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Meet Our Team

Leadership Team

  • Tammy Canavan

    President & CEO

    Phone 206.461.5833

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  • Kelly Saling Headshot

    Kelly Saling

    Senior Vice President / Chief Sales Officer

    Phone 206.461.5802

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  • Michael Woody

    Michael Woody

    Senior Vice President / Chief Communications Officer

    Phone 206.461.5808

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  • Kennedy James

    Vice President, Talent & Operations

    Phone 206.461.5874

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Convention Sales & Services

  • Kelly Saling Headshot

    Kelly Saling

    Senior Vice President / Chief Sales Officer

    Phone 206.461.5802

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  • Peter Andersen

    Senior Director, Convention Strategy

    Phone 206.6461.5819

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  • Chris Connelly

    Senior Director of Sales

    Phone 206.461.5814

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  • Troy Anderson

    Director of Sales

    Phone 206.461.5823

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  • Alison LaFollette, CMP

    Director, Mid-Atlantic Region

    Phone 410.535.7500

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  • Anita Cerana

    National Account Director

    Phone 206.461.5855

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  • Anne Cleveland

    National Account Director

    Phone 206.461.5832

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  • Brock Bradley

    National Account Director

    Phone 206.461.5846

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  • Cari Whiteley

    National Account Director

    Phone 206.461.5843

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  • Crisanta Callejo

    Executive Meetings Manager

    Phone 206.461.5838

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  • Eun Kleinheksel

    Senior Manager, Sales Operations

    Phone 206.461.5857

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  • Jacqueline Bennifield

    National Account Manager

    Phone 206.461.5883

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  • John Puglisi

    John Puglisi

    National Account Director, Mid-Atlantic Region

    Phone (703) 975-7949

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  • Jordan Hathaway

    National Account Manager

    Phone 206.461.5886

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  • Matthew Greenham

    Destination Manager

    Phone 206.461.5887

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  • Mike Claravall

    National Account Director

    Phone 206-461-5826

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  • Sue Yoo

    National Account Director

    Phone 206.461.5828

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  • Susan Hutton

    National Account Director

    Phone 206.461.5810

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  • Kris La Fata

    Director, Destination Services and Events

    Phone 206.461.5877

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  • Kiana Shaw

    Senior Manager, Destination and Convention Services

    Phone 206.461.5850

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  • Leslie Young

    Destination and Convention Services Manager

    Phone 206.461.5853

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  • Haley Follett

    Destination and Convention Services Manager

    Phone 206.461.5877

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  • Jillian Celich

    Event Manager

    Phone 206.461.5869

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  • Sonya Howard

    Destination and Convention Services Manager

    Phone 206.461.5848

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  • Amber Colvin

    Conventions Coordinator

    Phone 206.461.5856

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  • Fiona Siao

    Senior Conventions Coordinator

    Phone 206.461.5820

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  • Ligaya Peterson

    Senior Sales and Marketing Operations Coordinator

    Phone 206.461.5845

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  • Marielle Jardiel

    Senior Conventions Coordinator

    Phone 206.461.5861

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  • Paula Cintron

    Paula Cintron

    Conventions Coordinator

    Phone 206.461.5824

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  • Gaby Bautista Ramos

    Gaby Bautista Ramos

    Conventions Coordinator

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Public Affairs

  • Michael Woody

    Michael Woody

    Senior Vice President, Community Engagement And Public Affairs

    Phone 206.461.5808

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  • Bobbie Nickel

    Public Affairs Manager

    Phone 206.461.5890

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  • Corey Hodder

    Coordinator, Community Engagement and Public Affairs

    Phone 206.461.5860

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  • Diana Chen

    Director of Research

    Phone 206.461.5879

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Membership

  • Claire Bowen-Pope

    Senior Manager, Memberships and Strategic Sponsorships

    Phone 206.461.5822

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  • Mark Salanga

    Senior Manager, Memberships and Strategic Sponsorships

    Phone 206.461.5822

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  • Corey Hodder

    Coordinator, Community Engagement and Public Affairs

    Phone 206.461.5860

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  • Madi McNamara

    Membership Development Manager

    Phone 206.461.8300

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  • Rudd Schupp

    Senior Manager, Destination Experience

    Phone 206.461.5885

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  • James Weaver

    Destination Ambassador

    Phone 206.461.5840

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  • Kent Sadow

    Destination Ambassador

    Phone 206.461.5862

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  • Lorna Davis

    Destination Ambassador

    Phone 206.4661.5865

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  • LLoyd Adalist

    Destination Ambassador

    Phone 206.461.5888

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Tourism Development

  • Liz Johnson

    Director, Tourism Development

    Phone 206.461.5816

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  • Caitlyn Shearer

    Manager, Tourism Development

    Phone 206.461.5815

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  • Sam Castillo

    Manager, Tourism Development

    Phone 206.461.5889

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  • Shawana Lee

    Manager, Tourism Development

    Phone 206.461.5890

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  • Roxana Petranek

    Coordinator, Tourism Development

    Phone 206-461-5813

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Public Relations

  • Kau'ilani Robinson

    Director, Public Relations

    Phone 206.461.5839

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  • Cory O'Born

    Public Relations Manager - Leisure

    Phone 206.461.5805

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  • A redheaded white man smiles at the camera

    Jared Dionne

    Public Relations Manager - Meetings

    Phone 206.461.5807

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  • Sierra Takushi

    Sierra Takushi

    Public Relations Specialist

    Phone 206.461.5895

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  • Sydney Martinez headshot

    Sydney Martinez

    Public Relations Manager

    Phone 206.461.5852

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Marketing Team

  • Tracey Wickersham

    Senior Director, Cultural Tourism

    Phone 206.461.5812

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  • David Newman

    Creative Director

    Phone 206.461.5873

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  • Kristin Gillespie

    Director, Marketing

    Phone 206.461.5849

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  • Brittany Carchano

    Senior Marketing Manager

    Phone 206.461.5884

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  • Jacky Danyluk

    Marketing Manager - Leisure

    Phone 206.461.5842

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  • Margaux Helm

    Marketing Manager - Meetings

    Phone 206.461.5871

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  • Tarin Erickson

    Tarin Erickson

    Graphic Designer

    Phone 206.461.5841

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  • Chloe DiSabatino

    Chloe DiSabatino

    Graphic Designer

    Phone 206.461.5834

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  • Serena Connell

    Serena Connell

    Junior Graphic Designer

    Phone 206.461.5803

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  • Sawyer DeLille

    Marketing Coordinator

    Phone 206.461.5890

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  • Jennifer Wang

    Social Media Specialist

    Phone 206.461.5851

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Operations / Office Management Team

  • Kennedy James

    Vice President, Talent & Operations

    Phone 206.461.5874

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  • Heather Moreno

    Senior Director, Systems & Operations

    Phone 206.461.5847

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  • Adam Ehrlich

    Staff Accountant - AP

    Phone 206.461.5867

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  • Matthew McCullough

    Accounting Manager

    Phone 206.461.5872

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  • Miriam Demanarig

    Miriam Demanarig

    Staff Accountant - AR

    Phone 206.461.5817

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  • Nate Barmore

    IT Support and Operations Specialist

    Phone 206.461.5804

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  • Rhonda Bright

    Executive Assistant to President & CEO

    Phone 206.461.5881

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  • Prisca Brandenberg

    People Operations Manager

    Phone 206.461.5898

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  • Lindsay Batman

    Office Coordinator

    Phone 206.461.5875

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