Discover Newport, RI Staff

Staff Directory

Discover Newport welcomes the opportunity to work with you! Please refer to the staff directory listed below.


ADMINISTRATION

EVAN SMITH
President & CEO
401-845-9113
ESmith@DiscoverNewport.org

ANNA DUFFY
Executive Assistant to the President
401-845-9110
ADuffy@DiscoverNewport.org

ALYSON C. ADKINS, CPA
Director of Finance and Human Resources
401-845-9126
AAdkins@DiscoverNewport.org
Fiduciary responsibilities and human resources.

LISA PARSONS
Finance Coordinator
401-845-9141
LParsons@DiscoverNewport.org

 
MARKETING / COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT

KATHRYN FARRINGTON, CFEE
Vice President of Marketing
401-845-9117
KFarrington@DiscoverNewport.org
Oversees all aspects of tourism marketing, communication and corporate partnerships.

ANDREA McHUGH
Marketing Communications Manager
401-845-9151
AMcHugh@DiscoverNewport.org
Responsible for all PR and communication initiatives.

NATALIE MANNING
Creative Marketing Manager
401-845-9138
NManning@DiscoverNewport.org
Responsible for all creative brand design and execution.

RENEE SEVIGNY
Website Operations Manager
401-845-9150
RSevigny@DiscoverNewport.org

BRITTANY LAURO
Social Media Manager
401-845-9112
BLauro@DiscoverNewport.org
Responsible for all social media and company blog, From Stem to Stern.

JULIE GRANT
Marketing Coordinator
401-845-9145
JGrant@DiscoverNewport.org
 

 

SALES DEPARTMENT
J. TIMOTHY WALSH, CMP
Vice President of Sales
401-845-9132
TWalsh@DiscoverNewport.org
Oversees all aspects of corporate and group sales.
 
ALEX HURD
Destination Expert
401-845-9114
AHurd@DiscoverNewport.org
Markets: Washington, DC, Virginia, Maryland, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Western, MA.

ANNE ROBERTS
Destination Expert
401-845-9127
ARoberts@DiscoverNewport.org
Markets: Boston, MA, Rhode Island, Chicago, IL and West.

PATRICIA SMURRO
Destination Expert
401-845-9116
PSmurro@DiscoverNewport.org
Markets: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Greater Boston, MA and International.

RYAN FOSTER
Tourism Sales Manager
401-845-9119
RFoster@DiscoverNewport.org
Markets: Group tour and travel.

SUSAN PRATT
Sales Logistics Manager
401-845-9115 
SPratt@DiscoverNewport.org
Market: New business development. Organizes all sales department events.
 
VISITOR SERVICE / OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT

CATHY MORRISON
Vice President of Operations
401-845-9120
CMorrison@DiscoverNewport.org
Oversees all visitor services and the operations of building and grounds.

JENNIFER BAILEY
Visitor Services Manager
401-845-9129
JBailey@DiscoverNewport.org
Responsible for overseeing all personnel and operations associated with visitor services.

ELLEN CRAWLEY
Reservation Specialist
401-845-9124
ECrawley@DiscoverNewport.org