Tourism Academy

Jennifer Wesselhoff

President/CEO - Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau

Jennifer Wesselhoff is the President/CEO of the Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau. With more than 18 years of organizational management experience, Jennifer oversees all aspects of the Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau, Visitor Center, Film Office and the RunSedona Event.

Jennifer is an active member of several national and statewide professional organizations. She is the past Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Verde Valley Regional Economic Organization, a Past President of Destination Marketing Association West and served on the board of the Arizona Chamber Executives. Appointed by Governor Doug Ducey, Jennifer sits on the Arizona Tourism Advisory Council and was recently appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture as a member of the Resource Advisory Committee. She completed her Certified Destination Management Executive certification with Destination Marketing Association International and she recently served as a guest lecturer for the Sustainable Destination Management certificate course at George Washington University. Jennifer is a Certified Film Commissioner with the Association of Film Commissioners International and co-developed Verde Valley Tourism Council.

Prior to working at the Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau, Wesselhoff worked as an English teacher in Japan and spent three years in the hospitality industry in Interlaken, Switzerland. She has knowledge of three foreign languages and holds a Bachelor’s degree in French and a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Miami University.

Wesselhoff and her husband, Rick, live in Sedona. When not at the office, she can be found running, biking or hiking in the red rocks of Sedona, or cooking and traveling with friends.

Speaking Sessions
Wed 5/22 - Day 2
  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

    Lunch & DMO Advocacy Panel Discussion
    Today the most future-facing and successful DMOs are concertedly building value in their communities through advocacy efforts. Learn more about the importance of advocacy and how to foster growth and success by adopting a value-based approach in your destination.

    Room: Symphony Ballroom