Visit Irving Staff

Executive Team


Maura Gast, FCDME

Executive Director

Diana Pfaff

Vice President, Marketing & Communications

Monty White

Sr. Director of Marketing Communications

Lori Fojtasek

Vice President, Sales & Services

Susan Rose

Vice President, Finance & Administration

Marianne Lauda

Accounting & Budget Director

Sales and Services

Lori Fojtasek; Vice President, Sales and Services
Cheryl Hopkins; Sales Manager, Corporations, Airlines: 972-401-7712
Matt Tungett; Sales Manager, Corporations, and Government: 972-252-7476
Debbie Roberts; Sales Manager, Sports and Entertainment: 972-401-7716
Katherine DiPietro, CHSE; Sales Manager, SMERF and Travel Industry: 972-401-7713
Lori Mansell; Sales Manager, National and State Associations: 972-401-7714
Wendy Foster, CMP; Senior Convention Services Manager: 972-401-7717
Kathy Levine; Convention Services Manager: 972-401-7718
Brenda Lopez; Senior Sales and Services Coordinator: 972-401-7719

Marketing and Communications

Diana Pfaff; Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Monty White, CDME; Senior Director of Marketing Communications
Lori Sirmen; Communications Manager
Kayla Mansour; Marketing Manager
Carol Stoddard; Senior Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Barry Lewis; Media Buyer


Susan Rose: Vice President, Finance and Administration
Marianne Lauda; Accounting & Budget Director
Brice Petty; Technology Manager
Carol Boyer, CMP; Office Manager
Monica Soto; Senior Accounting & Purchasing Assistant
April Stallings; Visitor Services Coordinator