Our Team

Visit Yuma’s team assists in showing the great city of Yuma as a premier travel destination. From hosting unique tours like Field to Feast, to ensuring visitors have access to the latest happenings and news, the Visit Yuma team is here to promote, support, and share Yuma.

Visit Yuma Team Members

Marcus O. Carney Executive Director

Amber Scarsella Marketing and Brand Manager

My favorite things to do in Yuma are exploring the river, lakes, and hiking trails. I cannot pick one favorite restaurant but I will say I love all of the food in Yuma!

Leslie Fain Operations Manager

What I like most about Yuma are the people. Visitors and locals alike, they are warm and friendly and they are what makes Yuma great.

Leslie McClendon Tourism, Travel, and Trade Manager

What I love most about Yuma is the beautiful outdoors where you can enjoy hiking, biking swimming, and all kinds of river fun. I also enjoy just taking a picnic basket out and enjoying our beautiful sunsets. The community is so warm and inviting, why would I want to be anywhere else?

Terri Young Business Administrator

What I love most about Yuma are the beautiful sunrises and sunsets along with the clear skies that allow for amazing stargazing.

Visitor Information Center Team

Gillian Wilkins Marketing Specialist

Annette Van Stratten VIC Assistant Manager

My favorite thing to do in Yuma is to shop in downtown Yuma and go out for Mexican food and margaritas!

Jennifer Tobin Visitor Information Specialist

My favorite things about Yuma are the winter weather and that there are plenty of indoor and outdoor activities for all ages. I also love that it's close enough to Phoenix and San Diego for day trips without the hassle of living in a big city.

Community Organizations

Yuma is bursting with community organizations that continually strive to enhance what the city has to offer and provide support where needed.

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