LRCVB Staff

Our Team

The Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau is a full-service bureau, with more than 120 full-time professionals covering disciplines in Sales and Services, Facility Operations, Marketing and Communications and Finance and Administration. We provide support in planning meetings, conventions or visits to the city including information on hotels, dining, attractions, transportation and much more.

Gretchen Hall

Gretchen Hall, CDME, CMP

President / CEO

501-370-3243

Sales and Services Division

Gina Gemberling

Gina Gemberling

Vice President of Sales and Services

501-370-3251
Bliss Krucas

Bliss Krucas

Sales Director
State Association & Government

501-370-3268
Marilyn Koehler

Marilyn Koehler

Sr. Dir. of National Accounts
Association/Corporate West Region

501-370-3225
David Russell

David Russell

Sr. Dir. of Sports Sales

501-370-3227
Kayla Kesterson

Kayla Kesterson

Sales Director

501-370-3228
Clay Moon

Clay Moon

Senior Sales Director National Accounts

501-320-3542
Brenda Hatton-Ficklin

Brenda Hatton-Ficklin

Sales Director Multicultural 

501-370-3270

Destination Services

Katina Brown

Katina Brown

Destination Services Specialist

501-370-3234
Penny Nagel

Penny Nagel

Destination Services Specialist

501-370-3237

Operations and Facilities Management Division

Jim Rice

Jim Rice, CDME

Senior Vice President / COO
Operations Division

501-370-3221
Phyllis Lucas

Phyllis Lucas, CMP

Senior Director of Event Operations

501-370-3241
James 'Doc' Doolittle

James 'Doc' Doolittle

Senior Director of Facilities Maintenance / Engineering

501-370-3276
Bobby Green

Bobby Green

Director of Safety and Security

501-370-3264
Diana Long

Diana Long

Director of River Market Operations

501-320-3503
Randy Guptill

Randy Guptill

Director of Technical Services

501-370-3245
Johnny Loney

Johnny Loney

Auxilary Services Manager

501-320-3504
Gwen Stallings

Gwen Stallings

Building Services Manager

501-370-3310
Kim Berry

Kim Berry

Executive Assistant to the SVP/COO

501-370-3293
Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Garner

Assistant Director of Event Operations

501-320-3512

Marketing and Communications Division

Christin Byrd

Christin Byrd

Creative Services Manager

501-370-3223
Libby Lloyd

Libby Lloyd

Communications Manager

501-370-3248

Finance and Administration Division

Nikki Parnell

Nikki Parnell, CPA

Senior Vice President / Finance & Administration

501-320-3509
Chris Phillips

Chris Phillips

Controller

501-370-3214
Kasey L. Summerville

Kasey L. Summerville

Senior Director of Tax Revenue

501-255-3317
Kim Sanders

Kim Sanders

Human Resources Manager

501-370-3213

Event Management

Daria Aldridge

Daria Aldridge

Booking Coordinator

501-255-3323
Kitty Lane

Kitty Lane

Event Coordinator

501-255-3325
Beth Taggard

Beth Taggard

Event Coordinator

501-255-3311

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