Uthe named new executive director of Visit Watertown

August 31, 2022

Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D. – Visit Watertown has named Anjelica Uthe as the new Executive Director. Anjelica has been with the Visit Watertown team since August 2021 as the Director of Marketing & Business Development.

As Executive Director, Uthe will be responsible for sales and marketing, business development, strategies, budgeting, government relations, and overall operations.

“Anjelica has proven to be a very valuable employee to the Convention & Visitors Bureau,” said Board Vice-Chair Jeremy Herrboldt. “She has an excitement and love for Watertown that you can easily see, and she will do a great job continuing the organization’s momentum going forward.”

Anjelica brings 10+ years of experience in the hospitality industry. She was born and raised in Watertown and returned home after graduating from Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, MN with a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management and Marketing. 

As the official destination marketing organization for Watertown, the mission of Visit Watertown is to market, promote, and attract visitors to Watertown. 

“I’m excited for the opportunity to serve as the Executive Director for Visit Watertown and continue to promote my hometown in this capacity. Watertown has a lot of exciting things happening and I couldn’t be more proud to get to represent this great city,” said Uthe.