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About the Visitors Bureau

Visit Cheyenne's Mission

Visit Cheyenne develops, promotes, and protects the Cheyenne area travel industry, thereby creating memorable experiences for visitors and economic impact for Laramie County.

Did you know?

  • Cheyenne and Laramie County welcome an estimated 1.75 million overnight visitors and 2.18 million day visitors annually.
  • Visitors spent $338 million in the Cheyenne area (Laramie County) in 2015, providing 3070 local jobs.
  • Laramie County has the 2nd highest level of traveler spending among Wyoming counties, behind only Teton County.
  • If the travel industry were a single business, it would rank as the county's third largest employer behind F.E. Warren Air Force Base and The State of Wyoming.
  • Cheyenne's 2015 lodging occupancy rate of 61.3% means that more than 1,500 hotel rooms are booked every single night of the year.

Contact Info

Visit Cheyenne
Laramie County Convention &
Visitors Bureau
One Depot Square
121 W. 15th St., Suite 202
Cheyenne, WY 82001 
Phone: (307) 778-3133
Toll Free: (800) 426-5009 
Fax: (307) 778-3190

The Staff

Darren Rudloff
President & CEO

Jill Pope
Director of Operations, Trolley

Jim Walter
Director of Sales and Marketing

Laura Levi
Digital Marketing Coordinator

Lisa Maney
Convention Sales Manager

Will Luna
Convention Sales Manager

Sara Vestal
Convention Services and Sales Specialist

Charlene Smith
Pine Bluffs Visitor Center

Bill Hein
Customer Service Specialist

Sheila Lutz
Customer Service Specialist

Join our Staff
Convention Services and Sales Assistant

Marketing Grants 

Visit Cheyenne awards marketing grants to organizations that hold events that increase tourism and overnight stays in  Laramie County. These grants help pay for advertising done out of Laramie County. 

Marketing Grant Guidelines and Application

Sponsorship Guidelines and Application

Board Members

Chair - Barry Sims
Retired CEO, Taco John’s International
Appointed by City of Cheyenne

Vice Chair - Wendy Volk
Number One Properties
Appointed by Laramie County

Secretary/Treasurer - Tony O'Brien
General Manager, Little America
Appointed by the City of Cheyenne

Sonja Carlson-Fornstrom
Recreation Director, Town of Pine Bluffs 
Appointed by City of Pine Bluffs

Jim Osterfoss
Owner, Nagle Warren Mansion B&B
Appointed by Laramie County

Lisa Murphy, Laramie County Community College
Appointed by Laramie County Commisioners

Domenic Bravo
Wyoming State Parks & Historic Sites
Appointed by City of Cheyenne

Ron Kailey​
Laramie County Commissioner
Liaison from County Commissioners

Pete Laybourn
City of Cheyenne Council Member
Liaison from City of Cheyenne

Jerrie Gehrman
Appointed by Albin

Randye Bastion
Appointed by Burns


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