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General Manager of 21c Museum Hotel Chicago

SVP, Media Relations, TimeZoneOne

Chief of Staff, Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Chief Operating Officer/Executive Vice President of Operations, Brookfield Zoo

Client Management Director, Illinois Office of Tourism, O’Keefe Reinhard & Paul

Director of Partnerships and Tourism, Art Institute Chicago

Veteran Travel Journalist and Destination Marketing Consultant

Editorial Content Manager, Meredith Travel Marketing

Speaker, Author, Exceptional Parallel Parker.

Executive Vice President and Managing Director of KemperLesnik

President, Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 Raceway

President & CEO, Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

President & Ceo, Visit Quad Cities

Creative Director, O’Keefe, Reinhard & Paul

Group Creative Director, O’Keefe, Reinhard & Paul

Editor in Chief and Content Director, Meredith Corporation

Director of Business Development, NA

President & CEO, Partner
Longwoods International

Lifestyle Entrepreneur @DanielleSmithTV

Instagram Influencer @ChicagoMatt

Senior Destination Marketing Manager, TripAdvisor

Director of Brand Strategy, Illinois Office of Tourism, O’Keefe Reinhard & Paul

VP of Insights at Arrivalist

Tourism Marketing Partnership Program Manager, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

President & CEO, The Magnificent Mile

Manager of the Local Tourism and Convention Bureau program, Illinois Office of Tourism

Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity

Partner, Laner Muchin

Director of the Illinois Film Office

Senior Vice President of Communications, U.S. Travel Association

VP HR, Brad’s Deals

Performance coach for the 2018 Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals and Extreme Adventurer

Brand Strategist and Author

Cofounder & CEO, The Purpose Institute

Acting Deputy Director, Illinois Office of Tourism

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