City Manager Sheryl Sculley has appointed Casandra Brown Matej as the Executive Director of the San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Matej comes to the City with more than 15 years of experience in the Convention and Visitors Bureau, Hotel, and Leisure industries. Prior to her appointment, she served as the Senior Vice President of Sales and Services for the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau for the past three years. During her tenure, she was instrumental in implementing the restructuring of sales and resource allocations for the Dallas CVB, which resulted in a 40 percent growth of convention room night sales.
Matej holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Speech Communications with a concentration in Organizational Communications from the University of Texas at Austin.
“Casandra Matej is an outstanding addition to our City of San Antonio team,” said City Manager Sheryl Sculley. “The programs and services that the Convention & Visitors Bureau provides are vital to the San Antonio economy. I am confident that her wealth of experience and leadership skills will help San Antonio excel in hospitality.”
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The San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau, a department of the City of San Antonio, is funded through the hotel/motel occupancy tax. The bureau is a marketing, sales and service organization dedicated to the promotion of San Antonio as a meetings and visitor destination for the purpose of positively affecting the city's economy.