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

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

Tommy Dennison

Director of Member Development

Jessica Kanupp

Member Development Specialist

Heidi Reiber

Senior Director of Research
Economic Development

April Brown

Director of Industry Expansion and Workforce Development
Economic Development

Jeffrey Kaplan

Director of Venture Asheville
Economic Development

Ryan Regan

Director of Business Development
Economic Development

Samantha Cole

Local Government Liason
Public Policy

Stephanie Rogers

Content Specialist

Judi Willard

Administrative Lead, Member Services

Desiree Monstrola

Venture Asheville & Executive Operations Manager
Economic Development

Max Olle

Research Analyst
Economic Development

Tiarra Wilkie

Member Services Assistant

Tom Roberson

Director of Visitor Services
Visitor Services

Marie-Louise H. Ramsey

Assistant Manager of Visitor Services.
Visitor Services

Vanna May

Lead Key Holder, Asheville Shop
Visitor Services

Tonya Wiggins

Accounting Assistant
Finance & Operations

Roger OKelley

Information Systems Manager
Finance & Operations

Tony Coswell

Building Supervisor
Finance & Operations

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