Our restaurants, shops, attractions, and hotels welcome you to Cumberland Valley. However, as COVID-19 cases rise and fall due to variants, local businesses and organizations may continue to implement mask policies or encourage individuals to continue to mask. We encourage visitors to seek and heed the latest expert guidance and take the precautions necessary for all of us to stay safe. By following updated recommended public health guidelines and showing our respect to the people around us, we can minimize the spread of COVID-19 and help keep local businesses open. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

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Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau Staff

The dedicated and knowledgeable staff of the Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau is here to assist you with your travel needs and answer any questions you may have. The staff's primary responsibility is to promote Cumberland Valley as a travel destination, increase visitation, and enhance the visitor experience.

Here are the people who make the magic happen.

Patrick Bourque Patrick Bourque, Destination Sales Manager
Phone: 717-240-7191

Patrick joined our team in March, 2020 bringing over 6 years of destination sales experience with him. A resident of York County and a graduate from York College of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management, Patrick will be overseeing Meeting, Sports and Group Sales for the Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation.
Stacey Cornman Stacey Cornman, Content Marketing Manager
Phone: (717) 240-7198

Stacey Cornman is a resident of Cumberland Valley and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Dickinson College. She has over 20 years of experience in printing and publishing. As the Content Marketing Manager, she handles the distribution and fulfillment of visitor guides and other printed collateral; oversees the Cumberland Valley Visitors Center; manages content planning, writing, and maintenance for the website and printed collateral; develops and distributes the monthly visitor and events e-newsletters; and supports SEO and CRO strategies. Stacey joined CAEDC in January 2011.
Donna Giberti , Program Finance and Grants Compliance Manager Donna Giberti, Director of Finance and Administration
Phone: (717) 240-7186

Donna Giberti worked in Cumberland County’s Architectural/Engineering sector for 12 years before joining the Cumberland Area Economic Development Corp. in January 2020.

A graduate of Penn State University, Donna’s background in accounting, finance, construction project contracts administration, grant writing and compliance will enhance her role as the Director of Finance & Administration She will support CAEDC’s Business and Workforce Development initiatives, Real Estate Development, and the Cumberland County Industrial Development Authority.
Rafael Hernandez Rafael Hernandez, Creative Services Manager
Phone: (717) 240-7194

Rafael Hernandez is a resident of York County. He holds an Associate's Degree in Graphic Design from Pennsylvania College of Art and Design. He has over 20 years of experience in graphic design. As the Creative Services Manager, he is responsible for all Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation's creative design and website management. Rafael received his Google AdWords Certification in 2017 and continues to be recertified. He has been with the CAEDC since October of 2008.
Lauren Yinger Lauren Hostetter, Social Media & Program Manager
Phone: (717) 240-7187

Lauren Hostetter is a 2008 graduate from Shippensburg University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing. As the Social Media & Program Manager she is responsible for providing marketing support and coordinating events for all segments of Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation’s tourism and economic development initiatives and programs. Lauren joined CAEDC in August 2017.
Aaron Jumper, Communications Coordinator Aaron Jumper, Public Relations Manager
Phone: (717) 240-7185

Aaron Jumper is a 2012 graduate of Millersville University with a Bachelor of Science in Speech Communication. He comes from a background of television and social media, and served in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. Aaron's role as Public Relations Manager includes social media initiatives, developing online content, and developing and implementing the travel media plan. He joined Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation in April 2014.
Ashley Kurtz Ashley Kurtz, Marketing Manager
Phone: (717) 240-7192

Ashley Kurtz is a resident of Cumberland Valley and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Central Penn College. As the Marketing Manager she is responsible for advertising, campaign management and grant administration. Ashley has been with the Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation since June 2008, when she started as an intern. Prior to starting at CAEDC, she worked as the Office Manager for the Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs.
Lori Lighty Lori Lighty, Office Manager
Phone: 717-240-7184

Lori joined the CAEDC team in January of 2020. As Office Manager, Lori works closely with CAEDC’s Board of Directors and Committee Members and provides excellent customer service. She is able to quickly resolve any issues that may arise and connect you with the perfect CAEDC team member. She promotes continuous improvement to ensure that your CAEDC experience is of the highest quality. Lori is responsible for maintaining daily office function as well as the first voice you will hear or person you will meet when contacting our office.

Lori is an honors graduate of York Suburban High School, in neighboring York County. Lori now resides in Adams County with her husband, Robert, and their cat, Kashmir. Lori has 36 years of experience as a legal assistant/paralegal working in both large and small law firms. Lori is also a notary public and has had her commission for more than 30 years. When Lori is not at work you can find her relaxing with a book, watching a mystery, or looking to try a new dining experience in Cumberland County.
Kristen Rowe Kristen Rowe, Director of Destination Marketing
Phone: (717) 240-7195 - (717) 592-8286

Kristen Rowe is a resident of Cumberland Valley and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications/Journalism from Shippensburg University. As the Director of Destination Marketing she oversees tourism efforts and CAEDC’s creative services, communications, advertising, destination sales and visitors services. Kristen has been with the Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation since May 2008.