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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?

  • In 2018, Cheyenne and Laramie County welcome an estimated 1.76 million overnight visitors.
  • Visitors spent $346 million in the Cheyenne area (Laramie County) in 2017, providing 2970 local jobs.
  • Laramie County has the 3rd highest level of traveler spending among Wyoming counties, behind Teton & Park Counties.
  • 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.
  • Travelers spent $9.5 million a day in Wyoming in 2018.
  • Without the tax contribution of tourists, each Laramie County household would pay an additional $516 in taxes to maintain existing government services.
CEO SEARCH- The Visit Cheyenne Board of Directors announces the search for a CEO who will plan, organize, coordinate, and control the tourism promotion, sales, and development activities of the organization.

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, CDME
President & CEO

Jill Pope
Director of Operations, Trolley

Jim Walter, CDME
Director of Sales and Marketing

Laura Levi
Digital Marketing Coordinator

Lisa Maney
Senior Convention Sales Manager

Bryan Stevens
Convention Sales Manager

Andi Jaspersen
Convention Services and Experiences Coordinator

Charlene Smith
Pine Bluffs Visitor Center

Bill Hein
Customer Service Specialist

Board Meeting Information

The Visit Cheyenne Board of Directors meets every other month, and the public is invited to attend.  All meetings are held in the Depot, 3rd Floor Board Room.  You can RSVP to (307) 778-3133.
2018 dates: 
Dec 2017 
Meeting notes
February 2018
Meeting notes
April 2018
Meeting notes
June 13


Board Members

Chair - Tony O'Brien
General Manager, Little America
Appointed by City of Cheyenne

Secretary/Treasurer Domenic Bravo
Wyoming State Parks & Historic Sites
Appointed by 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

Andrea Allen
WY Dept. of Transportation
Appointed by Laramie County

Brittney Lewis-Webber
CheyenneMetz Beverage, Dir. of sales and marketing/ VP
Appointed by Laramie County

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

Jerrie Gehrman
Appointed by Albin

Judy Johnstone
Appointed by Burns

Ron Kailey​- ExOfficio
Laramie County Commissioner
Liaison from County Commissioners

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


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