30 Under 30 Class of 2024

Investing in the future generation of destination experts, 30 thought leaders under the age of 30 are selected annually to gain valuable industry networking opportunities and increased professional development throughout the year. The 2024 class of 30 Under 30 honorees hails from 30 destinations and 4 countries around the world as well as an expanse of job disciplines.

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Alexandria Eady headshot

Alexandria Eady 
Content Manager 
Richmond Region Tourism 
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America Segura headshot

America Segura 
Director of Communications 
Visit Corpus Christi 
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Andrew Lawrence headshot

Andrew Lawrence 
Assistant Director, Arlington Sports Commission 
Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau 
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Brittany Jones headshot

Brittany Jones 
Marketing Project Manager 
Discover Durham 
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Caitlin Neal headshot

Caitlin Neal 
Marketing Director 
Gilmer Chamber/Pick Ellijay 
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Cristina Fernandes headshot

Cristina Fernandes 
Leisure Sales Coordinator 
Discover Puerto Rico 
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Fallon Tullier headshot

Fallon Tullier 
Research and Technology Manager 
Visit Baton Rouge 
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Hailey Post headshot

Hailey Post 
Destination Data Manager 
Visit Raleigh 
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Ian Wallis headshot

Ian Wallis 
Sales and Marketing Manager 
Louisiana's Cajun Bayou Tourism 
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Jessica VanDeMar headshot

Jessica VanDeMar 
Marketing Manager 
Visit Finger Lakes 
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Kasmara Freiderich headshot

Kasmara Freiderich 
National Sales Manager 
Experience Rochester, MN 
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Katie Clarke headshot

Katie Clarke 
People and Culture Coordinator 
Destination Vancouver 
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Katie Streater headshot

Katie Streater 
Senior Coordinator, Global Trade Development 
Brand USA 
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Lee Prutsman headshot

Lee Prutsman 
Senior Marketing Manager 
Visit KC 
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Luke Alexopoulos headshot

Luke Alexopoulos 
Senior Public Relations Manager 
Visit Eau Claire 
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Macy Dolton headshot

Macy Dolton 
Content Marketing Specialist 
Destination DC 
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Maggie Carter headshot

Maggie Carter 
Creative Marketing Manager 
Visit Baltimore 
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Martin Garneau headshot

Martin Garneau 
Senior Manager, Systems Architecture and Application Development 
Banff & Lake Louise Tourism 
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Mary Coryell headshot

Mary Coryell 
Manager, Partner Relations 
Discover Lehigh Valley 
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Megane Simeon headshot

Megane Simeon 
Bid & Communication Manager 
Geneva Tourism & Conventions Foundation 
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Megan Myers headshot

Megan Myers
Digital Media Director
Hocking Hills Tourism Association
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Millie Stewart headshot

Millie Stewart 
Director of Sales 
Visit Ogden
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Nathaniel Sweetman headshot

Nathaniel Sweetman
Sports Marketing Coordinator
Visit Sarasota County
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Orla Moule headshot

Orla Moule
Business Events Assistants 
Fáilte Ireland
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Samantha Green Evald headshot

Samantha Green Ewald 
Destination Services Manager
Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority
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Sheridan Powell headshot

Sheridan Powell
Communications Specialist
Visit Colorado Springs
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Sydney Macapagal headshot

Sydney Macapagal
Digital Content Strategist 
Visit Galveston
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Sydney Patterson headshot

Sydney Patterson
Marketing Manager
Visit Fort Worth
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Wayne Stewart headshot

Wayne Stewart
Director of Marketing & Communications
Visit Casper
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Wesley Sosa headshot

Wesley Sosa
Graphic Designer and Brand Manager
Visit Stockton
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Young Professional Leadership Development Program

New for 2024, our top industry partners under the age of 30 have the opportunity to apply for this special program that opens additional virtual networking and professional development opportunities throughout the year alongside the 30 Under 30 class.

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Jessica Franzen headshot

Jessica Franzen
Associate Media Manager
MMGY Global

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Justin Koroneos headshot

Justin Koroneos
Customer Success Manager
Simpleview

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Lauren Fox headshot

Lauren Fox
Marketing Manager
Miles Partnership