President & CEO
Liz Bittner currently serves as President & CEO for Travel South USA, a 12 state regional marketing alliance owned by the state tourism offices of Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.
Vice President, Partnerships & Alliances
Vice President, Global Sales & Media Relations
David Kemp is currently Vice President of Global Sales & Media Relations for Travel South USA and is responsible for the organizations sales efforts. Prior to joining Travel South USA, David...
Director, Marketing & Communications
Sam T. Lacy is the Director of Marketing & Communications for Travel South USA. Prior to joining the Travel South team, he worked as Project Manager for The Group Travel Leader, Inc., in Lexington, Kentucky for two years. He attended Transylvania University in Lexington from 2005-2009, graduating with a degree in Business Administration. He then attended the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business & Economics from 2011-2013, where he earned his Master's of Business Administration.
Manager, Finance & Partner Relations
Meredith Wilkes is the Manager of Finance & Partner Services for Travel South USA. Meredith began her time with Travel South USA in June of 2015. Prior to joining Travel South USA, Meredith served as Executive Administrative Assistant to the President and Vice President of Buckeye Vacuum Cleaner Supply Company for five years. She also concurrently managed the Accounts Payable of Buckeye’s subsidiary company, Northwest Wholesale Distributors. Mrs. Wilkes is a graduate of Kennesaw State University, receiving her BBA in Business Management in 2006, as well as her MBA in 2012.
Coordinator, China Initiatives
Catherine Li is from Chongqing, China, and moved to Atlanta in 2013. She obtained her Bachelor's degree in Business from University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2012 (double major in Marketing & International Business), and graduated from Georgia State University in 2016 with a Master's of Professional Accountancy.
Angelica De Stefano
Coordinator, Event & Marketing Partner Admin.
Angelica De Stefano is the Coordinator, Event & Marketing Partner Administrator for Travel South USA. Prior to joining the Travel South team in January 2017, she was an Editor at YourDailyTech.