Meet The Staff
Hometown: Natchez, Miss.
Debbie Carpenter joined the Visit Pensacola team in 2018 as a full-time tourism ambassador. Her responsibilities include greeting and servicing guests, customer relations and building upkeep. Carpenter received a bachelor’s in science and education and a masters in school counseling from the University of Southern Mississippi. Prior to Visit Pensacola, she was in school counseling and education for 30 years. Outside of work, she enjoys life on the water boating and scuba diving and is married with two children.
Hometown: Thomaston, Ga.
Elise Taylor joined the Visit Pensacola team in 2019 as a part-time tourism ambassador. Her responsibilities include greeting and servicing guests, customer relations and building upkeep. Taylor graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s in applied linguistics and is currently pursuing a master’s in health care administration and medical education from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. Outside of work, she and her fiancée enjoy anything outdoors including hiking, kayaking and garden. The two relocated to Pensacola because of the Navy in 2018.