Visit Huntington Beach Staff
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 oversees VHB group sales and, when not traveling for a tradeshow, can be found wearing his Human Resources and Administration hat back at the office.
Susan is the strategic destination marketing guru, responsible for brand leadership, and overall marketing, communications, travel trade and film management.
Nicole reboots office computers to fix them and is our CRM/ CMS wizard, in addition to managing all things IT for our DMO. As Director of Visitor and Partner Services, she manages the Ambassador, Visitor Kiosk, and Volunteer Programs. She's often seen out and about in the community, supporting events and assisting our industry partners.
Elsie Jean is a lean mean fighting machine who travels the country selling Huntington Beach as the ultimate beach meeting destination.
Rachel is responsible for creative content across all marketing platforms, including communications, social media, and all things shiny.
Sophia is the film fairy-godmother who also sells Huntington Beach to VHB's top-tier international travel trade markets.
Jennifer coordinates VHB's public relations and is the office social media maven and official calligrapher.
Tonya splits her valuable time between helping the group sales department sell Huntington Beach and supporting the Visitor and Partner Services department staff.
Steffany cracks the whip around the office and keeps everything running smoothly.
Find Kevin most days at the Visitor Information Kiosk at Pier Plaza. Kelley Jo, Terry, and Denice make the rounds throughout Downtown Huntington Beach as VHB's Surf City USA Ambassadors. Look for the yellow shirts and smiling faces!