager

Crystal Snow

Crystal Snow

Administrative Assistant

Kissimmee Sports Commission

Tyler Weyant

Director of Sports Development

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Breanna Hicks

Sports Development Representative

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Ryan Jones

Sports Development Representative

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Allie Magrino

Sports Marketing Coordinator

Marketing & Communications

Juliana Leveroni

Director of Communications

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Karen Schlicht

Media Relations Manager

Keri Woody

Media Relations Manager

Andreina Jimene

Andreina Jimenez

Media Relations Coordinator

Emily Flores

Manager of Interactive Media

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Kasten Guarnieri

Interactive Media Coordinator

Nathanael Saldaña

Director of Brand and Content Studio

Sarah Siddiqui

Creative Lead

Nathan Nguyen


Grant Toranzo

Grant Toranzo

Sr. Graphic Designer

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Lois Kamandulis

Graphic Designer

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Joao Mendes

Manager of Social Media

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Alex Mock

Social Media Coordinator

Nick Floyd

Content Lead

Lisa Chipungu

Lisa Detering-Chipungu

Sr. Manager of Marketing

Judy Durney

Judy Durney

Marketing Specialist

Lurvin Millward


Brian Kachelmeyer

Senior Production Coordinator

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Foeysien Betances

Senior Administrative Assistant

Meeting Sales & Services

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Michelle Moore

Sr. Director of Meeting Sales & Services

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Omaira Soto

Meeting Sales and Services Manager

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Dahiana Bueno

Meeting Sales and Services Manager

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Jamie Brooks

Meeting Sales and Services Manager

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Jamila Montalvo

Meeting Sales and Services Manager

Linda Alexander

Linda Alexander

Meeting Sales and Services Representative

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Emilee Wisda

Administrative Assistant


Julia DeVault

Director of Human Resources

Heidi Velasquez

Human Resources Generalist

Robin Poché

Sr. Director of Finance

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Joseph Vinci

Finance Coordinator

Michele Jeanette Krajnyk

Payroll/AR Administrator

Ruth-Ann Spencer-Johnson


Melissa Vallejo

Sr. Manager of Operations and Community Engagement

Caitlyn Best

Business Operations Coordinator

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