August 2015: Stephanie Thorn

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Stephanie Thorn was recently named one of Destination Marketing Association International’s (DMAI) 2015 “30 Under 30” outstanding destination marketing experts. Stephanie is the Marketing Coordinator at VisitGreenvilleSC.

This prestigious recognition, conveyed to only 30 professionals from across the United States, takes into consideration not only the individual’s background and professional accomplishments, but their knowledge of industry trends and ability to develop and express specific strategies and tactics that have and will continue to impact the direction of their DMO’s efforts. Candidates were nominated by their superiors, with the final application taking the form of a 3-minute video featuring the nominee.

This is the fifth year in which DMAI has announced their “30 Under 30”. In addition to her degree from Concord, Stephanie also has a Masters in Geography and an emphasis in Geographic Information Systems and Tourism Planning and Marketing as well as a graduate certificate in Geospatial Information Science from Marshall University. Stephanie was the only recipient chosen from South Carolina.

To learn more about DMAI and Stephanie’s recognition please visit:

Congratulations Stephanie on such an outstanding recognition!