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Meet Your Sales Team

Headquarters / San Diego, CA

750 B Street, Suite 1500
San Diego, CA 92101
Margie Sitton
Margie Sitton
Sr. Vice President of Sales & Services
Ph: 619.557.2850
Fax: 619.696.9371
Jarrod Finley
Jarrod Finley
Vice President of Sales
Ph: 619.557.2821
Fax: 619.696.9371

Market Includes: Emerging Market Development

Ernie Rossow
Ernie Rossow
National Sales Director
Ph: 619.557.2833
Fax: 619.696.9371

Market Includes: Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and HPN (vertical)

Veronica Rivera
Veronica Rivera
National Sales Director
Ph: 619.557.2803
Fax: 619.696.9371

Market Includes: Southern California: Los Angeles, Orange County, San Bernardino, Imperial, Riverside, and San Diego

Regional Offices

Midwest Region


Andrea Cowsar
Andrea O'Hara, CMP
National Sales Director
Ph: 816.492.6203

Market Includes: Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin

Michael Steffen
Michael Steffen
National Sales Manager
Ph: 312.943.5399
Fax: 312.943.0399

Market Includes: Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan

Chirine Arbadji
National Sales Director
Ph: 817.996.2234

Market Includes: Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas

Northeast Region


Lori Alstrom, CMP, National Sales Director
Lori Alstrom, CMP
National Sales Director
Ph: 716.693.2697

New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire

Mid-Atlantic Region / Washington, DC


MIchelle Coombs
Michelle Coombs
National Sales Director
Ph: 703.647.6893

Market Includes: Virginia and West Virginia

Debbie Jordan
Debbie Jordan, CASE
National Sales Director
Ph: 410.990.0771

Market Includes: Washington DC, Delaware, and Maryland

Pacific Northwest Region


Alicia A. Moneyhun
National Sales Director
Ph: 425.947.7902

Northern California, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

Southeast Region


Jennifer Hicks
Jennifer Smith Hicks, CMP, CASE
National Sales Director
Ph: 404.627.3401
Fax: 703.706.5305

Market Includes: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky

Specialty Markets


Gillian Ware
Gillian Ware, CMP
National Sales Director
Ph: 619.557.2825
Fax: 619.696.9371

Specialty Market Includes: Military, Government, Education, Multicultural, and Sacramento, CA

Brianne Mouton
Brianne Mouton, CMP
National Sales Manager
Ph: 512.992.2128

Specialty Market Includes: Clubs/Hobby Groups, Religious, Fraternal/Social, and Service Groups

Annie Tippin
Annie Tippin
National Sales Manager
Ph: 619.557.2835
Fax: 619.696.9371

Specialty: Small Meetings: 35 on peak – all segments (excluding incentive groups)

Site Management


Ted File
Ted File
Director of Site Inspections & Conference Services
Ph: 619.557.2843
Fax: 619.696.9371
Maranda Tippin
Maranda Tippin
Site Experience Specialist
Ph: 619.557.2844
Fax: 619.696.9371
Rob Anaya
Rob Anaya
Site Experience Specialist
Ph: 619.557.2836
Fax: 619.696.9371
Mike Nush
Mike Nush
Site Experience Specialist
Ph: 619.557.2805
Fax: 619.696.9371

Event Management


Pascale Senejoux
Pascale Senejoux, CMP
Director, Event Management
Ph: 619.557.2817
Fax: 619.696.9371
Julie Hauger
Julie Hauger, CMP
Event Manager
Ph: 619.557.2878
Fax: 619.696.9371

Convention Center Sales


Rick Outcalt
Rick Outcalt
Sr. Vice President of Citywide Sales
Ph: 619.557.2851
Fax: 619.696.9371
Anne Harley
Anne Hartley
National Sales Director
Ph: 619.557.2872
Fax: 619.696.9371

Market Includes: Citywide Arizona, California, Missouri, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington

