100 Years of Advancing Destinations

Ronnie L. Burt, Jr.


President and CEO, Visit Kansas City

Ronnie Burt was appointed President & CEO of Visit KC in May 2014.

A seasoned sales and marketing executive with more than 23 years of hospitality and tourism industry experience, Burt previously served as vice president of sales and services for Destination DC (DDC).

Burt is an active member of several professional industry associations, including the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), National Coalition of Black Meeting Planners (NCBMP), Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and Destination Association Marketing International (DMAI).

A graduate of Richard Stockton College in Pomona, N.J., Burt also earned an honorable discharge from the United States Navy.