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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 Bill Proctor
Leon County
301 S Monroe St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Commissioner Curtis Richardson
City of Tallahassee
300 S. Adams St.
Tallahassee FL 32301

Michelle Personette, Fmr. Director
Challenger Learning Center
200 South Duval St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Commissioner Dianne Williams-Cox
City of Tallahassee
300 S. Adams Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Matt Thompson, Owner
Madison Social
705 South Woodward Ave.
Tallahassee, FL 32304

Emily Johnson-Truitt
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Tallahassee North
1481 Timberlane Rd.
Tallahassee, FL 32312

Joshua Brock
Holiday Inn Tallahassee E. Capitol – Universities
2003 Apalachee Pkwy.
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Carolanne Savage
Hyatt House Tallahassee Capitol – University
1100 Railroad Ave.
Tallahassee, FL 32310

Russell Daws, President & CEO
Tallahassee Museum
3945 Museum Rd.
Tallahassee, FL 32310

Amanda Heidecker
Director Of Parks and Recreation
1907 S Monroe St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Kathleen Spehar
Director of COCA
816 South Martin Luther King Junior Blvd.
Tallahassee, FL 32301

 

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

Jonathan LaBarre • Senior Operations Director Jonathan.LaBarre@VisitTallahassee.com

Aundra Bryant • Administrative Assistant Aundra.Bryant@VisitTallahassee.com

Marketing & PR

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

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

Bryan Smith • Digital Content Manager Bryan.Smith@VisitTallahassee.com

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

Sports & Sales

Taylor Wheaton • Senior Sports Director Taylor.Wheaton@VisitTallahassee.com

Taylor Walker • Sports Director • Taylor.Walker@VisitTallahassee.com

Janet Roach • Director of Meetings & Conventions & Groups & Reunions Janet.Roach@VisitTallahassee.com

Visitor Services & Grants

Wendy Halleck • Director of Visitor Services & Grants • Wendy.Halleck@VisitTallahassee.com

Shelby Bishop • Visitor Service Representative

Diana Ramsdell • Visitor Service Representative

Julie Trezek • Visitor Service Representative

Landis Grenville • Visitor Service Representative

Roxy Rico • Visitor Service Representative

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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DISCOVER LOCAL GIFTS AND ART

As you embark on your journey, make sure to visit the Visitor Information Center & Gift Shop, where the spirit of local artistry and craftsmanship thrives. Discover honey from renowned local recording artist DJ Demp, the captivating works of Anne Hemple, the sustainable luxury of Recandledkindled by Ashley Green, the flavorful creations of Marie’s Jelly, Jams & Herbs by Rose Marie Garrison, and so much more!

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