2017 Leadership Team

To join the WINiT Leadership Team, contact info@womenintravel.org.

* Founding Leaders

WINiT Staff

Dawn Repoli
Executive Director & COO

Laura Richey
Project and Marketing Coordinator

Sue Wyslick
Coordinator and Membership Liaison

Board of Directors

Christiane Cabot Bini
Vice President, Global Client Management
American Express Global Business Travel

Tony D’Astolfo*
Vice Chair
Senior Vice President
Serko

Ron DiLeo*
Chair
Founder and President
SafeTravelRX

Gail Grimmett*
President
Protravel International & Tzell Travel Group

Christie Hicks*
Global Sales Executive and Corporate Business Strategist

Dave Hilfman*
Senior Vice President Worldwide Sales
United Airlines

Chuck Imhof
Vice President- New York Sales
Delta Air Lines

Donna Kelliher*
Director, Workplace Projects & Corporate Services
Dominion

Beth Kinerk
Vice Chair
Senior Vice President, Sales – The Americas
Avis Budget Group, Inc

Michelle ‘Mick’ Lee*
Founder & President, WINiT
Managing Director, ARROW212

Karen Magee
Senior Director Industry Relations & Leisure Operations
Tzell Travel Group LLC

Carrie Freeman Parsons
Vice Chair

Vice Chair
The Freeman Companies

Lisa Paul*
Head of Marketing and Manager of Global Accounts
Kuoni Destination Management

Tahnee Perry
Treasurer

Vice President Marketing
Deem

Paul VanDeventer
President & CEO
Meeting Professionals International (MPI)

Advisory Board

Barbara Agoglia
Vice President, Business Product Management
American Express

Doug Anderson*
CEO
American Express Global Business Travel

Peter J. Bates
President and Founder
Strategic Vision

Leigh Bochicchio
Vice President Mastercard
President – ACTE

JaNette Connell*
Managing Director – Marketing, Events, & Corporate Travel
Insperity

Lane Dubin*
Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing
CPI  Card Group

Nina Easton
Chair, Fortune Most Powerful Women International
Fortune

Dana Forfa
Senior Manager, Marketing Procurement & Digital Content
L’Oreal

John Gilfillan
Senior Account Executive, LeadGenius
Co-Founder, Young Travel Professionals

Caitlin Gomez*
Vice President Business Development
GBTA

Peter Greenberg*
Travel Editor
CBS News

Mark Hollyhead
Chief Operating Officer
Egencia

Kevin Iwamoto
Senior Consultant
GoldSpring Consulting LLC

Mike Janssen
Global COO & President, Americas Region
BCD Travel

Kurt Knackstedt
CEO
Troovo

Michael Koetting*
Executive Vice President Supplier & TMC Services
Concur

Craig Kreeger*
CEO
Virgin Atlantic Airways

Susan Lichtenstein
Senior Consultant, Global Client Strategies
Partnership Travel Consulting, LLC

Dave Lukas
Vice President
Grasp Technologies, Inc.

Melissa Maher
Senior Vice President, Lodging
Expedia, Inc.

Kathleen Matthews*
Former Chief Communications and Public Affairs Officer for Marriott International
Candidate for U.S. Congress (MD-8)

Andy Menkes
Founder & CEO
Partnership Travel Consulting Consulting, LLC

Paul Metselaar
Chairman & CEO
Ovation Travel Group

Christine Ourmieres-Widener*
CEO
flybe

Cheryl Reynolds
Director, Distribution Channel Strategy
Hertz

Michael Share*
Founder, Managing Partner
Next Corporate Travel

Bradley Seitz*
Founding Partner
Agilis

Steve Singh*
Chairman and CEO
Docker, Inc.

Vivek Thadhani*
Director of Sales & Marketing
Millenium Hotel – London Mayfair

Rich Venezio*
President- Creative Director
Events Forum

Cathy Voss*
Executive Vice President – Global Program Solutions
Carlson Wagonlit Travel

Rana Walker*
Co-Founder & Principal
GR&AT Management

Nancy P. Walsh
President
Expert Consulting LLC

Elizabeth West
Editor-In-Chief
Business Travel News

TEAM WINiT

Q1 Allstars

These Leaders are true Ambassadors of WINiT, actively promoting and supporting our immediate projects and initiatives. Inclusive in this group are our esteemed Board of Directors and Advisory Board Members.

At WINiT, we believe that our volunteers become engaged when they have the time and appropriate resources.

