Meet the Team

Reference a complete list of the business staff of Discover Lancaster with contact information, followed by a list of who is your best bet to contact with specific questions.

Business

Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Phone: (717) 299-8901
Fax: (717) 299-0470

Staff

Chris Ackerman, CSEE

Director of Sales
Work: (717) 735-1644
Cell: (717) 682-5662
cackerman@discoverlancaster.com

Joel Cliff

Director of Communications & Advocacy
717-735-0311
jcliff@discoverlancaster.com

Dana DeRose

Partnership Coordinator
717-391-6002
dderose@discoverlancaster.com

Laura Diaz

Executive Assistant to the President
717-391-6003
ldiaz@discoverlancaster.com

Kate Farbo

Sales Coordinator
717-735-1649
Kfarbo@discoverlancaster.com

Judy Gerhart

Accounting Manager
717-735-1641
jgerhart@discoverlancaster.com

Allyson Henry

Marketing Manager
717-391-6007
ahenry@discoverlancaster.com

Sarah Long

Director of Marketing
717-735-1648
slong@discoverlancaster.com

Olivia Novak

Tourism Sales Manager
717-735-1640
onovak@discoverlancaster.com

Mara Sultan

Convention & International Sales Manager
(717) 391-6006
msultan@discoverlancaster.com

Autumn Thomas

Industry Partnership Manager
717-509-6394
athomas@discoverlancaster.com

Katie Walmer

Graphic Designer
717-391-6004
kwalmer@discoverlancaster.com

Christine Weaver

Supervisor, Visitor Services
Partnership Sales Associate
717-735-1652
cweaver@discoverlancaster.com

Board of Directors

Discover Lancaster is led by a board of directors, whose names appear below.

Current Officers

Rebecca Gallagher
Chair
The Historic Smithton Inn

Chair-Elect - Vacant


Monica Trego
Past Chair
Tanger Outlets

Steve Barrall
Treasurer/Secretary

Strasburg Rail Road

Elected Directors

Lynne Griffin
Australian Walkabout Inn

Bill Moshos
TES, Inc. dba Miller's Smorgasbord, Smokehouse BBQ & Amishview Inn & Suites

Russ Urban
High Hotels Ltd.


Rod Shumaker
Shumaker PDT

Carl Smucker
Smucker Village

Hope Graby
Scheffey, Inc.

Appointed Directors

Lisa Riggs
Economic Development Company of Lancaster County