Vice President of Sales & Marketing, VisitNorfolk
Serving as Visit Norfolk’s Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Donna was raised as an Army brat and developed a love for not staying put. Her work in the hospitality industry led to sales jobs promoting cities from South Beach to San Diego. Allen settled in Norfolk as director of sales for the Norfolk Convention & Visitors Bureau in 2004. In 2016, Donna was named a PR News National Diversity Award winner for 2016, specifically recognized for leading the city’s “Dynamic, Diverse and Distinct” branding and marketing campaign and for promoting a variety of events that highlight Norfolk’s commitment to diversity.