Meet the team

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

Kit Cramer

President & CEO
Leadership

Clark Duncan

Senior Vice President of Economic Development
Economic Development, Leadership

Corey B. Atkins

Vice President of Public Policy
Leadership, Public Policy

Leeanne Briggs

Vice President of Member Services/Director of WomanUP
Leadership, Membership

Erin Leonard

Vice President of Communications
Communications, Leadership

Layton Hower

Vice President of Finance
Finance & Operations, Leadership

Amy Jackson

Senior Director of Member Engagement & Retention
Membership

Heidi Reiber

Senior Director of Research
Economic Development

Tommy Dennison

Director of Member Development
Membership

Jessica Kanupp

Member Development Specialist
Membership

April Brown

Director of Business Recruitment and Expansion
Economic Development

Jeffrey Kaplan

Director of Venture Asheville
Economic Development

Samantha Cole

Workforce Partnership Manager
Economic Development, Public Policy

Tiarra Wilkie

Workforce Partnership Specialist
Economic Development

Desiree Monstrola

Venture Asheville & Executive Operations Manager
Economic Development

Max Olle

Industry Specialist
Economic Development

Maggie Smith

Research Analyst
Economic Development

Juliana Walker

Content Specialist
Communications

Judi Willard

Administrative Lead, Member Services
Membership

Isabel Stone

Member Services Assistant
Membership

Marie-Louise H. Ramsey

Director of Visitor Services
Visitor Services

Vanna May

Visitor Center Manager
Finance & Operations

Tonya Wiggins

Accounting Assistant
Finance & Operations

Roger OKelley

Information Systems Manager
Finance & Operations

Tony Coswell

Building Supervisor
Finance & Operations

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