Visit Alexandria Staff

Visit Alexandria staff prides itself on answering questions and responding to comments from its members and the community. We're always ‘in the know' about current community news. Please do not hesitate to contact us whenever we can be of help. 

Alexandria Visitors Center at Ramsay House
221 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone - (703) 746-3301 or (800) 388-9119

Executive Offices
625 N. Washington Street, Suite 400
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone -  (703) 652-5369 or (800) 388-9119


Advertising sales reps should contact our agency of record, Harmelin Media | Lisa Reynolds at (484) 434-2548 or

Patricia Washington

Patricia Washington, President & CEO
(703) 652-5362 |  Email Patricia Washington 

Patricia is responsible for Visit Alexandria’s vision, goals, culture, and data-driven marketing strategy. She is orchestrator of the Extraordinary Alexandria brand which imbues everything we do.  Patricia works collaboratively with the City, staff, board, members, and the community to maximize the benefits of tourism for the City of Alexandria.

Tom Kaiden

Tom Kaiden, Chief Operating Officer
(703) 652-5361 | Email Tom Kaiden

Tom's role is to ensure that "Extraordinary" is not just our brand, but an ethos of exceeding expectations that runs through everything we do both inside and outside of Visit Alexandria. He leads our planning, strategy and business development initiatives. Contact Tom for questions relating to partnerships, sponsorship, research, finance, and operations.

Tom Kaiden

Lafayette Barnes, Graphic Designer and Photographer
Email Lafayette Barnes

Lafayette serves as Visit Alexandria’s in-house graphic designer and photographer assisting all departments with the production of ads, posters, invitations, and photography needs.

Melanie Fallon

Melanie Fallon, Visitors Services Manager
(703) 746-3301 | Email Melanie Fallon

Melanie manages the Alexandria Visitors Center at Ramsay House. She keeps staff up to date on current events and happenings in Alexandria, to ensure our visitors are well informed.  She is also responsible for the distribution of Visitors Guides and maps to our members, and prospective visitors/groups.

Vito Fiore

Vito Fiore, Marketing & Research Manager
(703) 652-5364 | Email Vito Fiore

Vito executes the advertising campaign for Visit Alexandria and advises on marketing strategy for the organization. He also analyzes primary and secondary tourism industry research on behalf of Visit Alexandria and its membership. (Advertising sales reps should contact our agency of record, Harmelin Media | Lisa Reynolds at (484) 434-2548 or

Megan Hosford

Megan Hosford, CDMP Sales Manager
(703) 652-5366 | Email Megan Hosford

Market Specialties: Megan is our "go to" gal for Alexandria associations and our "convention services" arm of the sales team. She also works closely with the tour and travel and SMERF markets. 

Brooke Newton, HMCC, Sales Manager
(703) 652-5368 | Email Brooke Newton

Market Specialties: Government, Pharma, and International. Responsible for the east coast region. Brooke, known as the “quiet superstar”, is here to support planners and executives with their meeting search, selection, and support services from start to the finish – making it an extraordinary experience for all.

Meredith Kirkpatrick - Sasser

Meredith Kirkpatrick - Sasser, Membership & Promotions Manager
(703) 652-5365 | Email Meredith Kirkpatrick

Meredith can help you with questions regarding Visit Alexandria membership and its benefits and can assist members in updating their information online including adding information to the Calendar of Events, Special Offers and adding images & logos to listings. She can answer questions about special promotions that take place in Alexandria throughout the year including Restaurant Week, Black Friday and more.

Lorraine Lloyd

Lorraine Lloyd, Senior VP of Sales
(703) 652-5360 | Email Lorraine Lloyd

Lorraine oversees and directs the group sales team promoting Visit Alexandria's "Meetings Made Extraordinary" program. The enthusiastic and dedicated team will tailor an experience uniquely yours and provide a customized toolkit to build attendance, welcome and dazzle your attendees and ensure a successful event. She also administers Visit Alexandria's international marketing efforts.

Jacob Millington

Jacob Millington, CPA, Accounting (Contracted)
(703) 371-3310 | Email Jacob

President, Serenity Accounting

Claire Mouledoux

Claire Mouledoux, Director of Communications
(703) 652-5367 | Email Claire Mouledoux

Claire is Visit Alexandria's liaison with journalists and can help with image requests. Be sure to visit the Press Room for exciting new information from Alexandria. Advertising and marketing reps should contact Lisa Reynolds at our agency of record, Harmelin Media, at (484) 434-2548 or email Lisa. Our in-house advertising contact is Visit Alexandria CEO Patricia Washington at (703) 652-5362 or email Patricia.

Jacqueline Reilly

Jacqueline Reilly , Administrative Assistant for Alexandria Partners for Economic Growth
(703) 652-5340 | Email Jacqueline Reilly

Jackie can answer day-to-day administrative questions and can help you reach a staff member if she is not able to answer your question.

Robin D. Roane

Robin D. Roane, CTE, CCTE, CMP, Senior Sales Manager
(703) 652-5372 | Email Robin Roane

Market Specialty: Associations. Robin's "At Your Service" attitude and knowledge of Alexandria will ensure that your meeting is a success. Robin will assist you with all of your meeting needs from the initial RFP to the farewell festivities and everything in between.

Robin D. Roane

Sara Stanton, Communications Assistant & Writer
(703) 652-5373 | Email Sara Stanton

Sara writes our blog and assists with journalist inquiries and image requests. Visit the Media & PR press room for more information.

Alfonso Wright

Alfonso Wright, Digital Marketing Manager
(703) 652-5371 | Email Alfonso Wright

Alfonso serves as the primary lead for email marketing, digital analytics and content development for Visit Alexandria's website. He is also responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the site, managing related external agency relationships, and he recently lead efforts to improve visitors' experience through the development of the current responsive design.