Visit Grand Junction Staff

Due to issues with spam, we are unable to list individual email addresses; however, see below for details on how to email each person.

Mason Barrows, CMU Intern - Administrative Coordinator. Started with Visit GJ 06/16/19 - Email: first name last initial

Mason assists the Visit Grand Junction team with a wide variety of projects. This includes website development, inventory, project management and software research. Mason was at the Market on Main this past summer, which included receiving feedback from both residents and guests so Visit GJ can further serve the community.  Mason can offer assistance in suggesting activities to enhance guest experiences in the Grand Junction area.  

Michael Bodman, Data Analytics & Research Analyst. Started with Visit GJ 10/01/2018 - Email: first name last initial

Michael conducts marketing research and data analytics to plan, measure, and optimize media campaigns using data and research science. This includes measuring customer feedback and event impact using survey and software tools. The insights Visit Grand Junction will be sharing could be used to help business marketing strategies. Keep an eye out for “Quick Tips” on the Stakeholder eNewsletters.

Kerry Graves, Visitor Center & Administrative Coordinator. Started with Visit GJ 02/27/15 - Email: first name last initial

Kerry provides a variety of administrative and operational duties in support of department staff, including managing the day-to-day activities at the Visitor Center. This also includes coordinating outreach to area industry partners, recruitment, on-boarding, training and scheduling volunteer staff. Kerry can help your business by providing exposure in the Visitor Center, sharing the Visit GJ Official Visitor Guide for your group or event, and help with tourism information for the Grand Junction area.

Kim Machado, Administrative/Financial Analyst. Started with Visit GJ 10/01/2012 - Email: first name last initial

Kim is responsible for projecting, formulating, and managing Visit Grand Junction’s annual budget, as well as interpreting and analyzing local and industry data to determine overall fiscal, operational, and service impacts. She also manages office and administrative operations, reporting projects, and is the liaison to Visit Grand Junction’s Advisory Board of Directors. Kim can assist businesses with providing local and national lodging metrics and market insights, key performance indicators, and information relating to Visit GJ’s Advisory Board of Directors.

Elizabeth Fogarty, Director (Conductor). Started with Visit GJ 03/05/2018 - Email: first name last initial

Elizabeth reports directly to City Manager, Greg Caton, and meets with an advisory board the second Tuesday of the month. Elizabeth is responsible for strategizing, directing and overseeing the execution of destination marketing for Grand Junction as defined by the City of Grand Junction’s Strategic Plan. An integral component of the strategy is building relationships with local businesses to broaden the understanding of the tourism industry while facilitating partnerships that strengthen the community's economic impact. This is designed with the objective of enhancing quality of life, which is an important aspect of the strategy, while also growing the travel & tourism industry to provide sustainable and reliable growth for the area. Contact Elizabeth to learn more about Visit Grand Junction, including marketing initiatives and partnerships.



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