About Destination Niagara USA

Destination Niagara USA is the official Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for Niagara County, including the iconic Niagara Falls.

At Destination Niagara USA, we have the incredibly fun job of inspiring leisure and business travelers to explore not only the iconic waterfalls but everything else that we have to offer across our expansive and diverse destination.

We are a private non-profit with a mission to expand the economic prosperity of the Niagara Falls USA communities by generating individual and group visitation.

Contact Us

John Percy

President & CEO
(716) 282-8992 x307

Andrea Czopp

Chief Operating Officer
(716) 282-8992 x306

Libby (Woock) Tonellato

Director of Marketing
(716) 282-8992 x317

Tina Mt. Pleasant

Director of Travel Trade Sales
(716) 282-8992 x315

Reanna Darone

Director of Convention Sales
(716) 282-8992 x305

Sara Harvey

Director of Communications
(716) 282-8992 x309

Patty Shanley

Director of Visitor Services
(716) 282-8992 x316

Richard Spiller

Director of Finance
(716) 282-8992 x304

Frank Campbell

Outdoor Promotions Director
(716) 282-8992 x303

Holly Avino

Travel Trade Sales Manager
(716) 282-8992 x330

Courtney Paterson

Convention Sales Manager
(716) 282-8992 x310

Elizabeth Pantano

Social Media & Digital Content Specialist
(716) 282-8992 x308

Christine Thomas

Visitor Center Coordinator
(716) 282-8992 x312

Lana Perlman

Office Coordinator
(716) 282-8992 x311

Katie Miller

Staff Accountant
(716) 282-8992 x329


Name Business Category Position
John DiGuiseppe Platter's Chocolates General Business Director
Mark Laurrie Niagara Falls City Schools General Business Director
Lucy Muto M&T Bank General Business Director
Jennifer Pauly Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce General Business Director
Michael Schweitzer Bella Rose Winery General Business Director
Michael Zimmerman Harrison Place Studio General Business Director
David Carroll  Merani Hotel Group Hospitality & Tourism Director
Donald Foste Delaware North Hospitality & Tourism Director
Mark Miller Hamister Group/Hyatt Place Hospitality & Tourism Director
Nirel Patel Rupal Hospitality Hospitality & Tourism Director
Gary Siddall Aquarium of Niagara Hospitality & Tourism Director
Frank Strangio Wingate by Wyndham Hospitality & Tourism Director
Chris Wronski City of Lockport/Mayor's Representative    
Mayor Michelle Roman City of Lockport Investor Appt. Director
Mayor Robert Restaino City of Niagara Falls Investor Appt. Director
Richard Updegrove Niagara County Legislature Rep. Investor Appt. Director
Angela Berti NYS Parks (Permanent Seat) Ex-Officio/Non-Voting Ex-Officio
Josh Blumberg NCCC/Niagara Falls Culinary Institute Ex-Officio/Non-Voting Ex-Officio
Bridget Niland Niagara University Hospitality Ex-Officio/Non-Voting Ex-Officio
John Percy Destination Niagara USA Ex-Officio/Non-Voting Ex-Officio
Anthony Vilardo USA Niagara Development Ex-Officio/Non-Voting Ex-Officio 

DMAP Accredited Logo | Destination Niagara USA has been awarded the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP) seal, illustrating a destination marketing organization's (DMO) commitment to industry excellence and to raising the performance and accountability of DMO's around the world.

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