Staff Listing

View our complete staff listings for VisitPITTSBURGH.

General Information

phone: 412.281.7711
toll free: 800.359.0758
address: 120 Fifth Ave. Fifth Avenue Place, Suite 2800 Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Executive Team
Jerad Bachar

Jerad Bachar

President & CEO

Karen Fisher

Karen Fisher

Chief Financial Officer

Jennifer Hawkins

Jennifer Hawkins

Executive Director, SportsPITTSBURGH

Mary Grasha Houpt

Mary Grasha Houpt

Vice President, Human Resources


Jennifer Vacek
Director, Convention Sales

Sara Holzer
National Sales Director

Robert Leff
Senior National Sales Director, Minnesota Office

Kristen Turner
Director, Convention Services


Jennifer Hawkins
Executive Director, SportsPITTSBURGH

Brady Inners
Sports Development Event Manager

Marketing & Leisure Tourism

Brenda Armstrong
Senior Director of Marketing

Barb Hollie
Destination and Visitor Services Manager

Gena Inman
Social Media and Marketing Manager

Kylie McCracken
Marketing Manager

Asaka Narumi
Director, Web Development

Amber Ross
Multimedia Design and Production Manager

Shannon Wolfgang
Director, Marketing Communications

Partnership Development

Derek Dawson
Senior Director, Partnership Development

Colleen Smith
Partnership Development Director


Andrea Karkhanis
Director, Marketing Research

Mackenzie Perak
Sales and Market Research Coordinator

Finance + Operations

Karen Fisher
Chief Financial Officer

Diane Cortese
Director, Accounting

Jason Kolesar
Accounting Analyst

Tom Yanosick
Director, Information Technology

Human Resources

Mary Grasha Houpt
Vice President of Human Resources

Michelle Grew
Human Resources Manager