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Funded by Tourist Development Tax collected in Leon County from overnight visitors, Visit Tallahassee markets Florida’s capital region as a destination for meetings & conventions, sports business and leisure travelers to generate positive economic impact for the community. Utilizing advertising, public relations, direct sales, visitor services functions and marketing research, Visit Tallahassee promotes Tallahassee as an innovative and sustainable year-round destination that is recognized as a place to visit for historic, nature-based and cultural tourism.

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Funded by Tourist Development Tax gathered in Leon County from overnight visitors, Visit Tallahassee markets Florida’s capital region as a destination for meetings & conventions, sports business and leisure travelers to generate positive economic impact for the community. Utilizing advertising, public relations, direct sales, visitor services functions and marketing research, Visit Tallahassee promotes Tallahassee as an innovative and sustainable year-round destination that is recognized as a place to visit for historic, nature-based and cultural tourism.

The Leon County Tourist Development Council is a 11 member advisory board, advising the Leon County Board of County Commissioners on matters pertaining to tourism marketing and expenditures of Tourist Development Tax proceeds.

Tourist Development Council Members

Commissioner Brian Welch
Leon County Commission
301 S. Monroe St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Sharon Priester G.M.
Hilton Garden Inn/Hampton Inn
333 Thomasville Rd.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Michelle Personette, Director
Challenger Learning Center
200 South Duval St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Commissioner Curtis Richardson
City of Tallahassee
300 S. Adams St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Satish Patel, G.M.
Sleep Inn Suites
816 South Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Matt Thompson, Owner
Madison Social
705 South Woodward Ave.
Tallahassee, FL 32304
Commissioner Dianne Williams-Cox
City of Tallahassee
300 S. Adams St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Bo Schmitz, G.M.
Hyatt House Tallahassee
Capitol – University
1100 Railroad Ave.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Dr. Amanda Stringer, Executive Dir.
Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra
515 East Park Ave.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Kathleen Spehar
Director of COCA
816 South Martin Luther King Junior Blvd.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Michael J. Collins, Assistant Director
FSU Campus Recreation
1001 West St. Augustine St.
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2319

 

Leon County Tourist Development Council
Phone: (850) 606-2300
Fax:  (850) 606-2304
Kerri L. Post, Executive Director Division of Tourism

Visit Tallahassee Staff

Main Phone: (850)606-2305; (800) 628-2866
FAX: (850) 606-2301

Administrative

Kerri L. Post
Executive Director
Kerri.Post@VisitTallahassee.com

Dionte Gavin
Senior Operations Manager
Dionte.Gavin@VisitTallahassee.com

Aundra Bryant
Administrative Assistant
Aundra.Bryant@VisitTallahassee.com

Marketing & Sales

Katie Kole
Director of Marketing 
Katie.Kole@VisitTallahassee.com

Scott Lindeman
Marketing Communications Director
Scott.Lindeman@VisitTallahassee.com

Janet Roach
Meetings & Conventions Sales Director
Janet.Roach@VisitTallahassee.com

Katie Gardocki
Director of Leisure Travel
Katie.Gardocki@VisitTallahassee.com

Renee Jones
PR & Marketing Specialist
Renee.Jones@VisitTallahassee.com

Sports

Joe Piotrowski
Director of Sports
Joe.Piotrowski@VisitTallahassee.com

Visitor Services & Grants Director

Terri Messler
Visitor Services & Grants Director
Terri.Messler@VisitTallahassee.com

Visit Tallahassee Mission Statement:

To enhance the region’s economic growth and quality of life by collaboratively inspiring the vitality of Tallahassee’s visitor economy.

 

Visit Tallahassee Vision Statement: 

The Tallahassee Region will be recognized and appreciated as one of the most diverse and vibrant destinations in the Southeast.

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