Meet the Leadership Team

Executive Team

The Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board is a private, non-profit 501(c)(6) business association whose primary mission is to market and promote Los Angeles as the premier site for leisure travel, meetings and conventions as the City’s official tourism marketing organization. For general inquiries, please contact info@latourism.org.

Ernest Wooden Jr.

Ernest Wooden Jr.

President and CEO

Los Angeles, CA

Don Skeoch

Don Skeoch

Chief Marketing Officer

Los Angeles, CA

Adam Burke

Adam Burke

Chief Operating Officer

Los Angeles, CA

Darren K. Green

Senior Vice President, Sales

Los Angeles, CA

Patti MacJennett

Patti MacJennett

Senior Vice President, Business Affairs

Los Angeles, CA

Board of Directors

The Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board is headed by a member Board of Directors representing a cross-section of the Los Angeles business community impacted by LA's travel and tourism industry. These elected directors serve on a non-paid, voluntary basis. The programs and policies approved by the voluntary leadership are carried out by a full-time professional staff of more than 100 under its President & CEO, Ernest Wooden Jr.

Alan Rothenberg, Esq.

Alan Rothenberg, Esq.

Chairman of the LA Tourism Board | 1st Century Bank, Chairman

Los Angeles, CA

Carl Schuster

Carl Schuster

Secretary-Treasurer of the LA Tourism Board | Wolfgang Puck Catering, President & CEO

Los Angeles, CA

Bob Alter

Robert Alter

Seaview Investors, LLC President

Los Angeles, CA

Clay Andrews

Clay Andrews

The Godfrey Hotel, General Manager

Los Angeles, CA

Charles A. Bassett

Charles A. Bassett

L&R Group of Companies, President of Operations

Los Angeles, CA

Mark Beccaria

Mark Beccaria

Aames-Warner Corporation, President

Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Lori Bettison-Varga

Dr. Lori Bettison-Varga

Natural History Museum of L.A. County, President & Director

Los Angeles, CA

Javier Cano

Javier Cano

The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles & JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE, Vice President & Market General Manager

Los Angeles, CA

Grant Coonley

Grant Coonley

Hilton LA Airport, General Manager

Los Angeles, CA

Mark Davis

Mark Davis

Sun Hill Properties & Hillcrest Real Estate, President & Chief Executive Officer | Hilton Los Angeles Universal City, General Manager

Los Angeles, CA

Bill Doak

Bill Doak

JRK Hotel Group, President

Los Angeles, CA

Mark Eberwein

Mark Eberwein

W Hollywood, General Manager

Los Angeles, CA

Susan Feniger

Susan Feniger

Border Grill Restaurant, Chef/Owner

Los Angeles, CA

Larry Freedman

Larry Freedman

LAFC Sports LLC, Executive VP/ CBO

Los Angeles, CA

Tom Gilmore

Tom Gilmore

Gilmore Associates, CEO

Los Angeles, CA

Todd Goldstein

Todd Goldstein

AEG, Chief Revenue Officer

Los Angeles, CA

James Holleran

James Holleran

Reach Agency EVP, Head of Entertainment Division

Los Angeles, CA

Karen Irwin

Karen Irwin

Universal Studios Hollywood, President & COO

Los Angeles, CA

Danny Kahn

Danny Kahn

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, Executive Director

Los Angeles, CA

Peter Kwong

Peter Kwong

Best Western Plus Dragon Gate Inn, Owner

Los Angeles, CA

Martin V. Lee

Martin V. Lee

Triac Development Corp., Chief Financial Officer

Los Angeles, CA

Jonathan Litvack

Jonathan Litvack

Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown, General Manager

Los Angeles, CA

Kyle Mabry

Kyle Mabry

American Airlines, Vice President - Western Division

Los Angeles, CA

Scott Mills

Scott Mills

The Garland, General Manager

Los Angeles, CA

Cedd Moses

Cedd Moses

213 Hospitality, President

Los Angeles, CA

Michael Newcombe

Michael Newcombe

Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, General Manager

Los Angeles, CA

Chris Park

Chris Park

Hanjin International Corp., Senior Vice President

Los Angeles, CA

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Ken Pilgrim

Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, Managing Director

Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Timothy Potts

Dr. Timothy Potts

J.Paul Getty Museum Director

Los Angeles, CA

Marisa Rokovitz

Marisa Rokovitz

Enterprise, Southern CA, Director of Hotel & Leisure Sales

Los Angeles, CA

Jeffrey N. Rudolph

Jeffrey N. Rudolph

California Science Center, President and CEO

Los Angeles, CA

Helen Simmons

Helen Simmons

Omni Los Angeles Hotel, General Manager

Los Angeles, CA

Raymond Vermolen

Raymond Vermolen

Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown, General Manager

Los Angeles, CA

Karl Kuhn

Karl Kuhn

Legal Counsel

Los Angeles, CA