Julie Wearn, CDME
CEO, Roseville Visitors Association
DMAI Member Since: 1999
Julie Wearn is CEO of the ‘Perfectly Positioned’ Roseville Visitors Association located right next to Minneapolis and Saint Paul in Minnesota. With over 30 years of travel industry experience Wearn has lead the Roseville Visitors Association for the past 6 years. In 2008, Wearn and her CVB staff earned the Award of Excellence – Education from the Midwest Society of Association Executives for the 1st Annual Roseville Winter Jazz Blast and the 2008 Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce -Celebrate Success Award for ‘Shines for All To See’ written by Dean Sorenson and commissioned by the Roseville Visitors Association in celebration of the Sesquicentennial of the State of Minnesota.
Prior to Roseville she served as Vice President of Convention Sales and Marketing for the Saint Paul RiverCentre Convention and Visitors Authority (RCVA) for six years and as Director of Sales for Embassy Suites Saint Paul for ten years. In addition to DMAI, Wearn currently serves on several boards, MACVB, Saint Paul Festival and Heritage Foundation, North Suburban Gavel and for 12 years held a variety of leadership roles with Leadership Saint Paul through the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce ending her service as ex-officio of the Chamber’s Foundation Board.