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President & CEO


Brett Oetting, CDME President & CEO

Admin & Operations

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Meredith Darden, CDME, CTE Chief of Staff

Michael Imburgio, PhD

Michael Imburgio, PhD Managing Director

Thao Natterer

Thao Natterer Director of Finance

Laura Kocian

Laura Kocian Staff Accountant



Christina Cortez, Visitor Services Coordinator

Christina Cortez Office Coordinator


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Nicole Olivares, CMP Vice President of Sales

Travis Milum Headshot

Travis Milum, CMP Senior Director of Accounts

Travis is our Senior Director of Accounts and works to bring meetings and events to Corpus Christi. His favorite things about Corpus Christi are enjoying the pristine paradise of the Padre Island National Seashore and indulging in fresh Gulf Coast seafood at many of our local restaurants.

Rebekah Everhart

Rebekah Everhart Director of Accounts



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Mallori Johnson Destination Services Manager

Mary Herrera

Mary Herrera Sales Coordinator

Jaclyn Kiefer

Jaclyn Kiefer Destination Services Coordinator



Marketing & Communications

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Emily Zertuche, CTE Chief Marketing Officer, Interim Film & Music Commissioner

Meet Emily Zertuche, a Corpus Christi native who markets the Gulf Coast Capital. You can find Emily exploring off-the-beaten-path experiences, the Gulf Coast beaches, and indulging in local seafood. With outdoor recreation like fishing, kayaking, and birdwatching, Emily loves to immerse herself in the coastal scenery of Corpus Christi. Emily's enthusiasm and personal experience make her your personal guide to making Corpus Christi your next venture.

Kathryn Hyatt Headshot

Kathryn Hyatt Senior Director of Digital Marketing

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Danielle Galindo Creative Director



Erica Tamez

Erica Tamez Strategic Implementation Manager

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America Segura PR & Brand Manager

A headshot of our Communications Coordinator, Morgan Gunter.

Morgan Gunter Communications Coordinator

Savannah Garza

Savannah Garza Marketing Manager



jacqueline gonzalez

Jacqueline Gonzalez Staff Writer



Hannah Ryan - Headshot

Hannah Ryan Graphic Designer



Kylie Marchitello

Kylie Marchitello UI/UX Designer


Stev Guerra

Stev Guerra Director of Visitor Services

Rebekah Santoyo

Rebekah Santoyo Retail Coordinator

Sports Commission


Joey Jewell Executive Director, Sports Commission

Breanna Martinez

Breanna Martinez Sports Sales Manager

Emily Rees

Emily Rees Sports Services Manager

Film & Music Commission

Megan Jabsen, Film & Music Coordinator

Megan Jabsen Film & Music Coordinator

VCC Internships

Internship opportunities are NOW AVAILABLE for 2022-2023! Apply with us.

Volunteer Opportunities

As Gulf Coasters, we are Corpus Christi’s newest beachfront hype squad and true ambassadors for the Coastal Bend! We are now accepting volunteer applications! Become a Gulf Coaster today!

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Visit Corpus Christi is a group of bold visionaries, driven place makers, and true ambassadors for the Coastal Bend and we want you to join our team.