CVB SALES STAFF

The entire Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau is dedicated to ensuring that all visitors to the "City of Cowboys and Culture" have a memorable time and that the highest expectations of their visit are met. We offer many ways to create excitement and raise attendance for your upcoming meeting in Fort Worth, contact us now to learn how.

Our sales team stands ready to assist you in planning your next meeting or convention. 

Meeting Sales:

John Cychol John Cychol, FCDME, CTA 
Vice President of Meeting Sales
Direct line: 817.698.7826
E-mail: JohnCychol@FortWorth.com
Melanie Hoover
Melanie Hoover, CTA 
Assistant Vice President of Meeting Sales
Direct line: 817.698.7828
E-mail: MelanieHoover@FortWorth.com
Velenda Dewberry Velenda Dewberry, CTA 
National Sales Manager
Direct line: 817.698.7830
E-mail: VelendaDewberry@FortWorth.com
Roger Freeman
Roger Freeman, CTA 
Director of Sales - Eastern Region
Direct line: 571.437.5969
E-mail: RogerFreeman@FortWorth.com
Julie Gorman
Julie Gorman 
Director of Sales - Western Region 
Direct line: 208.939.6396
E-mail: JulieGorman@FortWorth.com
Douglas J. Dvorak
Douglas J. Dvorak
Director of Sales - Midwest Region
Direct line: 312.451.9393
E-mail: DouglasDvorak@FortWorth.com
Mary Wilson 2016
Mary Wilson 
Director of State Accounts
Direct line: 512.484.1723
E-mail: MaryWilson@FortWorth.com
Melissa Richie


Melissa Ritchie
Director of Sales - Mid-Atlantic Region
Direct Line: 703.349.0971
E-mail: MelissaRitchie@FortWorth.com 

Carrie Huff Carrie Huff, CTA 
Senior National Sales Director
Direct line: 817.698.7831
E-mail: CarrieHuff@FortWorth.com
Alex Redlin
Alex Redlin, CTA 
National Sales Manager - Executive Business Meetings
Direct line: 817.698.7849
E-mail: AlexRedlin@FortWorth.com
Stefanie Schafner
Stefanie Schafner,
National Sales Manager - Executive Business Meetings
Direct line: 817.698.7843
E-mail: StefanieSchafner@FortWorth.com
Juana Barba-Adame
Juana Barba-Adame, CTA 
Convention Sales Assistant
Direct line: 817.698.7832
E-mail: JuanaBarba@FortWorth.com
Elizabeth Story
Elizabeth Story, CTA
Convention Sales Assistant
Direct line: 817.698.7847
E-mail: ElizabethStory@FortWorth.com
Andrea Timbes 2016
Andrea Timbes, CTA, CNSA
CRM Analyst
Direct line: 817.698.7838
E-mail: AndreaTimbes@FortWorth.com