Dave Matta
Dave Matta
National Sales Director
Ph: 619.557.2871
Fax: 619.696.9371

Market Includes: Citywide Alabama, Connecticut, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maine, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, and West Virginia

Jacqueline Scott
Jacqueline Scott
National Sales Director
Ph: 619.557.2875
Fax: 619.696.9371

Market Includes: Citywide Alaska, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming, ConferenceDirect, and HelmsBriscoe

Omaira Goodwin
Sales Coordinator
Ph: 619.557.2873
Fax: 619.696.9371

Midwest Region / Chicago

676 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 3150
Chicago, IL 60611
Angie Ranalli
Angie Ranalli, CMP
Vice President of Sales - Midwest Regional Leader
Ph: 312.943.5399
Fax: 312.943.0399

Market Includes: Citywide Illinois

Maria Andriola
Maria Andriola
National Sales Director
Ph: 312.943.5399
Fax: 312.943.0399

Markets Include: Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wisconsin.

Margy Simco
Sales Coordinator
Ph: 312.943.5399
Fax: 312.943.0399

Eastern Region / Washington, DC

1600 Duke Street, Suite 210
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phyllis Bradley Azama
Phyllis Bradley Azama
Vice President of Sales - Eastern Region
Ph: 703.647.6880
Fax: 703.706.5305

Market Includes: Citywide Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C.

Damara Gomez
Damara Gomez
National Sales Director
Ph: 703.647.6883
Fax: 703.706.5305

Market Includes: Citywide Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C.

Lynn Whitehead
Lynn Whitehead
National Sales Director
Ph: 703.647.6882
Fax: 703.706.5305

Market Includes: Citywide Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C.

Nina Harris
Sales Coordinator
Ph: 703.647.6884
Fax: 703.706.5305

Headquarters / San Diego, CA

750 B Street, Suite 1500
San Diego, CA 92101
Margie Sitton
Margie Sitton
Sr. Vice President of Sales & Services
Ph: 619.557.2850
Fax: 619.696.9371
Jarrod Finley
Jarrod Finley
Vice President of Sales
Ph: 619.557.2821
Fax: 619.696.9371

Market Includes: Emerging Market Development

Ernie Rossow
Ernie Rossow
National Sales Director
Ph: 619.557.2833
Fax: 619.696.9371

Market Includes: Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and HPN (vertical)

Veronica Rivera
Veronica Rivera
National Sales Director
Ph: 619.557.2803
Fax: 619.696.9371

Market Includes: Southern California: Los Angeles, Orange County, San Bernardino, Imperial, Riverside, and San Diego

Regional Offices

Midwest Region


Andrea Cowsar
Andrea O'Hara, CMP
National Sales Director
Ph: 816.492.6203

Market Includes: Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin

Michael Steffen
Michael Steffen
National Sales Manager
Ph: 312.943.5399
Fax: 312.943.0399

Market Includes: Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan

Chirine Arbadji
National Sales Director
Ph: 817.996.2234

Market Includes: Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas

Northeast Region


Lori Alstrom, CMP, National Sales Director
Lori Alstrom, CMP
National Sales Director
Ph: 716.693.2697

New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire

Mid-Atlantic Region / Washington, DC


MIchelle Coombs
Michelle Coombs
National Sales Director
Ph: 703.647.6893

Market Includes: Virginia and West Virginia

Debbie Jordan
Debbie Jordan, CASE
National Sales Director
Ph: 410.990.0771

Market Includes: Washington DC, Delaware, and Maryland

Pacific Northwest Region


Alicia A. Moneyhun
National Sales Director
Ph: 425.947.7902

Northern California, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

Southeast Region


Jennifer Hicks
Jennifer Smith Hicks, CMP, CASE
National Sales Director
Ph: 404.627.3401
Fax: 703.706.5305

Market Includes: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky

Specialty Markets


Gillian Ware
Gillian Ware, CMP
National Sales Director
Ph: 619.557.2825
Fax: 619.696.9371