These Allstars exclaim, “Put me in Coach”.

Want to become part of our Allstar Team? Contact info@womenintravel.org.

Edyth Adedeji
District Sales Manager
Delta Air Lines

Cindy Allen
CEO
StoneEagle

Maria Perez Brau
VP, Global Talent Development
American Express GBT

Yvette Bryant
SVP Human Resources, Americas
BCD Travel

Doreen Burse
VP Global Sales
Marriott International

Kate Campbell
Director, Global Accounts
HelmsBriscoe

Sam Cande
Group Commercial Director, Travel Portfolio
Centaur

Kelly Clements
CEO
The EntreprenewHer

Chris Cormier
Director Sales Northeast US
United Airlines

Heidi Sanderson Daniels
Global Program Director, SMM
Carlson Wagonlit Travel

Karen deKanter-Brennan
Vice President of Sales
CorpTrav Management Group

Shannon Delaney
Director of Content & Marketing
Dinova

Kelly Ferrigno
Sales Manager
United Airlines

Wendy Flood
Corporate Travel Relocation Administrator
The Freeman Companies

Dana Forfa
Senior Manager, Marketing Procurement & Digital Content
L’Oreal

Patricia Gardiner
Head of Brand and Campaigns
Addison Lee

Melissa Gain
Event Manager
The BTN Group

Ann-Christel Graham
VP Enterprise Client Sales
Concur

Ali Green
Assist Professor – Dept. of Hospitality, Recreation & Resort Management
University of South Florida, College of Business

Nicole Gruschow
Global Supplier Relations
American Express GBT

Karen Haas
Consultant
Karen Haas Consulting

Bev Heinritz
Vice President, Partner Relations
Dinova

Lisa Hoehn
Vice President Global Corporate Sales
Altour

Jill Jefferis
Director, Global Engagement
ACTE

Stacy Kansky
Director Hertz Brand Marketing
Hertz

Therese Kelleher
SVP, Enterprise Solutions
BCD Meetings & Events

Rosemary Maloney
Senior Manager, Global Travel
Tapestry

Carmita Mantilla
Sales Manager
United Airlines

Noel McWilliams
Sponsorships Manager
Cvent

Susie McKernan
Director
Craig Bradford Associates

Nancy Medoff
Vice President, Global Sales
BCD Meetings & Events

Donna Mitsos
VP of Sales
Innovation Meetings

Emma Ocampo
Senior Director, Global Accounts
HelmsBriscoe

Linda Oliver-Eckhardt
Senior Vice President of Client Strategies
Travel Leaders Corporate

Allison O’Sullivan
Senior Sourcing Specialist – Travel and Events
Chain IQ US, Inc.

Amy Padgett
Partner Marketing Director
Concur Technologies

Dina Paglia
Implementation Manager
Corporate Traveler USA

Delia Passi
CMO & Founder
Women’s Choice Award

Jane Pearsall
Senior Sales Manager, Worldwide Sales, Global Business Travel
Best Western International

Christina Reichelt
Global Account Manager
World Travel, Inc.

Dana Rixter
Director, Travel Services
BAE Systems

Tammy Routh
Senior Vice President, Global Sales
Marriott International

Carinne Saulet
VP Brand, Global Marketing
CWT

Jenn Smukler
Director of Sales, Meetings & Events
Ovation Corporate Travel

Sharon Tolliver
Managing Partner
ROA Consulting Group

Linda Valenza
Global Business Development
ACTE

Rita Visser
Director, Global Travel GPO
Oracle

Jessica Walkoski
General Manager
Panama City Beach-Destin
TurnKey Vacation Rentals

Holly Warner
Director, Global Business Consulting
American Express GBT

Monica Whitehead
Project Manager
World Travel, Inc.

