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About Us

City Visitor, Inc. is the parent company of Cleveland Visitor, Akron-Canton Visitor and Carolina Visitor. We’re celebrating 36 years of serving the travel and tourism industry by publishing high-quality, in-room visitor guides along with specialty travel publications for nationally recognized attractions and museums. City Visitor has provided marketing services and publications for attractions such as The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Pro Football Hall of Fame, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cedar Fair Parks, Sea World and Six Flags as well as a downtown guide for The Historic Gateway Neighborhood Corporation of Cleveland.

Contact Us:

CITY VISITOR COMMUNICATIONS
5755 GRANGER ROAD, SUITE 600
INDEPENDENCE, OH 44131 216.661.6666

Click here for City Visitor Communications Media Kit

Meet Some of Our Team

We have a talented group of writers, photographers, advertising consultants, designers and office staff focused on creating magazines designed to serve travelers and the businesses serving the travel and tourism industry.
You can also email us at info@cityvisitor.com.

Rocco A. Di Lilo

Rocco A. Di Lillo, Chairman

RDiLillo@cityvisitor.com, 216.408.5007

Rocco A. Di Lillo was winner of the Ernst & Young, NASDQ and USA Entrepreneur of the year in 1997. As a serial entrepreneur, Rocco has operated 10 companies in his career, five he founded and five he acquired. He founded his first company, City Visitor Inc. in 1980 with the mission of serving travelers and businesses that serve them. City Visitor publishes hotel visitor guides and hard bound travel books along with specialty travel publications for major attractions including Cedar Fair, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Pro Football Hall of Fame, Six Flags and Sea World.

Rocco is the former founder and CEO of Corporate Lodgings and founder of Bridgestreet Accommodations, which provides fully furnished housing for travelers in over 130 markets around the world. Rocco successfully completed an initial public offering of Bridgestreet in 1997 on the NASDAQ market under the symbol “BEDS”. In addition, he is the former CEO of Cooperative Resource Services, the third largest relocation company in America which was sold to Allied Worldwide. Rocco was the majority owner of the full service Radisson Northlake in Atlanta which he sold in 2006. Rocco is the founder and chairman of Porchlight Rental Services, the leading provider of professional rental finding services, nationally, for corporate transferees looking for rental assistance in North America.

As Chairman and majority owner of PCX Corporation, the largest manufacturer of off-site electrical and mechanical gear for the construction industry, he has reduced operating costs and builds large scale start-up construction projects for such companies as Wal-Mart, Target, Nordstrom, Microsoft, Bank of America and Walgreens. He is also Chairman of PCX Energy Services which assists companies improve their energy efficiencies.

Rocco is the founder and serves as Chairman of Advanced Hydro Solutions, a developer of hydroelectric facilities in the eastern portion of the U.S. for the purpose of generating Green Renewable power for communities and Utility companies. He also serves as a board member of the following associations: Libra Industries, GMA Partners, Algon Capital, Britton-Gallagher & Associates, West Park Direct, Main Street Gourmet, Professional Financial Services, The Entrepreneurs EDGE and the M.A.C. Foundation Tee Off on Leukemia.

 
Tim Schmidt

Timothy S. Schmidt, President/Publisher

tschmidt@cityvisitor.com, 216.446.2992

Tim Schmidt comes to City Visitor after more than a decade as President/COO of
West Park Direct, a direct marketing firm providing services to news organizations
around the country. He also served as Director of Operations for SunMedia Corporation,
publisher of Sun Newspapers in Northeast Ohio. Schmidt is a graduate of Cleveland State
University, BBA and MBA, and is actively involved as a volunteer Athletic Director at
St. Mark's School in Cleveland. He lives in Lakewood where he enjoys time with his family.

 
Joe Jancsurak

Joe Jancsurak, Editor

jjancsurak@cityvisitor.com, 216.446.2994

Joe is an accomplished journalist with more than 32 years experience
covering a range of business and “North Coast” topics. His articles have
appeared in Cleveland Magazine, Inside Business, and Medical Design.
A native Clevelander, Joe and his wife and two dogs live in Twinsburg,
home of the renowned Twins Days Festival, and where they raised two daughters.
In his spare time, Joe enjoys Cleveland sports, the city’s ethnic food offerings,
Farmers Markets, and spending time outdoors running, hiking, or just sitting quietly. 
Joe received his bachelors in magazine journalism from Ohio University. 
You can follow him on Twitter @JoeJancsurak. 

   
Marcia J. Campo

Marcia J. Campo, Advertising Consultant

mcampo@cityvisitor.com, 330.289.6895

Marcia Campo may be new to City Visitor but she is not new to helping
advertisers reach their ideal customer. Marcia brings with her 20+ years
of advertising and marketing experience. She has extensive experience
in consultative selling, new business development and a solid understanding
designing a successful advertising campaign. Marcia is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University
with a double major in Journalism and Politics and Government. In her spare time,
she enjoys travelling, decorating and spending time with her family and friends.

   
Sheila Lopez

Sheila D. Lopez, Sales and Marketing Manager

slopez@cityvisitor.com, 216.446.2993

Sheila comes to City Visitor with over 17 years of experience in sales, marketing,
customer service and account management. Sheila; detail oriented with strong
organizational skills, work ethic with a team player mindset, is very enthusiastic
about being part of new growth with the company. She enjoys meeting new people
and building long lasting strong customer relationships. Sheila is actively involved
in her community and with her family. In her spare time she enjoys gardening,
listening to music, and spending quality time with family. Sheila has lived in the
Historic Tremont neighborhood all of her life along with her husband, Fred,
their 5 children and 5 grandchildren.

 
Nancy Notarianni

Nancy Notarianni, Art Director, Web Administrator

nnotari@cityvisitor.com, 216.446.2995

Nancy joined City Visitor Publications in 2002 with extensive advertising experience
in the retail industry. She is responsible for design of client ads, promotional materials, 
design and production for all publications, and the websites. Her attention to detail and
deadlines combined with a love of designing and a calm demeanor makes for a smooth
running art department. A KU graduate with a BFA in design and advertising, she is also a
watercolorist, watercolor instructor and a Signature member of the Ohio Watercolor Society.

 
Melissa McGrew

Melissa McGrew, Advertising Consultant, Kings Dominion

mmcgrew@cityvisitor.com

Melissa, who earned her bachelor`s degree at West Virginia’s Marshall University, has
over 15 years of successful outside sales experience and account management. She enjoys
meeting new people and building strong customer relationships by listening to her clients
needs and paying close attention to detail. In her spare time, Melissa enjoys exercising
and exploring the numerous outdoor trails and historical landmarks in and around
Richmond, which she and her family have called home for the past seven years.