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Santiago C. Corrada

March 2, 2020

Santiago C. Corrada,President and Chief Executive Officer of Visit Tampa Bay
Corrada officially began his position as in May of 2013 where he is responsible for providing oversight of all agency activities. He serves as main spokesperson for the tourism and hospitality industry. Corrada coordinates effective marketing and sales strategies ensuring maximum return on investment. With more than 20 years of public service and management experience, Corrada previously served as Chief of Staff for the City of Tampa. Additionally, during the Iorio administration, he served as Convention Center, Tourism, Recreation and Cultural Arts Administrator directly overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Tampa Convention Center. Prior to joining the City of Tampa in 2004 as Neighborhood Services Administrator, he served as the Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Miami. His current Board Affiliations include The Florida Aquarium-Board and Executive Committee, Hillsborough County Hotel Motel Association-Board and Executive Committee, Outback Bowl, Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa Bay History Center, Tampa Bay Hospitality Alliance Board, Tampa Bay Sports Commission, Tampa Hillsborough Film and Digital Media Commission, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa Theatre, Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo-Board and Executive Committee. He graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelor Degree in Psychology and Exceptional Student Education as well as a Master in Education.