- President & CEO
Mark Calitri serves as President & CEO of the Owensboro Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Under Mark’s leadership, Visit Owensboro has achieved record levels of sales and marketing success illustrated by being recognized for excellence by the Kentucky Travel Industry Association. He has proven results in creating sales and marketing plans in collaboration with state and national marketing organizations such as Brand USA and the Kentucky Department of Tourism. He is an established leader in strategic long-range planning, destination brand development, and destination/community partnerships.
Mark comes from the Cincinnati East CVB where under Mark’s leadership the organization has risen to be ranked in the top 1% of all destination marketing organizations nationwide based on the number of hotels and product base.
Mark attended Eastern Kentucky University.