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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

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

ANNA DUFFY
Administrative Assistant
401-845-9110
ADuffy@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.

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

BRITTANY LAURO
Social Media and Content Manager
401-845-9112
BLauro@DiscoverNewport.org
Responsible for all social media and content. 

JULIE GRANT
Digital Marketing Manager
401-845-9145
JGrant@DiscoverNewport.org
Responsible for all website content and special programs.

 

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, CMP, HMCC
Destination Expert
401-845-9114
AHurd@DiscoverNewport.org

PATRICIA SMURRO, CMP, HMCC
Destination Expert
401-845-9116
PSmurro@DiscoverNewport.org

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Ocean Drive 2020

Guide to Parking

Feel free to park your ride in these lots, streets and somewhat secret spots, get out and enjoy the view. Here's everything you need to know.

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Wineries & Breweries

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Madeleine Kids Sail

Kid Friendly Activities

From casual eateries with some of the best grub around, to scavenger hunt bingo and chances to try sailing, welcome to the time of their lives.

Second Beach Summer

Insider's Guide to Newport's Best Beaches

More than 400 miles of coastline affords beautiful beaches and sprawling sandy seasides in and around Newport. Whether you're looking to bask in the water or sink into a beach chair with your toes in…

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Guide to Biking in Newport

Whether you're looking for a light and leisurely ride or something a bit more challenging, Newport offers some of the most scenic paths for exploring on two wheels. Cover more ground and avoid parking…