Visit Orlando is pleased to announce that it has hired Stephanie Naegele as Vice President of Convention Sales Operations.
In this new role, Naegele will be responsible for leading the day-to-day sales and administrative efforts for the Business Development, Diversity Markets, Strategic Accounts and Pharmaceutical Sales teams.
"Stephanie has demonstrated a deep commitment and strong passion for sales throughout her very successful career," said Fred Shea, Visit Orlando's senior vice president of Convention Sales & Services. "We are truly fortunate to have her on our team."
Naegele comes to Visit Orlando from Marriott International, where she served as Area Sales Leader for the Central and North Florida sales teams for the past three years. Naegele brings to the official tourism association more than 17 years of experience in sales/operations, having performed a variety of roles for Marriott since 2002.
Throughout her career, Naegele has served as a coach for the sales process, providing leadership and direction for her teams and sales support and guidance for the hotels. In 2004 and 2005, she served as President of the Central Florida Business Travel Association and member of the Global Business Travel Association Chapter Presidents Council.