Specialty Market Includes: Military, Government, Education, Multicultural, and Sacramento, CA

Brianne Mouton
Brianne Mouton, CMP
National Sales Manager
Ph: 512.992.2128

Specialty Market Includes: Clubs/Hobby Groups, Religious, Fraternal/Social, and Service Groups

Annie Tippin
Annie Tippin
National Sales Manager
Ph: 619.557.2835
Fax: 619.696.9371

Specialty: Small Meetings: 35 on peak – all segments (excluding incentive groups)

Site Management


Ted File
Ted File
Director of Site Inspections & Conference Services
Ph: 619.557.2843
Fax: 619.696.9371
Maranda Tippin
Maranda Tippin
Site Experience Specialist
Ph: 619.557.2844
Fax: 619.696.9371
Rob Anaya
Rob Anaya
Site Experience Specialist
Ph: 619.557.2836
Fax: 619.696.9371
Mike Nush
Mike Nush
Site Experience Specialist
Ph: 619.557.2805
Fax: 619.696.9371

Event Management


Pascale Senejoux
Pascale Senejoux, CMP
Director, Event Management
Ph: 619.557.2817
Fax: 619.696.9371
Julie Hauger
Julie Hauger, CMP
Event Manager
Ph: 619.557.2878
Fax: 619.696.9371

Convention Center Sales Team

If you are planning a short term event within the next 18 months, please contact Convention Center Short Term Sales. If you are planning an event outside of the next 18 months, contact your sales representative below. 

Convention Center Sales


Rick Outcalt
Rick Outcalt
Sr. Vice President of Citywide Sales
Ph: 619.557.2851
Fax: 619.696.9371
Anne Harley
Anne Hartley
National Sales Director
Ph: 619.557.2872
Fax: 619.696.9371

Market Includes: Citywide Arizona, California, Missouri, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington

Dave Matta
Dave Matta
National Sales Director
Ph: 619.557.2871
Fax: 619.696.9371

Market Includes: Citywide Alabama, Connecticut, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maine, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, and West Virginia

Jacqueline Scott
Jacqueline Scott
National Sales Director
Ph: 619.557.2875
Fax: 619.696.9371

Market Includes: Citywide Alaska, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming, ConferenceDirect, and HelmsBriscoe

Omaira Goodwin
Sales Coordinator
Ph: 619.557.2873
Fax: 619.696.9371

Midwest Region / Chicago

676 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 3150
Chicago, IL 60611
Angie Ranalli
Angie Ranalli, CMP
Vice President of Sales - Midwest Regional Leader
Ph: 312.943.5399
Fax: 312.943.0399

Market Includes: Citywide Illinois

Maria Andriola
Maria Andriola
National Sales Director
Ph: 312.943.5399
Fax: 312.943.0399

Markets Include: Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wisconsin.

Margy Simco
Sales Coordinator
Ph: 312.943.5399
Fax: 312.943.0399

Eastern Region / Washington, DC

1600 Duke Street, Suite 210
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phyllis Bradley Azama
Phyllis Bradley Azama
Vice President of Sales - Eastern Region
Ph: 703.647.6880
Fax: 703.706.5305

Market Includes: Citywide Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C.

Damara Gomez
Damara Gomez
National Sales Director
Ph: 703.647.6883
Fax: 703.706.5305

Market Includes: Citywide Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C.

Lynn Whitehead
Lynn Whitehead
National Sales Director
Ph: 703.647.6882
Fax: 703.706.5305

Market Includes: Citywide Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C.

Nina Harris
Sales Coordinator
Ph: 703.647.6884
Fax: 703.706.5305

Mike McDowell
Mike McDowell
President, Sports Commission
Ph: 619.557.2884
Fax: 619.696.9371
Kyle Jones
Kyle Jones
Sales Manager, Sports Commission
Ph: 619.557.2884
Fax: 619.696.9371
Nathan Kopp
Sports Sales Manager
Ph: 619.557.2883
Fax: 619.696.9371

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