Gary Sherwin, CDME

President & CEO
Newport Beach & Company

Gary_SherwinA 30-year hospitality industry veteran, Gary C. Sherwin, CDME, APR has served as President & CEO of Newport Beach and Company since 2013 and its business unit, Visit Newport Beach Inc since 2006. Sherwin is responsible for overseeing the community marketing organization promoting Newport Beach, California as a premiere luxury destination with offices in Newport Beach, Sacramento and London. 

Mr. Sherwin is also the past chairman of the Orange County Visitors Association and the past chairman of the board for the California Travel Association, the state’s leading umbrella tourism advocacy organization. Prior to joining Newport Beach, Sherwin served as the Vice President of Market Development for the Palm Springs Desert Resorts Convention & Visitors Authority, the Vice President of Marketing for the Long Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau, and the Director of Media Relations for the Los Angeles Convention & Visitors Bureau.