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, WomanUP Director
Leadership, Membership

Erin Leonard

Vice President of Communications

Layton Hower

Vice President of Finance
Finance & Operations, Leadership

Amy Jackson

Director of Engagement

Heidi Reiber

Director of Research
Economic Development

Jeffrey Kaplan

Director of Venture Asheville
Economic Development

Ryan Regan

Director of Business Development
Economic Development

April Brown

Director of Industry Expansion and Workforce Development
Economic Development

Tommy Dennison

Director of Member Development

Laura Hackett

Content Specialist

Hannah Sizemore

Executive Operations Manager
Economic Development

Max Olle

Research Analyst
Economic Development

Erika Thompsen

Member Services Assistant

Tom Roberson

Director of Visitor Services
Visitor Services

Judi Willard

Administrative Lead, Member 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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