Sales Team

Visit Huntington Beach's sales team is here to help you plan a successful meeting in Surf City USA. Contact one of our sales staff today to get more information and start the planning process!

John Ehlenfeldt, CMP
Executive Vice President of Sales and Administration
714-969-3492, x204
Territory: National

John has over 17 years of combined sales and destination marketing experience with previous stints at the Canadian Tourism Commission, Monterey County CVB, and Long Beach Convention Center. He is an active member and Past President of the Southern California chapters of both Society of Incentive Travel Executives (SITE) and Meeting Professionals International (MPI).

Elsie Jean Rodriguez
Director of National Sales
714-969-3492, x202
Territory: National

Elsie brings over 20 years of hotel account and sales management experience, along with an extensive background in food and beverage, to Visit Huntington Beach. She previously represented the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa, Omni Los Angeles Hotel, and The Balboa Bay Resort, beginning with a 9-year stint at Huntington Beach's own Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel.