Visit Knoxville Convention Sales Team

The team at Visit Knoxville would love to tell you more about our city, our facilities and the people who will work to make your next conference or gathering a true success.

Chad Culver

Chad Culver

Senior Director of Sports Commission & Convention Sales

Culver is a Chattanooga native with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management from The University of Tennessee. He has over 20 years of experience in the sports industry in recruiting and managing events. Prior to Visit Knoxville, Culver was employed by Kingsport Convention and Visitors Bureau where he served as Director of Sports Marketing. Culver also served on staff with the University of Tennessee Athletics Department from 2001-2005.

Pearl Dorsey

Pearl Dorsey

Director of Convention Sales

Pearl is a native Knoxvillian. Working in the hospitality industry for over 10 years, Pearl brings sales and marketing experience to her role at Visit Knoxville. She enjoys family time, listening to a variety of music, and laughing with friends. What she most likes about Knoxville is the beautiful four seasons - especially fall, when she can cheer on the VOLS!  

Pearl focuses on the following market segments: State Associations, Health & Medical, Government, Legal, Public Administration, Public Affairs, Corporate.

Josh Scott

Sales DirectorJosh Scott

Josh Scott is a native of London, England and has called East Tennessee home since crossing the pond in 2006. Not only is Knoxville home for Josh, but he will also tell you that having the opportunity to showcase, sell and represent Knoxville is a commitment that comes naturally and with great pride.  

Josh brings recruitment, sales, and relational experience to his role with Visit Knoxville. He has over 13 years of collegiate coaching experience across all NCAA divisions as well as leadership roles within youth and professional soccer organizations. Josh is a team player, and as a former collegiate and professional athlete he understands culture, family, growth, passion, and commitment. All the elements that make Knoxville one of the south’s finest places to live, work, and visit.  

Josh enjoys spending time with his family, watching sports, exploring different cultures, and hanging out with friends.  

Josh focuses on the following markets: Trade, Business, Commercial, Manufacturing/Distribution, Agricultural, Commodities, Food/Food Products, Labor Unions, Automotive, Environmental, Transportation, Tech/Electrical/Computer Companies/User Groups, Scientific, Engineering, Technical, Computers.  

Teresa Hall

Sales CoordinatorTeresa Hall

Teresa retired as Visit Knoxville's Director of Administration having been with the Convention and Visitors Bureau for over 40 years, but has returned in a part-time capacity as Sales Coordinator. She has lived in Knoxville all of her life, and what she likes best about Knoxville is the friendly people. Teresa has one daughter, two grandchildren, one cat, five raccoons & a husband (and that’s exactly how she ranks them!).