Visit Phoenix continues to expand its sales efforts and appoints Dennis Park to Director of National Accounts. In addition, internal promotions are announced as Rachel Lytle accepts the Membership Services Manager position and Brittany Jaeger moves into the role of Convention Services Associate Manager.
Dennis Park has accepted the position of Director of National Accounts for our West Coast Citywide territory. Dennis comes to us having most recently served as Account Director for the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown, in a major city-wide market capacity shortly after the property opened. His experience also spans 20 years in various hospitality sales and operational leadership capacities with Montelucia Resort, Boulders Resort and The Phoenician.
“Dennis has been a part of the fabric and evolution of our downtown, and we are thrilled to have someone with his professionalism, proven skill-set and passion for sales to join our team,” says director of sales Lorne Edwards.
With a passion for the local community Park has sat on the board of Walk MS for the past 2 years, an event that connects people living with Multiple Sclerosis with those who care about them through an annual fund raising event. Dennis is also a K9 rescue activist.
In his spare time he enjoys traveling the world with his wife, with most recent visits to Germany, Austria & Playa del Carmen.
Rachel Lytle has been promoted to Membership Services Manager at Visit Phoenix. Lytle’s nine years at Visit Phoenix includes former roles in Convention Sales and Travel Industry Sales and Membership. In her new position, Lytle will spearhead member services. She plans Visit Phoenix networking events, oversees member listings for Visit Phoenix publications, and secures optional membership services.
Lytle graduated from Arizona State University. She enjoys exploring the great Phoenix outdoors with her chocolate labs and creating healthy culinary creations.
Brittany Jaeger has been promoted to Convention Services Associate Manager. Her duties include convention assistance for hotel/resort groups, DC Citywide Groups and all sports groups. Before taking on the role as Convention Services and Housing Coordinator for Visit Phoenix, Jaeger served as the Meetings Coordinator and Association Manager for KCA Meeting and Events. She joined the Visit Phoenix services team in 2007 and provided convention assistance for hotel and resort groups across the valley. Her knowledge of over 1,500 members makes Jaeger a leader in convention services lead distribution.
A native of Arizona, Jaeger graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in Recreation Management and Tourism in 2005.