Meet Visit Pensacola’s Newest Team Members 

Melissa Bailey, Partner Relations Manager 

Melissa BaileyMelissa Bailey joins the Visit Pensacola team with over 20 years of industry experience. For the past 17 years, she has served Great Southern Restaurants as the director of catering and private events. With experience in both the front and back of house operations, she thrives in making connections with community partners and stakeholders.  

A native of Pensacola — and planning to stay that way by continuing to build roots with friends, family, and loyal customers, she is the perfect person to trust with your business needs.  

Bailey was named to InWeekly’s Rising Star Class of 2010 and is a graduate of the Leadership Pensacola Class of 2011. Outside of Visit Pensacola, you can find her on the baseball field supporting her son Peyton, cooking for friends, and boating with her husband Josh.  

Jordan Puckett, Social Media & Content Associate 

Jordan PuckettJordan Puckett moved to the Pensacola area in early 2021 and shortly thereafter joined the Visit Pensacola team as the social media and content associate.  Hailing from Asheville, North Carolina, Jordan is a lover of all things outdoors, brews and eats. A recent graduate from the University of Tennessee, Jordan acquired her B.S. in Business Administration, with a focus in Marketing. 

Prior to Visit Pensacola, Jordan worked double time as a Marketing Director for Wagbar and as a Digital Media Intern for AVLtoday, both located in Asheville, NC. During her time at each, Jordan created social media strategies, field campaigns, local business outreach programs, compiled a daily newsletter and more.  

Jordan is a member of the Pensacola Young Professionals and the local alumni chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity. She enjoys networking with locals and diving into the Pensacola area. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, cooking, and going on hikes with her Golden Retriever Delilah.