Our Organization

Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) is managed by an experienced staff of tourism professionals and supported by a dedicated board of directors.


Executive Team

Connie Del Signore
Connie Del SignorePresident & CEO
Phone: 410-280-0445,
ext. 300
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Frank DiVenti
Frank DiVentiChief Marketing Officer
Phone: 410-280-0445,
ext. 305
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Dani Bottcher
Dani BottcherChief Financial Officer
Phone: 410-280-0445,
ext. 302
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Susan Seifried
Susan SeifriedVP Communications
Phone: 410-280-0445,
ext. 303
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Operational Team

Carol Vilardo
Carol VilardoDirector of Marketing
Phone: 410-280-0445,
ext. 315
Denise Bosmans
Denise BosmansDirector
of Sales
Phone: 410-280-0445,
ext. 306
Christine McNichols
Christine McNicholsSenior Partnership Manager
Phone: 410-280-0445,
ext. 311
Tatiana Wells
Tatiana WellsDirector of Visitor
Phone: 410-280-0445, ext. 308
Ronnee Zilonis
Ronnee ZilonisAssistant to
the President
Phone: 410-280-0445,
ext. 301
John Fulginiti
John FulginitiManager,
Special Projects
Phone: 410-280-0445,
ext. 307


  • Chairman:
    Robert Clark, President & CEO, Historic Annapolis
  • Vice Chairman:
    Carol Benson, Executive Director, Four Rivers, The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town and South County
  • Treasurer:
    Dale Hilliard, Chief, Policy and Corporate Affairs, Maryland Aviation Administration
  • Secretary:
    Eric Ruden, Deputy Athletic Director, Naval Academy Athletic Association
  • State of Maryland Representative:
    Senator John C. Astle, Maryland State Senator – District 30, State of Maryland
  • City of Annapolis Representative:
    Mayor Gavin Buckley, City of Annapolis
  • County Executive Representative:
    Alan R. Friedman, Attorney at Law
  • Marketing Committee Chairman:
    Willie Wright, General Manager, BWI Airport Marriott
  • Government Affairs and Advocacy Committee Chairman:
    Lou Zagarino, Director, Baltimore Washington Medical Center Board
  • President & CEO:
    Connie Del Signore, VAAAC
  • Sally Comport
    Principal, Art at Large, Inc.
  • Gene Condon
    Vice President/General Manager, Arundel Mills Mall
  • Michael Hughes
    Managing Partner, MH Media Strategies
  • Gary Jobson
    Chair, Anne Arundel Medical Center
  • Robert Norton
    President & General Manager, Live! Casino & Hotel 
  • Brian Riddle
    President, Homestead Gardens
  • Lauren Russell
    Vice President & Creative Director, Maine Cottage
  • CDR. David McKinney
    USNA Public Affairs Officer/Miriam Stanicic, Community Relations Director
  • Julie Mussog
    President & CEO, AAEDC/Rosa Cruz, Director Marketing & Communications, AAEDC
  • Felicia Nolan
    Special Projects Coordinator in the Mayor’s Office, City of Annapolis
  • Greg Pecoraro
    Executive Director, BWI Business Partnership
  • Matilda “Tillie” Barckley
    VAAAC Information Specialist, Retired Teacher
  • Lisa Barge
    Agricultural Marketing & Development, Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp.
  • Royal Bundy
    Vice President/Marketing, Rams Head
  • Heather Crowder
    Owner/Photographer, Heather Crowder Photography Studio
  • Erik Evans
    Event Planner, Inner West Street Association/Annapolis Arts District
  • Brian Gallagher
    Director, Council Baradel
  • Barbara Jackson
    Senior Vice President, BB&T
  • Jon Kemp
    Regional Manager, SP Plus Parking
  • Gertrude Makell
    President, Galesville Community Center
  • David Orso
    Owner, David Orso Group of Century 21 New Millennium
  • Phil Reynolds
    VAAAC Information Specialist, Annapolis Rotary Club
  • Marc Rodriguez
    Alderman, City of Annapolis City Council, Ward 5
  • Chambers:
    • Yoursuf Ahmad
      CEO, Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce
    • Liz League
      CEO, Greater Severna Park and Arnold Chamber of Commerce
    • Julia Howes
      Executive Director, Southern Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce
    • Raj Kudchadkar, Esq.
      President & CEO, Central Maryland Chamber of Commerce
    • Alissa Santoro
      Executive Director, Greater Crofton Chamber of Commerce


FY 18 Marketing Plan


FY 17 Annual Report


Emergency Action Plan



“25 of America’s Best Towns for the Holidays”
Best Under-the-Radar Romantic Destination
Annapolis Named One of the Top Ten Best All-American Vacations for 2015
America’s Most Romantic Towns
9 Of The World’s Most Stunning Places Where You Can Sleep On A Boat
America’s Best College Towns
Sports Readers Choice Award Winner


Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) is looking for a few good volunteers. If you like meeting people and sharing your knowledge about Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay, we have the perfect job for you! Our Volunteer Information Specialists assist vacationers, business travelers, and area residents who stop by our 26 West Street Visitors Center and our seasonal satellite information booth at City Dock. Serving as front line ambassadors, our friendly volunteers provide visitors with materials, insights, and the lay of the land they need to make the best use of their time with us.

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Check out our openings below and submit an application to get started.

Blogger (Independent Contractor)

Periodically, Visit Annapolis is in need of bloggers for our three dedicated blogs. Learn more about blogging opportunities.

Annapolis Visitor Ambassador (Part-time Seasonal)

Welcoming and assisting visitors in the Historic District. Paid position with Visit Annapolis (Visitors Bureau).