VisitGreenvilleSC Staff Directory

VisitGreenvilleSC is among the most productive economic development organizations in the region, and for good reason. This is a passionate, informed and professional group. Every person here works hard and has celebrated as both the City and County of Greenville have been recognized in a number of rewarding successes. We are here to help—to answer any questions and meet any needs you may have.

We invite you to contact us via phone or email. If you're looking for general information about the greater Greenville area, simply contact our Visitor Center or request a Visitor's Guide online. And if you're exploring possible meetings destinations, we invite you to submit an RFP or call us to learn more about meetings and conventions in Greenville, South Carolina.

Visitor Center

City Hall 
206 S. Main Street 
Greenville, SC 29601

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am-4:45pm; Saturday 9am-5pm; Sunday 12-4pm 


Sales and Marketing Office

Innovate Building 
148 River Street, Suite 100
Greenville, SC 29601

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am-5:30pm


Sheryl Lang

President & CEO

Yeah, THAT Greenville's Newest Vision Provider, Inspirer, Obstacle Jumper, Fundraiser, and Cheerleader for All Things Greenville!

Kelly Nunn

Marketing Manager

Oversees development and implementation of leisure and group sales marketing efforts. Manages VisitGreenvilleSC’s merchandise program strategy and implementation.

Stephanie Thorn, PDM

Tourism Marketing Project Manager

Oversees and manages the annual Visitor's Guide,, the eStore, all integrated tourism software (CRM/CMS/eMarketing, etc.), and provides internal Marketing, Membership, and Visitor Center Team support.

Nancy Breede

Research Analyst

Responsible for VGSC research functions, including sales account database builds, tourism-related economic indicators, and tourism statistics. Oversees VGSC grant programs and accreditation.

Kira DeLoache

Director of Finance

Responsible for VGSC's daily activities of accounts payable, payroll, budget, grant reporting and reimbursement, revenue, and general ledger. Manages VGSC's human resource functions.

Carley Sweeney

Executive Administrator

Acts as a liaison between VisitGreenvilleSC and its Board of Directors, oversees office administration, and manages the relationship between VGSC and JLL's Tourism & Destination Advisory Practice, as our 10-year strategic plan (through 2032) is created. .

Ashley Owens

Sales Manager

Based in Charlotte, NC, Ashley is focused on both corporate and association groups, with a concentration in NC, KY, TN, MS, AL, FL and all states west of the Mississippi River.

Michelle Nance

Manager of Client Services & Member Engagement

Leads and supports the Membership and Visitor Services Team in providing membership engagement and quality guest experiences. Additionally acts as the liaison between local resources and VGSC’s meeting and event clients by helping them plan and host a successful event here in Greenville.

Joanne Karkkanen

Member & Visitor Services Coordinator

Focuses on strengthening partnerships with current members, and acts as their first point of contact. Gives HappyNet training and support, builds relationships with new members and organizations, and keeps the database up-to-date. Fulfills member invoicing renewals and compiles content for event collateral.

Gladys Sosa

Event Experience Specialist

The liaison between local resources and VGSC’s meeting and event clients by helping them plan and host a successful event here in Greenville.

Kendra Williams

Visitor Services Lead Concierge

Manages operations and scheduling at the VisitGreenvilleSC Visitor Center, handles all membership prospecting, manages distribution of Visitor’s Guides, and fulfills all member and walk-in merchandise orders.

Linda Biersack

Visitor Services Concierge

Welcomes visitors and provides them with an orientation to Greenville, giving information and answering questions about events, things to do, and more in the city and surrounding areas. Acts as a receptionist and greeter for guests.