Norfolk, Va. (February 17, 2011) – VisitNorfolk is pleased to welcome Jennifer Lynch as a sales manager for the Mid-west and west coast territory, including all associations, corporate accounts and fraternal organizations.

Lynch has been in the hospitality industry for over 24 years, 17 of which was spent at Busch Entertainment Corporation doing corporate sales & marketing for Sea World Orlando, Busch Gardens Tampa and Busch Gardens Williamsburg.  Lynch was employed for seven years with the Virginia Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau in the tourism marketing department and convention sales.

Lynch is a graduate of Strayer University with a degree in Business Marketing and a minor in Hospitality Sales. She also received her Certified Travel Industry Specialist degree (CTIS) from Indiana University-Purdue University (IUPUI).

A native of northern Indiana, Lynch enjoys cooking, outdoor activities, and spending time with her teenage daughter, who is currently attending Radford University.

~ Norfolk, Virginia ~

One of the Mid-Atlantic’s most exciting destinations, Norfolk, Virginia attracts thousands of travelers each year to enjoy its lively waterfront downtown which is easily walkable and alive with eclectic dining options, a rich arts scene, high-end shopping and fun, year-round special events. For four hundred years this dynamic heart of Virginia’s storied sea front region has offered a vibrant blend of history and heritage, contemporary attractions, outdoor adventure and the Commonwealth’s most revered cultural institutions.  For more information about Norfolk, visit the city on the Web at www.visitnorfolktoday,com or call 757-664-6620 or toll free at 800-368-3097.