People Update: Sean Dixon

Visit Topeka and Greater Topeka Partnership has hired Sean Dixon as the next Visit Topeka President. Dixon hails from Springfield, Missouri and previously served as Marketing Director for the Springfield, Missouri Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Dixon possesses over a decade of destination marketing experience through the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau; there he worked with industry veteran Tracy Kimberlin, president of the Springfield, Convention & Visitors Bureau since 1988. Dixon received his master’s in Communication and bachelor’s in Mass Media through Missouri State University.

“Sean will make an excellent addition to the team,” Jessica Schenkel, vice president of Visit Topeka, said. “His past experience in the tourism and hospitality industries as well as his regional industry knowledge will lend itself perfectly to his new position.”

Dixon assumed his role as president of Visit Topeka in mid-July.


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