AzLTA Board of Directors

The Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association is led by a distinguished board of directors comprised of Arizona’s most prominent industry leaders and stakeholders.

Brent DeRaad
AzLTA Chairman
President & CEO
Visit Tucson
Jerry FischerJerry Fischer
Executive Committee
Executive Vice President
HSL Properties
Win HoldenWin Holden
Executive Committee
Arizona Highways Magazine
Ken McKenzieKen McKenzie
Executive Committee
General Manager
The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch
Steve MooreSteve Moore
Executive Committee
President & CEO
Visit Phoenix
Dan RamaDan Rama
Executive Committee
NewGen Worldwide
Doug YonkoDoug Yonko
Executive Committee
VP Communications
Hensley Beverage Company
Ghee Alexander
General Manager
Hilton El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort
Linda Brady
Senior Government Relations Representative
James BennettJames Bennett
Director of Aviation Services
City of Phoenix Aviation Dept
Ed ConwayEd Conway
General Manager
Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa
Chris CurtainChris Curtain
Director of Regulatory Affairs & Special Events
Young’s Market Company
Marc GarciaMarc Garcia
President & CEO
Visit Mesa
Paul Gray
General Manager
Arizona Grand Resort & Spa
Bob HaywardBob Hayward
Senior Vice President
CHM Warnick
Debbie JohnsonDebbie Johnson
Arizona Office of Tourism
SueAnn LemonSueAnn Lemon
Vice President Sales & Marketing
Focus Hospitality Management

Paige LundPaige Lund
General Manager
JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa

Jeff MeyerJeff Meyer
Cactus League Baseball Association
Tony Pereira
Vice President, Stadium Operations
Arizona Cardinals Football Club
Danielle Russell
Director of Business Development
PGA Tour

Robin Sewell
Host and Executive Producer
Arizona Highways Television

Michael Vargas
Director, State and Local Affairs

Charles Wetegrove
Regional Director
Ledgestone Hospitality, LLC

Neal Williams
Regional Vice President

Margo ChristensenMargo Christensen
Executive Committee
Vice President, Marketing
Ponderosa Hotel Management
Doug HeatonDoug Heaton
Executive Committee
Area General Manager
Doubletree PV/Hilton Scottsdale
Joseph HughesJoseph Hughes
Executive Committee
Director, Government Affairs
American Airlines
Greg MillerGreg Miller
Executive Committee
Executive Vice President of Operations
Enchantment Group
Bill NassikasBill Nassikas
Executive Committee
President & COO
Westroc Hospitality
Rachel SaccoRachel Sacco
Executive Committee
President & CEO
Experience Scottsdale
Maria Baier
SVP, Public Affairs
Phoenix Suns | Phoenix Mercury
Steve Barclay
Executive Director
Beer & Wine Distributors of AZ
Sean CaseySean Casey
Chief Executive Officer
Bearizona Wildlife Park
Larry CuculicLarry Cuculic
Senior Vice President & General Counsel
Best Western International
Sheila FoleySheila Foley
General Manager
Arizona Biltmore

Julie Giese
Phoenix Raceway

Amber Harkin
Regional Director, Operations
Lodging Dynamics Hospitality Group

Sherry HenrySherry Henry
Director of Sales
Prescott Resort & Conference Center
Ricardo LandaRicardo Landa
Lonnie LillieLonnie Lillie
General Manager
Best Western Arroyo Roble Hotel
Robb McCrearyRobb McCreary
Hotel Director
Talking Stick Resort & Spa
Bettina Nava
OH Strategic Communications
Fred ReeseFred Reese
General Manager
Little America Flagstaff
Ray ScheyRay Schey
Phoenix Business Journal
Cal SheehyCal Sheehy
General Manager
London Bridge Resort
Trace WardTrace Ward
CVB Director
City of Flagstaff

Jeremy Wilhide
General Manager
Kimpton Hotel Palomar