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Meet Our Team

The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel Sales Team

The mission of the Sales Department is to promote The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel to meeting professionals, the travel trade and leisure visitors to positively influence visitor volume. The VCB Sales team provides resources to industry partners and travel influencers to help grow meeting business and pleasure travel in the destination.

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Jill Vance, Director of Sales


The meeting sales team is responsible for booking meetings at Lee County area hotels. Please contact the appropriate sales manager who will be happy to assist you with your meeting.

Betsy Bush, National Sales Manager – Northeast USA
Territory:   Virginia, Maryland, Washington, DC, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont,  Maine

Erin Lester, Sales Manager – Southeast USA 
Territory:  Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina 

Jerry Terp, National Sales Manager – Midwest USA 
Territory:  Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, Iowa, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio 

Candice Cocco, Tourism Sales Manager 
Markets: Motorcoach, SMERF, Religious Meetings, Reunions

Pam Brown, Conference & Event Manager

Joan Barkowski, Sales Coordinator


The leisure sales team sells The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel to tour operators, receptives, and travel agents in the domestic and international markets.

Jennifer Walla, Travel Agent Help Desk Coordinator
Markets:   Domestic Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Weddings, The Villages

Shelley Crant, Tourism Sales Manager
Markets:  Consumers, Travel Agents

Jeanette Faria, Sales & Marketing Representative Territory: Canada

Nadia Bourgault, Sales & Marketing Representative for the territory: Germany, Austria, Switzerland

Rob Wilson, Sales & Marketing Representative Territory: United Kingdom, Scotland, Ireland, Scandinavia 

Charm Evans, Tourism Sales Coordinator

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