Visit Greater St. Cloud is the marketing power and destination management arm behind the Greater St. Cloud region. Our staff responds to visitor inquiries, assists convention planners and develops creative marketing campaigns to provide a fun and interesting stay for all who stop in the area. It is our job to tell the world why Greater St. Cloud is the perfect place to visit and meet. We could go on and on about our festivals, concerts, art exhibits, sporting events, natural wonders, unique dining and shopping experiences, many hotels, perfect meeting venues and more… but we’d rather you experience them for yourself. Take a look around, ask us questions, and when you’re ready, let us help you take it easy in Greater St. Cloud.


Lynn Hubbard

Marketing Manager

Lynn manages all of the marketing and social media efforts for Visit Greater St. Cloud, from blogging and video advertising to email campaigns, social media management and more, she does it all. Her goal is to help your business or event grow and succeed! 

Nikki Fisher

Director of Sales

If her personality and shine doesn’t get you, her 15+ years of experience with Visit Greater St. Cloud will. Experienced in all facets of event planning, production and promotion, Nikki can show you how easy it is to have the perfect meeting in Greater St. Cloud.

Rachel Thompson

Executive Director

With an extensive history in event planning and the tourism industry, Rachel is an expert on all things fun in the Greater St. Cloud Area. As the leader of Visit Greater St. Cloud, she advocates for tourism and hospitality as it drives economic growth for the St. Cloud Area. 

Craig Besco

Sports Director

With a robust background in customer service, Craig’s specialty includes helping you plan your next event or tournament. Pair this with his passion for the industry and you will be working with an individual who is dedicated to making your tournament stand out.

Olivia Way

Marketing and Services Coordinator

Customer service is at its finest when it comes to Olivia, eager to help you with services for your event in Greater St. Cloud, she is the go-to for welcome bags, banners, partner tours, name badges, and more! Aimed to make your event planning process easier, Olivia sets sights on stress-free coordination and an abundance of value-adds for your next event. 

Sumer Hager

Sales Manager

Sumer is an enthusiastic sales professional with a keen interest in the tourism industry. Sumer brings a fresh perspective and a wealth of skills and creativity to the role of Sales Manager at Visit Greater St. Cloud. 

Melissa Ludwig

Information Specialist / Administrative Assistant

Melissa is the first smiling face that you see when you walk into the office, she is a wealth of knowledge about attractions, eateries, and things to do in the region. She is the mastermind behind website listings, visitor guide distribution, office administration, and is the friendly voice when you call in. With a love for trip planning, Melissa is ready to help you plan your perfect adventure in Greater St. Cloud!