Tim Riester

Tim Riester

Tim Riester is Chairman and CEO of RIESTER, one of the largest, privately held marketing companies in the western United States and a founding Co-Owner and Board Member of Phoenix Rising FC and FC Tucson, Arizona’s two professional soccer teams. Tim’s...
Charles H. Johnson IV

Charles H. Johnson IV

Charles H. Johnson is a nationally regarded tourism and real estate consultant with more than 35 years’ experience in the general real estate, tourism strategy, hospitality, convention, and sports consulting fields. Prior to forming Johnson Consulting, Charles...
Roy Van Doorn

Roy Van Doorn

Roy Van Doorn owns City Select, a Charlottesville, Virginia based marketing organization, that specializes in curated local visitor information. Since 2000, City Select has provided visitors and guests in the greater Charlottesville area information and guidance in...
Ryan George

Ryan George

Ryan George has held one job in his time at Simpleview — a responsibility he took on when he founded the company in February 2001. As CEO, he provides strategy and direction for the company, oversees its growth and operations through a cadre of highly skilled...
Carl Ribaudo

Carl Ribaudo

Carl is a strategic thinker, thought leader, and innovator in the tourism industry.  As the president and chief strategist of SMG Consulting, Carl has developed and implemented a wide range of services designed to improve the competitiveness of destinations. Most...
David Bratton

David Bratton

Dave Bratton is a widely respected DMO industry thought leader. He is well known for his creative approach to market research and with rigorous, carefully-designed programs. Dave’s work has been recognized with several awards, including being named as one of HSMAI’s...