Staff Directory


Contact Visit Omaha, 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

Cindy Brickey

Executive Assistant


Sales & Services

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

Cathy Keller

Vice President of Sales & Services

Mark Rath, CSEE

Director of Sales

Matt Heck

National Sales Manager

Mattie Scheeter

National Sales Manager


Sue Chevalier

Research Analyst

Kristin Beglin

National Sales Coordinator

Erin Brungardt

Director of Convention Services

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

Tracie McPherson

Director of Communications

Erin O'Brien

Social Media Manager

Amy Cunningham

Graphic Designer

Lynn Mace

Marketing Coordinator

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