Board of Directors

Mission Statement

Visit Tucson's mission is to drive economic development by connecting visitors with their ideal travel and meeting experiences in Tucson. Visit Tucson is financially supported by the City of Tucson, Pima County, the Town of Oro Valley, and more than 400 individual and business partners. See how Tourism Powers Southern Arizona.


Board Of Directors

Executive Committee

John Denker, Chair – Vice President of Marketing, University of Arizona

Andrew Stegen, Vice-Chair – Complex Director, Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa

Otton Suarez, Secretary – General Manager, El Conquistador Tucson, A Hilton Resort

Glenn Grabski, Treasurer – General Manager, Tucson Convention Center

Dan Cavanagh, Member-At-Large – Consultant, Lloyd Construction

Laura Shaw, Member-At-Large – Senior Vice President, Sun Corridor Inc.

Nancy Kluge, Immediate Past Chair – President, Reid Park Zoological Society


Board Members

General Business

Carol Blomstrand, CEO – Trumpet Social Media

Steve Earnhart, Market President – iHeartMedia

Evan Feldhausen, Tax Shareholder – BeachFleischman

Bob Hoffman, President – Tucson Roadrunners

Dr. Amanda Kraus, Assistant Vice President – Campus Life – University of Arizona


Hospitality/Visitor Services

Nate Ares, Partner – Ares Collective Restaurants

Moniqua Lane, Owner/Developer/Property Manager – The Downtown Clifton Hotel and The Citizen Hotel

Hillary Louarti, Owner – Diamond Transportation

Chris Squires, Managing Partner – Ten 55 Brewing Company

Laura True, Owner – White Stallion Ranch

Bryan Tubaugh, CEO – Aligned Hospitality Management


Members at Large

David Hatfield, Senior Director of Air Service Development and Marketing – Tucson Airport Authority



Elaine Becherer, Mayor's Appointee to Visit Tucson's Board  City of Tucson

Sharon Bronson, Chair – Pima County Board of Supervisors, District 3

Josh Nicholson, Councilmember – Oro Valley Town Council


Next Board Meeting Date & Agenda

Visit Tucson Board Meeting
7:30 a.m.,
Thursday, June 23, 2022
Tucson Convention Center: Mohave Room (map)


Future Board Meeting Dates

  • TBA


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Our Team

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Research & Data