About Experience Jackson

Meet our dedicated team members

The mission of the Jackson County Visitors Bureau (DBA Experience Jackson) is to strengthen the positive perception of Jackson County as a must-visit destination to increase revenues and stimulate economic development and growth for the community.

Our regular office hours are 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. 

    Craig Hatch

    President and CEO

    craig@jacksonchamber.org

   

 

 

 

Mary Schuessler

Accounting Director

mary@jacksonchamber.org

My favortie thing about Jackson County is the small town feel paired with the amenities of a big city.

 

 

 

Kelly Sharrer

Projects & Operations Director

kelly@jacksonchamber.org

My favorite thing about Jackson County is the wonderful Parks & Recreation.

 

 

 

Rachel Buchanan

Marketing & Development Manager

rachel@experiencejackson.com

My favorite thing about Jackson County is the public art and cultural opportunities.

 

 

 

Callie Masten

First Impressions Assistant

admin@experiencejackson.com

My favorite thing about Jackson County in the community!

I love how welcoming everyone is and how we all want to see each other succeed!

           

 

 

JACK

Director of Historical Importance and Community Fun

 

 

 

Board of Directors

  • Tabitha Williams - General Manager, Comfort Inn & Suites
  • Kirsten Blackdeer - General Manager, Hampton Inn
  • Janet Rochefort - Owner, Hankerd Inn Resort
  • Michele Dettloff - General Manager, Holiday Inn Express
  • Joshua Ross - Courtyard by Marriott, Towneplace Suites by Marriott
  • Lori Vieta - General Manager, Holiday Inn Jackson NW
  • Lori Gordon - Arts and Cultural Alliance of Jackson County
  • Jennifer Hutchinson - Michigan International Speedway
  • Teri Peirce - General Manager, Tru by Hilton
  • Kelli Hoover - Parks Director, City of Jackson Parks & Recreation
  • Brian Roberts - Director of Golf, Calderone Golf Course
  • Angela Mault - General Manager, Home 2 Suites by Hilton
  • Karen Richard - Chamber Board Chair, Owner, Culver's Restaurant

The mission of the Jackson County Visitors Bureau (DBA Experience Jackson) is to strengthen the positive perception of Jackson County as a must-visit destination to increase revenues and stimulate economic development and growth for the community.

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