Visit Watertown announces new Director of Marketing & Business Development

December 8, 2022

WATERTOWN, S.D. – Visit Watertown has appointed Lindsay Stangl as its Director of Marketing & Business Development.

Stangl joins Visit Watertown with graphic design experience and a strong background in hotel sales and operations. She graduated from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD, with a Bachelor of Science in contemporary media & journalism, and a minor in business administration.

After obtaining her degree, she was employed by the Sheraton Sioux Falls and Convention Center and climbed the ranks to ultimately negotiate and manage their business transient accounts, and corporate and association group bookings. She went on to work for the Hilton Garden Inn Sioux Falls South where she served as Front Office Manager. Stangl relocated to Watertown and, as of recently, served as the Executive Assistant to the City Manager.

“Visit Watertown is experiencing strong growth and we’re pleased to welcome Lindsay to our team. Her background and experiences are a perfect complement to our team. We look forward to hitting the ground running in 2023 and are excited for the future of Visit Watertown” said Anjelica Uthe, Visit Watertown Executive Director.

As the Director of Marketing & Business Development, her primary duties will be to oversee and assist with creating new marketing campaigns, as well as, developing new strategies and opportunities for Visit Watertown to promote growth in the community through meetings and various events.

“I look forward to diversifying and expanding the marketing and business development efforts of Visit Watertown,” Lindsay says. “Watertown is filled with a talented team of tourism professionals and business leaders, and I’m honored to be able to work alongside them to tell Watertown’s story.”