Staff Directory


Contact the Omaha Convention & Visitors Bureau, at 402-444-4660 or toll-free at 866-937-6624.

Keith Backsen

Executive Director / President

Dean Miller

Vice President of Operations

Michele Hayes

Visitor Services Manager

Jodie Smith

Accounting Clerk

Sales & Services

To contact Sales & Services please call 402-444-4037.

Cathy Keller

Vice President of Sales & Services

Mark Rath

Director of Sales

Nichole Beran

National Sales Manager

Matt Heck

National Sales Manager


Kenzie Coleman

Sales Manager


Bill Slovinski

Tourism Sales Manager

Terri Cassel

Research Analyst


Janelle Armstrong

Director of Convention Services


Erin Brungardt

Convention Services & Housing Manager


Kristin Beglin

National Sales Coordinator

Kelsey McGreer

Sales and Marketing Coordinator

Anabella Coenen

Convention Services Coordinator

Marketing & Public Relations

To contact Marketing & Public Relations, please call 402-444-1763.

Deborah Ward

Vice President of Marketing & Communications

Jasmyn Goodwin

Director of Marketing & Content

Erin O'Brien

Social Media Manager

Amy Cunningham

Graphic Designer

Lynn Mace

Marketing Coordinator

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