Visit Sugar Land Convention and Visitor Services Team


Teresa Preza
Tourism & Destination Services Administrator

Teresa Preza oversees the City of Sugar Land tourism program with the goal of increasing visitors to the community, thereby increasing hotel occupancy and travel spending within Sugar Land.

Jessica Anderson
Destination Events Manager

Jessica Anderson roles include citywide management of special events permitting process, overseeing and implementing the operations at Crown Festival Park, including but not limited to, marketing the venue and working with third-party producers to generate overnight hotel packages and transportation solutions in an effort to increase hotel occupancy, and lastly, managing the operations and coordination of activities conducted at the Plaza adjacent to the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land.

Melissa Mendoza
Tourism & Visitor Services Manager

Melissa Mendoza has been the Tourism and Visitor Services Manager since March 2018. Melissa is responsible for the Visit Sugar Land Convention and Visitor Services marketing and visitor services program in its mission to promote the city as a competitive leisure and meeting destination.

Mary Roduta
Visitor Services Supervisor

Assist the Tourism and Visitor Services Manager with the operation of the Visitor Services program through advertising and marketing initiatives. Additionally, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Sugar Land Heritage Museum and Visitor Center.

You can also reach any member of our team by calling (281) 275-2045 or emailing