Anna Tanski

Principal Owner, Anna Tanski Consulting

Anna Tanski is the owner of an independent tourism consulting firm which specializes in the evaluation of destination marketing initiatives, strategic planning and organizational structure. Prior to starting her business in 2021, Anna worked for Visit Duluth, the destination organization of Duluth, MN where she spent eight years leading the city’s sales efforts before being named President/CEO in 2014. During her tenure as president, she oversaw marketing initiatives that drove tourism revenues and visitation to record-breaking levels. Her prior experience includes 14 years with the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center.

In addition to 32 years of progressive leadership in the tourism industry, Anna graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Superior with a degree is Mass Communications. She served on the Destinations International Advocacy Committee, MN Assn of CVB board of directors and was appointed by two separate Minnesota governors to serve on the Governor’s Tourism Council.

She currently serves as a Senior Advisor with FiredUp! Culture and as tourism director for Great Lakes USA and its affiliate Cruise the Great Lakes.