Jeff Blom comes to the Visitors Bureau with 25+ years of hospitality and tourism leadership. Most recently, Blom was the Marketing and Business Development Manager for Partnership Programs at AAA Club Alliance. Blom also spent time throughout his career at a variety of attractions and tourism organizations including BB Riverboats, Coney Island and the Greater Cincinnati Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Sarah Gleason joined the Clermont County CVB in December of 2014 as Marketing and Communications Manager. Sarah has the responsibility of creating and maintaining the CCCVB destination marketing plan which encompasses all aspects of marketing, brand development, and media relations. Sarah serves on the board of directors for Tourism Council of Greater Cincinnati and the Clermont County YMCA.
Before joining CCCVB, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry at the Holiday Inn & Suites Cincinnati- Eastgate and The Golf Club at Stonelick Hills. Sarah holds a degree in Communication with focuses in Public Relation and Psychology from the University of Cincinnati and resides in Milford, Ohio with her husband.
Chelsea Vollman is the new Sales Director for the Clermont County Convention and Visitors Bureau. She comes to the Clermont County CVB with extensive experience in hotel operations and sales, all within the Cincinnati area. She has managed groups from a variety of markets including sporting groups, convention groups, corporate groups, and group tours. She was on the opening team at the Hyatt Place Cincinnati/Sharonville Convention Center where she worked closely with the convention center on booking and coordinating convention events. She comes directly from the Homewood Suites Cincinnati Midtown where she opened up the property as the Director of Sales in 2018.
Chelsea currently resides in Milford, Ohio and has been a 20-year residence of Clermont County. She has coached cheerleading the past 6 years within local school districts including Milford and Clermont Northeastern. In her free time, she hosts trivia shows at local venues in the Cincinnati area.
Tracey Derico joined the Clermont County CVB in January, 2012. She brings to the CVB years of administrative and office management experience. As Office Manager for the CVB Tracey has responsibility for being first contact for both phone and onsite visits. As such she sets the tone for the office maintaining a professional and friendly environment for CVB business. She also serves as administrative assistant to the President.
Immediately before joining the CVB Tracey worked as village clerk for the Batavia Ohio Mayor’s Office. Prior to the Mayor’s Office she served as Office Manager for the Northeast Christian Church in Warren, Ohio.
Tracey lives in Batavia with her husband , volunteers for her church, loves her grandchildren and enjoys a variety of hobbies including gardening and bicycling.
Joel Barnhill is the Rowing Event Director and joined the Clermont County Convention & Visitors Bureau in December of 2015. His role includes sports sales, event creation and planning, event operations, and sponsorship development. Barnhill is a veteran in sports event management and brings this expertise to the Clermont County CVB.
A native of Loudonville, Ohio, Barnhill holds two degrees from Miami (Ohio) University -- a bachelor's in liberal arts in 1987 (Navy ROTC Scholarship recipient) and a master's in sports organization in 1993. Upon graduation in 1987, Barnhill was commissioned and served as a U.S. Naval Officer in San Diego, California. He and his wife, the former Krysti Wittman, have two children.