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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 Visitor Center
221 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone - (703) 838-5005

Executive Offices
277 S. Washington Street, Suite 210
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone -  (703) 652-5369


Advertising sales reps should contact our agency of record, Harmelin Media | Caitlin MacGregor at (610) 668-7900 x1138 or

Patricia Washington

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

Patricia is responsible for Visit Alexandria’s vision, goals, culture, data-driven and content-first marketing strategy. Patricia works collaboratively with the City, staff, board, members, economic development partners, 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 leads Visit Alexandria’s operations, planning, strategy and business development. Contact him for questions relating to operations, finance, marketing partnerships, community presentations, grants, and human resources.


Carla Bascope-Hebble, Vice President of Sales 
(703) 652-5378 | Email Carla Bascope-Hebble

Carla is one of the members of Visit Alexandria’s group sales team. Using her well-rounded hospitality experience as a former hotel supplier and buyer, Carla collaborates with organizations to achieve successful events in Alexandria. She manages group business in the association and corporate markets for the following regions: North East (PA, WV, NJ, NY, DE, CT, RI MA, VT, NH, ME), Mid-Atlantic: VA & MD, South East (NC, SC, GA, FL). She is a member of CVB Reps, RHMP, PCMA’s Capital, Chesapeake and Philly chapters. 

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Rebecca Doser, Communications Manager
(703) 652-5363 | Email Rebecca Doser

Rebecca is Visit Alexandria's liaison with journalists and can help with image requests and story ideas. Be sure to visit the Press Room for exciting new information from Alexandria. Rebecca also serves as the editor of the Official Visitor Guide and helps manage the content on Visit Alexandria’s website. Advertising sales reps should contact our agency of record, Harmelin Media at (610) 668-7900 x1138 or email Caitlin. Our in-house advertising contact is Visit Alexandria Vice President of Marketing and Research Vito Fiore at (703) 652-5364 or email Vito.

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Misha Enriquez, Social Media and Visual Production Manager

(703) 652-5365 | Email Misha Enriquez

Misha manages Visit Alexandria’s social media channels and produces video and photo content. She is always on the lookout for events, promotions, and buzzworthy news around Alexandria.

Melanie Fallon

Melanie Fallon, Vice President of Member & Visitor Services
Direct: (703) 838-4725 | Visitor Center: (703) 838-5005 | Email Melanie Fallon

Melanie manages Visit Alexandria membership, ensuring that members maximize their benefits, to include marketing, publications, advertising, education and promotions. Melanie also oversees the Alexandria Visitor Center, keeping staff up to date on local events and happenings, seasonal tours, and promotions.  She also coordinates the distribution of Visitor Guides and maps to individuals, members, and groups. 

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Vito Fiore, Vice President of Marketing & Research
(703) 652-5364 | Email Vito Fiore

Vito directs and implements advertising campaigns for Visit Alexandria and manages relationships with its marketing agencies. He also conducts and 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 | Caitlin MacGregor at (610) 668-7900 x1138 or


Lindsey Goldstein, Destination Sales Manager
(703) 652-5380 | Email Lindsey Goldstein

Lindsey manages the Government Market, SMERF, LGBTQ, Tour & Travel and Wedding opportunities. Lindsey’s meeting planning background and residency in Alexandria will ensure that your meeting is successful. Lindsey can assist with any meeting needs from the RFP to off-site activities in Alexandria. Lindsey is active with SGMP and AMPS. As a local resident of Alexandria, she is ready to share her passion for our destination with you.


Trisha Meisner, Member Relations Manager
(703) 652-5368 | Email Trisha Meisner

Trisha works with Visit Alexandria’s members to maximize their participation in our marketing programs and promotions, including the Visitor Guide and Map, King Street Trolley advertising, Official Menu Book, Restaurant Weeks, Sidewalk Sale, Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. She is also responsible for helping members manage their content on Visit Alexandria’s website through listings, events and special offers.

Claire Mouledox: Vice President of Communications

Claire Mouledoux, Senior Vice President of Communications
(703) 652-5367 | Email Claire Mouledoux

Claire directs the voice of the Alexandria visitor brand through comprehensive communications and content strategies, managing a team in media relations, social media and digital marketing. Claire works with journalists and can provide high res images. Be sure to visit the Press Room for the latest information from Alexandria. Advertising sales reps should contact our agency of record, Harmelin Media at (610) 668-7900 x1138 or email Caitlin. Our in-house advertising contact is Visit Alexandria Director of Marketing and Research Vito Fiore at (703) 652-5364 or email Vito.

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Caroline Secrest, Communications Associate & Writer
(703) 652-5373 | Email Caroline Secrest

Caroline is the primary writer for Visit Alexandria’s blog, visitALX, and serves as content creator for a variety of communications channels, including the website. Caroline also supports the public relations team by staying on top of citywide trends, engaging with members, tracking media coverage and more.

Elissa Staley

Elissa Staley, Event & Partnership Manager
703-652-5352 |

Elissa manages Visit Alexandria’s program of annual events and activations for stakeholders and partners. She supports partnerships with businesses and organizations along with City departments to produce and elevate activation along the King Street corridor and at the waterfront including leading the production of Portside in Old Town Summer Festival and the Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights. She also manages the Film Office and oversees the film permit process for the City of Alexandria.

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.