100 Years of Advancing Destinations

Jeremy Fairley


Marketing Manager

Jeremy FairleyJeremy comes to DMAI from Tampa Bay & Company, where he served as Interactive Marketing Manager and was instrumental in creating an industry leading blogging/social media platform, helping to launch three website re-designs, and improving the effectiveness of direct marketing campaigns.

For his efforts, Jeremy was accepted into DMAI's 30 under 30 program in 2011, a program focused on identifying and developing the talent of destination marketing professionals, aged 30 and under, through increased access to top-level networking and professional development.

Jeremy recieved his BA in Communications, with a minor in advertising from the University of Tampa, and is currently pursuing a Master of Science Degree in Hospitality Management from The Chaplain School of Hospitality Management at Florida International University.

Get to know Jeremy

Hometown: Hattiesburg, MS

Nickname: Jerm

First job in the tourism industry: Technically it was when I worked for Hertz Local Edition in Lakeland, Florida after I graduated college. A few years later I was hired on as Interactive Marketing Specialist for the Tampa Bay Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Three things that are always in your suitcase: Deodorant, Shoes, Hairbrush

Best travel tip: Wear clean underwear

Aisle or window: Window. I like to see the plan takeoff, plus I can lean on the window and fall asleep.

Planes, trains or automobiles: All of the above. Each one has its advantages.

What do you do with your free time: Play soccer, watch soccer, play soccer on Playstation 3. Notice the theme here?

Favorite quote: Villains who twirl their mustaches are easy to spot. Those who clothe themselves in good deeds are well camouflaged. - Captian Sean Luc Picard, USS Enterprise

If you could have a super power, what would it be: Control and manipulate magnetic fields…adamantium claws would be pretty cool as well.

Three most commonly used apps on your phone: Instagram, Google Maps, Dropbox