Published on: Sep. 7, 2021
The Chamber Welcomes New Hires to the Team and Congratulates One For Their New Promotion

The Chamber and Visit Savannah are happy to announce the addition of new members to the team and congratulates one on their new promotion.

Jennifer Davenport
Vice President of Community Affairs and In House Council

The Savannah Chamber is happy to welcome Jennifer Davenport to her new role as the Vice President of Community Affairs and In House Council. Jen joined the Community Affairs department from the County Attorney’s Office where she was the Assistant County Attorney since 2012. Jen’s background is well-suited to her role to assist the Chamber with issues surrounding homelessness, work force development, and Leadership Savannah. Jen can be reached at or 912.644.6453.

Conni Reynolds
Small Business & Events Manager

Conni Reynolds comes to us from Savannah/Hilton Head International after seven years on the airport team. She served most recently as Marketing Coordinator at SAV and is excited to bring her experience to the Chamber as the Small Business & Events Manager. You can look forward to seeing her at any of our Coffee Chats, Power Hours, or Business Connections very soon. Conni can be reached at or 912.644.6459.

DeeAnn Geeslin
Executive Assistance to the President of Visit Savannah

DeeAnn Geeslin will serve as the Executive Assistant to the President of Visit Savannah, Joe Marinelli. DeeAnn most recently worked as the Development Manager for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Georgia. DeAnn can be reached at or 912.644.6436.

Brittany Howard
Content Coordinator

Brittany joins the Social Media team where she will manage writing, editing and managing all content on and as well as their monthly eNewsletters. Brittany can be reached at or 912.644.6430.

Ariel Washington
Social Media Coordinator

Visit Savannah is proud to welcome Ariel Washington to our team as our new Social Media Coordinator. Ariel’s primary job duties for the organization will include managing all social media for Visit Tybee and Visit Savannah non-leisure brands. Ariel can be reached at or 912.644.6456.


Jared Downs
Vice President of Governmental Affairs

Jared has been promoted to Vice President of Governmental affairs. In this position, he is responsible for advocating on behalf of the business community and working with local, state, and federal officials to promote business-positive legislation. Jared can be reached at or 912.644.6406.

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