Mike Waterman became Chief Sales Officer for Visit Orlando August 2019. Prior to that he was President & CEO of the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau (GHCVB) also known as Visit Houston. The hospitality veteran has more than 30 years in the industry, and started his career in Orlando.
Mike started his career at Marriott International, where he last served as Vice President of sales for the Western region overseeing 100 properties, including a grouping of Marriott hotels in Los Angeles' convention district known as L.A. Live. Waterman has held a series of executive positions with Marriott International over the last 26 years. His wife Bridget and three boys reside in Winter Park.