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Executive Office

The Arizona Office of Tourism (AOT) strives to enhance the state economy and the quality of life for all Arizonans by expanding travel activity and increasing related revenues through tourism promotion and development.

AOT’s goal is to provide effective, research-driven strategies to achieve this mission while serving as the comprehensive leader in Arizona’s tourism industry.

Mission
We stabilize and strengthen local economies, protect environmental and cultural resources, create a meaningful visitor experience and enhance the quality of life for Arizonans through tourism collaboration, promotion and development.

Vision
Create an Arizona experience that captures and nurtures the hearts and minds of people who call it home and travelers the world over in search of extraordinary adventure and natural wonders.

 

Executive Office

Have questions? Please email [email protected]
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Lisa Urias

Cabinet Executive Officer & Executive Deputy Director

602-364-3717

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Alix Skelpsa Ridgway

Deputy Director

602-364-3697

Tina Wilson

Executive Assistant

602-364-3717

Marketing

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Jamie Daer

Director of Advertising

602-364-0783
[email protected]

 

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Emily Balli

Senior Marketing Manager

[email protected]

 

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Jordyn Walworth

Social Media Marketing Manager

602-364-0782
[email protected]

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Lydia Curry

Marketing Administrative Coordinator

602-364-0781
[email protected]

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Craig Atkins

Web Content Manager

602-364-3710
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Administration

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Mary-Ellen Kane, CPPO

Assistant Deputy Director

602-364-3709
[email protected]

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Mark Williams

Director of Finance 

602-364-3714
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Erika Black

Senior Procurement Specialist

602-364-3694
[email protected]

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Quentrice Cheatham

Accounting Coordinator

602-364-3687
[email protected]

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Rosemary Espinoza

Purchasing Specialist 

602-364-3691
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Rene Parker

Office Manager

602-364-0989
[email protected]

Communications

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Kiva Couchon

Director of Strategic Operations

602-364-3724
[email protected]

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Josh Coddington

Director of Communications and Public Information Officer

602-364-3723
[email protected]

 

Veronica Quintero

Public Relations Specialist 

602-364-0272
[email protected]

 

Public Affairs

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Lena Allen

Director of Outdoor Recreation & Sustainability

602-364-3718
[email protected]

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Karla Bravo

Senior Community Engagement Manager

602-364-3696
[email protected]

Tyler Lopez

Director of Government and Community Affairs

602-364-3704
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Jenna Lehman

Senior Community Relations Manager

602-364-4158
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Research

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Brittany Augustine

Director of Research

602-364-3716
[email protected]

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Diego Cando

Senior Research Manager

602-364-3725
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Trade & Media Relations

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Kimberly Todd

Director of Media Relations

602-364-3305
[email protected]

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Jessica Remington

Director of Travel Industry Marketing

602-364-4157

[email protected]

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Marjorie Magnusson

Media Relations Manager

602-364-3695
[email protected]

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Taryn Super

Trade and Media Specialist

602-364-3693
[email protected]

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Joanna Tejeda

Senior Travel Industry Marketing Manager

602-364-3715
[email protected]

Deanna Nunemacher

Travel Industry Events Manager

[email protected]

Tribal Relations

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Dawn Melvin

Tribal Tourism Relations Manager

602-364-3707
[email protected]

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Since 2019, the Arizona Office of Tourism (AOT) has been a Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) as designated by the IBCCES Certified Autism Center.

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