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Jeff Knapp is Executive Director of Visit McMinnville, an Economic Development organization overseeing the promotion and development of McMinnville as a sustainable and profitable destination. Prior to this role, Jeff spent eight years leading Direct to Consumer Sales at Sokol Blosser Winery, programming and developing next level hospitality and sales through relationships. He works in leadership on local, regional and state issues involving strategic planning and the Oregon Visitor Economy.
Kitri McGuire is a native Oregonian and the Director of Marketing for Visit McMinnville. She gained local hospitality and wine industry experience at Sokol Blosser Winery, where she served in marketing roles for 8 years. Most recently she worked in PR and marketing at Leatherman Tool Group, a renowned Oregon manufacturer and outdoor brand with international reach.
McGuire is involved in a number of professional organizations, including on the board of directors for the International Pinot Noir Celebration, Assemblage Symposium, the committee for the McMinnville Parks & Recreation Department, and as a member of the Oregon Tourism Leadership Academy.
Jamie Corff, a Wyoming native, relocated to McMinnville with her family in 2009. She has enjoyed exploring several creative outlets, such as acting on the Gallery Theater stage, playing her flute in Second Winds Community Band, and as a singer/songwriter and guitarist in a local duo.
Prior to joining the Visit McMinnville team as marketing coordinator, Jamie served as the events and promotions manager with the McMinnville Downtown Association from 2017-19, and in 2018, she earned her bachelor’s degree in Public Policy and Administration from Western Oregon University. Jamie favorite job assignment is learning about and promoting the arts and culture opportunities in McMinnville.