Contact Us

If you need additional information, we are delighted to help. Browse the contact information below to find the appropriate department for your questions.

General Inquiries

General Information about the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce:

General Information about Asheville:


Kit Cramer

President & CEO
(828) 258-6123  



Kay Tweed

Executive Coordinator
(828) 258-6124



Finance & Operations

Rojeanous Rush
Rojeanous Rush

Vice President of Finance & Operations
(828) 258-6119



Tony Coswell
Building Supervisor
(828) 210-2725



David Orlovitz
Roger OKelley
Information Systems Manager
(828) 257-4961      



Tonya Wiggins
Tonya Wiggins

Accounting Assistant
(828) 258-6132              



Economic Development

Ben Teague

Chief Operating Officer/Executive Director of the Economic Development Coalition
(828) 258-6130      



Clark Duncan

Director of Business Development
(828) 258-6134        



Heidi Reiber

Director of Research
(828) 258-6120  



Tim Lampkin
Director of Business Retention & Expansion Services
(828) 258-6128



osh Dorfman
Director of Entrepreneurship Development
(828) 258-6137



Claire Chender
Operations Manager - Venture Asheville
(828) 258-6115



Desiree Monstrola

Economic Development Coordinator
(828) 258-6118


Public Policy, Membership & Legal Affairs

Tobias Weas

Vice President of Public Policy Membership & Legal Affairs
(828) 258-6126


Tina Bennett
Director of Events & Sponsorships
(828) 232-2247



Erin Leonard

Director of Communications
(828) 258-6131    



Amy Jackson

Director of Engagement
(828) 258-6107              



Judi Willard
Member Services Assistant
(828) 210-2729



Canio Costanzo
Membership Development
(828) 258-6116



Jeff Joyce
Jeff Joyce

Director of Public Policy
(828) 258-6122



Convention & Visitors Bureau

Tourism Industry Partner Website:
Fax Number: (828) 254-6054

Executive (Convention & Visitors Bureau)

Stephanie Brown

Senior Vice President, CVB Executive Director
(828) 258-6104


Glenn Cox
Interim Vice President of Administration
(828) 258-6117



Jonna Reiff

Executive Operations Manager
(828) 258-6111


Marketing (Convention & Visitors Bureau)


Marla Tambellini

VP of Marketing/Deputy Director
(828) 258-6138



Cat Kessler

Director of Content
(828) 258-6135


Brooke Ptaszek
Director of Advertising
(828) 258-6127


Elizabeth White Web Manager
(828) 232-2243



Dodie Stephens

Director of Communications
(828) 257-4959



Landis Taylor

PR Specialist
(828) 258-6125



Sarah Lowery

PR Specialist
(828) 258-6136



Jason Tarr
Content Specialist
(828) 257-4969




Public Affairs (Convention & Visitors Bureau)

Pat Kappes

Director of Public Affairs
(828) 210-2724



Brittany Martin

Data Specialist
(828) 258-6113


Group Sales & Services (Convention & Visitors Bureau)

Dianna Pierce

Vice President of Sales
(828) 258-6108          


Carli Adams
Group Communications and Services Manager
(828) 258-6106



Tina Porter

Senior Sales Manager
(828) 258-6133



Shawn Boone

National Sales Manager


Beth McKinney

Sales Manager
(828) 258-6139


Leann Swims
Group Sales and Services Coordinator
(828) 258-6110





Visitor Services (Convention & Visitors Bureau)

Tom Roberson

Director of Visitor Services
(828) 258-6103              



Marie-Louise Ramsey
Visitor Services Assistant Manager
(828) 258-6100   



Charlie Reed

Information Specialist
(828) 258-6109



Justine Tullos

Asheville Shop Keyholder
(828) 210-2721


Chamber Social Media Links

BlogAsheville Business Blog







Convention & Vistiors Bureau (CVB) Social Media Links

FacebookFoodtopia (Culinary Tourism) Facebook

FacebookAsheville Travel Facebook

BlogAsheville Travel Blog

TwitterFoodtopia (Culinary Tourism) on Twitter -- @Foodtopia

TwitterAsheville Travel on Twitter -- @VisitTravel

TwitterAsheville Travel on Twitter -- @AshevilleTravel

TwitterAsheville Deals on Twitter -- @AshevilleDeals

TwitterAsheville Meetings on Twitter -- @AVLMeetingGuru

YoutubeAsheville Travel YouTube

Asheville Chamber and Visitor Center Mailing Address

Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce/
Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau
P.O. Box 1010
Asheville, NC 28802

Asheville Chamber and Visitor Center Physical Address

Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce/
Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau
36 Montford Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday:  8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday:  9 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Visitor Center is open seven days a week.
Visitor Center is closed New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas, and half days on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

Chamber E-mail, Phone & Fax

Phone:  828.258.6101
Fax:  828.251.0926


From I-240 Eastbound, exit at 4C Haywood/Montford, turn right at light on to Haywood Street. At next stop light, turn right on to Montford Ave. The Chamber building is located on the left.

From I-240 Westbound, exit at 4C Haywood/Montford. Turn right at light on to Montford Ave. The Chamber building is located on the left.