Visit Sarasota County Hires New Sports and Specialty Accounts Manager
SARASOTA, FL– (November 24, 2015)-Visit Sarasota County (VSC) recently hired a new Sports and Specialty Accounts Manager, Sarah Huffman. Huffman will report to Director of Sports, Robert Wells. Huffman will work with the sports grants program, assisting in sporting event bid development and outreach to the Social, Military, Educational, Religious and Fraternal group sales markets . She replaces Shelby Connett, a three-year employee of VSC, who moved into the Meetings and Group Sales Manager position at VSC. Connett will manage the meetings market and group sales.
Prior to coming to VSC, Huffman was with the Florida State University Athletics Department as the Coordinator of Business Operations and previously interned with Visit Tallahassee in their Sports Marketing Department. She has a Bachelors and Master’s Degree from Florida State University where she studied Hospitality and Sports Management. Sarah is a Sarasota native and graduate of Cardinal Mooney High School.
Visit Sarasota County leads and supports the tourism industry in Sarasota County by providing the highest quality, and most innovative, marketing programs and promotions to ensure the continued growth of tourism and travel from visitors around the world. It is the mission of VSC to make Sarasota County the must experience destination on Florida’s Gulf Coast.