Meet the Team

Can a single event change the course of your career? Of course it can. And, hosting a meeting, special event, conference, convention, team-building session — or anything else — in Arlington certainly can’t hurt. We’re well-equipped to make the impossible possible. 

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Our Sales Team

Jon Hixon, VP of Sales
Jon Hixon, CMP

Vice President of Sales 
Joe Bedsole, Director of State and Southwest Associations, Austin Regional Office
Joe Bedsole

Director of State and Southwest Associations, Austin Regional Office 
Ellen Brown, Director of National Accounts, Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau
Ellen Brown

Director of National Accounts
Matt Wilson, Director of Sports & National Accounts Sports
Matt Wilson

Director of Sports & National Accounts Sports
Stefanie Schafner, Executive Meetings Specialist
Stefanie Schafner

Executive Meetings Specialist 
April Luter, Tourism Sales Manager
Scott Poland

Tourism Sales Manager

Kelly Bumgarner, Conventions Sales Administrative Assistant
Kelly Bumgarner

Conventions Sales Administrative Assistant 


Our Services Team

Mary German, Vice President of Services & Programs
Mary German, CMP, CDME

Vice President of Services & Programs 
Fidel Mitchel, Convention Services Manager
Fidel Mitchell

Convention Services Manager


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