Our Staff

Visit The Woodlands is comprised of nine full-time staff members.

Our Staff


Visit The Woodlands is comprised of nine full-time staff members. As the official destination marketing organization, we work to promote The Woodlands as a first-class destination for business, convention and leisure travel.


NICK WOLDA President



Nick is the President of Visit The Woodlands and the Director of Community Relations for The Woodlands Township. He oversees the teams who handle marketing, advertising, social media, websites and public/media relations for both of these organizations.


Elizabeth works to identify new opportunities for Visit The Woodlands in addition to assisting with the development of programs and leading daily operations. She implements action plans to encourage visitors, both individual and group, to visit The Woodlands and utilize its accommodations, restaurants, retail shopping, attractions and convention facilities.


ASHLEY WHITE, TDM Marketing Director

Ashley leads the Marketing Department which serves as the official voice for Visit The Woodlands in messaging to meeting planners, leisure travelers, media and hospitality industry partners. In this position, Ashley oversees all aspects of marketing for Visit The Woodlands including advertising, brand management, integrated marketing campaigns, media relations, online initiatives and strategic partnerships.

AMBER GEORGE, TDM, CTA Social Media Coordinator

Amber works within the Marketing Department and is responsible for digital communications and content creation for Visit The Woodlands. This includes developing and managing content for the Visit The Woodlands website and social media platforms along with coordinating video production and email marketing efforts.

MARY MURPHY, CTA Public Relations Coordinator

Mary works within the Marketing Department which serves as the official voice for Visit The Woodlands in messaging to meeting planners, leisure travelers, media, and hospitality industry partners. As Public Relations Coordinator for Visit The Woodlands, Mary is responsible for developing strategic partnerships, gaining earned media coverage, and fostering media relations.


JOSIE LEWIS, CMP, CTA Director of Sales

Josie leads the Sales Department for Visit The Woodlands. In this position, Josie oversees all aspects of sales for Visit The Woodlands including sales and servicing efforts, the sales travel schedule, blitz opportunities, FAM events and strategic initiatives.

ASHLEY FENNER, CTA Senior Sales Specialist

Ashley is the Senior Sales Specialist for Visit The Woodlands. Ashley’s role includes sales efforts, FAM events, site tour coordination, and attending tradeshows to promote The Woodlands. Ashley also assists with the incentive fund program while working closely with the Servicing Coordinator to ensure that groups have an exceptional experience while they are in The Woodlands for their meeting, convention or event.

JULIE QUINN, CTA Servicing Specialist

Julie works alongside Meeting Planners that bring meetings and events to The Woodlands. Julie oversees the Servicing Program, that offers complimentary resources to qualified groups including welcome bags and printed collateral for attendees, oversight of the Show Your Badge Program, event welcome booth management, off site venue sourcing coordination, partner event planning and more.


CARLA MONTELONGO Administrative Analyst

As Administrative Analyst for Visit The Woodlands, Carla oversees purchase orders and invoices, assists the President of Visit The Woodlands with scheduling and appointments, and coordinates Visit The Woodlands' Board Meetings.

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