Meet Our Team
The mission of the Sales Department is to promote Fort Myers to meeting professionals, the travel trade and leisure visitors to positively influence visitor volume. The VCB Sales team provides resources to industry partners and travel influencers to help grow meeting business and pleasure travel in the destination.
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Jill Vance, Director of Sales
Meetings & Groups Sales Team
The meeting sales team is responsible for booking meetings at Lee County area hotels. Please contact the appropriate sales manager who will be happy to assist you with your meeting.
Betsy Bush, National Sales Manager – Northeast USA
Territory: Virginia, Maryland, Washington, DC, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine
Erin Lester, Sales Manager – Southeast USA
Territory: Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina
Jerry Terp, National Sales Manager – Midwest USA
Territory: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, Iowa, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio
Candice Cocco, Tourism Sales Manager
Markets: Motorcoach, SMERF, Religious Meetings, Reunions
Pam Brown, Conference & Event Manager
Joan Barkowski, Sales Coordinator
Domestic & International Leisure Sales Team
The leisure sales team sells Fort Myers to tour operators, receptives, and travel agents in the domestic and international markets.
Jennifer Walla, Travel Agent Help Desk Coordinator
Markets: Domestic Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Weddings, The Villages
Shelley Crant, Tourism Sales Manager
Markets: Consumers, Travel Agents
Jeanette Faria, Sales & Marketing Representative
Nadia Bourgault, Sales & Marketing Representative
Territory: Germany, Austria, Switzerland