Visit Huntington Beach Staff

Killer Miller
Kelly Miller, CDME
President & CEO

Kelly is the VHB team leader, responsible for strategic destination management and vision setting. He is a true tourism industry advocate and Surf City USA champion!

John Ehlenfeldt, CDME, CMP
Executive Vice President

John is responsible for overall VHB operations and financial management and is the HR department, in addition to overseeing Group Sales.

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Omark A. Holmes
Chief Marketing Officer

Omark guides VHB's overall marketing strategy, ensuring coordination and harmony between departments.

Nicole Llido
Nicole Llido, IOM
Vice President of Administration and Community Engagement

Nicole reboots office computers to fix them and oversees office operations and the Visitor & Partner Services department. She’s often seen out and about in the community, supporting events and assisting our industry partners.

Jennifer Tong
Jennifer Tong
Director of Public Relations and Communications

Jennifer leads all public relations and communications efforts, encompassing media relations, strategic communications, campaign development, and more.

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John Todora
Sales Executive

John, a.k.a. JT, brings his love of cars and group meetings to Huntington Beach.

Sophia Valdivia
Senior Manager of Business Development

Sophia is the film fairy-godmother who also sells Huntington Beach to VHB's top-tier international travel trade markets.

Brittany Tesmer
Brittany Tesmer
Digital Marketing Manager

Brittany coordinates Surf City USA's social media channels, the Surf City USA blog, digital media hub and the annual Visitor's Guide.

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Heather Saez
Tourism and Partner Services Manager

Heather is the new CRM guru and oversees partner website listings and deals, the event calendar, publication distribution, and provides travel trade support for Sophia Valdivia.