Meet Your Regional Representative

Our Directors of Client Relations meet with hundreds of travel-related partners and organizations and attend a range of industry events in their districts each year. Connect with your region's representative today.


Kristine Tsusaki-Reddick, Northern California

Kristine has over 16 years of experience in marketing and client relationship management. Prior to joining Visit California, she served as an Account Director where she was responsible for building relationships with elite technology business partners. Kristine drove business strategy as well as successful design and deployment of go-to market products, sales campaigns and partnership programs. 

Kristine has experience in multiple industries including technology, financial services, retail, government and educational services. Throughout her career she’s held a variety of management positions in business development, product marketing and account management. Before the corporate sector, Kristine was a public relations Account Executive specializing in government agencies and non-profits in the Sacramento area.

A native of Northern California, Kristine has a passion for the outdoors and spends most of her free time with her family discovering new destinations throughout Northern California.


Brandy Hill, Central Coast

Brandy has more than a dozen years of experience building and managing client relationships in a variety of industries. In the hospitality world, Brandy worked extensively with hotel partners to develop and strengthen business partnerships, and as a senior account manager in the tech industry, she garnered more than eight years’ worth of service handling complex and strategic customer relationships. She also holds an MBA from Santa Clara University, which she earned while working fulltime to grow her career.

As the Director of Client Relations for the Central Coast at Visit California, Brandy is the primary point of contact for all information regarding Visit California and the organization’s global program of work. She serves as a key resource for travel-related businesses in one of the most beautiful and iconic regions of California, stretching south of the Bay Area to the coastlines of Santa Barbara.


Jack Song, San Francisco Bay Area

Jack S. Song is a marketing and public affairs strategist. Jack has designed and executed several integrated marketing campaigns for over 100 commercial and independent feature films, real estate development projects, and consumer tech companies.

Prior to joining Visit California, Jack served as a vice president at a marketing agency where he led business development, thought leadership campaigns, and social media strategy for Fortune 500 companies and foundations.

Jack received his BA in Political Science from University of California at Berkeley and MBA from Haas School of Business, with an emphasis in brand management. He is a board member of API Wellness Center, a non-profit health clinic, and an active member of the California Democratic Party. He resides in San Francisco and is the Director of Client Relations for the San Francisco/Bay Area.


Kelly Wells, San Diego/Orange County

Kelly served as the Los Angeles Industry Liaison for two years before moving to the role of Director of Client Relations, San Diego/Orange County. Kelly has over a decade of experience in marketing, communications and community relations, with a specialization in travel- and tourism-related marketing, branding and sales.

Before joining Visit California, she was the Marketing Manager and Marketing Representative for Southwest Airlines where she created, implemented and managed all local marketing strategies for Southwest Airlines in Southern California covering the Orange County, San Diego, Los Angeles and Burbank regions.


Brian Wright, DMO & Executive Relations

Brian has more than a decade of executive-level experience in the travel industry. He previously served as Visit California’s Senior Director of Communications where he was responsible for the planning, execution, reporting and management of internal and external communications, public affairs, consumer and industry media relations, and special event programs within the organization.

Prior to Visit California, he served as Director of Marketing for Delaware North Companies (DNC) Parks and Resorts at Yosemite National Park. Earlier in his career, he oversaw DNC sales, marketing and e-business efforts at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. While with DNC, he also served as Chair of Visit California's Communications Committee, where he was extensively involved in a myriad of the organization's marketing and communications initiatives.

 

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