MaryAnne Zoldak
VP Human Resources
Maritz Global Events

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Sally Abella*
Director Global Corporate Travel

Argie Agrapides*
Global Head of Travel Services
Morgan Stanley

Amy Alder
Trade Show & Event Specialist
Ingram Content Group

Olivia Brooks Allan*
Director – Meeting & Travel Services
Mastercard

Cindy Allen*
CEO
StoneEagle

Mimi Almeida
Experience Specialist for Meetings,
Incentives,Special Events,
and Product Launches

Brandi Andres
Production Manager International Americas
Tourism Australia, the Americas

Laurey Armstrong
Client Services Manager
Omega World Travel

Lisa  Arredondo
Director of Strategic Development
FocusPoint International

Maria Aydag*
Director of Corporate Sales and Extended Stay
Denison Hospitality Group

Esther Barbosa*
Area Director of Sales
Hilton Fashion District Hilton Garden Inn

Barbara Barnard*
Senior Vice President
Carlson Wagonlit Travel

Jordan Baronfeld 
Sales Manager
Omni Hotels

Mary Bastrentaz*

Bindu Bhatia*
Senior Vice President, Global Accounts
Carlson Wgonlit Travel

Trudy Blough
Director, Sales
BCD Travel

Toni Bonnette-Verdi
Worldwide Sales, Business Travel
Best Western International

Maureen Brady
SVP – Client Solutions Group
Ovation Corporate Travel

Sandra Broughton*
Senior Director Procurement, Global Travel Leader
AECOM

Maylena Burchfield*
Senior Vice President
AdTravel Travel Management

Jennifer Burgfechtel
Global Sales Manager
LaQuinta

Lea Cahill
President
Atlas Travel & Technology Group

Kate Campbell
Director, Global Accounts
HelmsBriscoe

Sam Cande
Group Commercial Director Travel Portfolio
Centaur

Yolanda E. Cardiff
Business Development
Dwelling Hawaii

Joannie Cargill
Regional Sales Director, NE & Canada
Worldhotels

Marc Casto*
CEO
Casto Travel

Donna Centofanti-Powers*
Manager, Sales Northeast
US Porter Airlines, Inc.

Catalin Ciobanu
Co-Founder and CTO
Boost.rs

Bridget Clark*
Vice President, Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility
American Express Global Business Travel

Kelly Clements
CEO
The EntreprenewHer

Chris Cormier
Director Sales Northeast US
United Airlines

DeAnne Dale
Senior Vice President Global Strategy & Consulting
Reed & Mackay

Mike Daly
Vice President, Travel & Car Services
Deem

Heidi Sanderson Daniels
Global Program Director, SMM
Carlson Wagonlit Travel

Lenore  D’Anzieri
Director, Travel Industry Partnerships
Dave El/Boston Coach

Veronique Deblois
Director, Global Travel Partnerships
Hilton

Karen deKanter-Brennan
Vice President of Sales
CorpTrav Management Group

Carol Del Giudice
Account Manager
Christopherson Business Travel

Kim DeVillers
Director of Group Sales, Pacific Northwest
Melia Hotels International

Jillian Dickens
Director and Co-Owner
Bannikin Travel & Tourism

Annette Doherty
Director, Consultant Strategy
American Airlines

Heather Dratler
Director
Allison+Partners

Christine Dunton-Tinnus*
Consumer Research German Markets
C Space

Jennifer Dzialo
Director of Product – Supplier Relations & Contracting
Flight Centre USA

Mara Eisenbaum
Senior Manager Lodging Partnerships
American Express

Kelly Ferrigno
Sales Manager
United Airlines

Val Feuell*
Senior Director Sales & Account Management
BCD Travel

Wendy Flood
Travel & Relocation Administrator
The Freeman Company

Patricia Gardiner*
Head of Brand and Campaigns
Addison Lee

Kate Garvey
Director Of Digital Sales
AFAR

Marianne Goodman
Global Travel Manager
Nuance Communications

Ann-Christel Graham
Vice President Client Sales
Concur Technologies

Ali Green
Assistant Professor – Dept. of Hospitality, Recreation, & Resort Management
University of West Florida, College of Business

Kevin Greene 
Social Media Manager and Copywriter
PH3 Agency & Brewery

Courtney L. Gribble
Director, Business Development
Carlson Wagonlit Travel

Julie Haddix
Director, Enteprise Marketing
Cvent

Michelle Harris
Marketing Manager
Park ‘N Fly

Beverly Heinritz*
Vice President, Partner Relations
Dinova

Krissy Herman*
Vice President of Program Management
KesselRun Corporate Travel Solutions

Cindy Heston*
Director, Travel & Events
Anthem, Inc.

Lisa Hoehn
Vice President Global Corporate Sales
Altour

Bobbi Huber
Global Account Manager
Cornerstone Information Systems

Cyndi Hunter
Director Global Accounts
United Airlines

Jill Jefferis
Director, Global Engagement
ACTE

Jessica Johnson
Manager, New Business
American Airlines

Jennifer Kane Magee
Vice President, Client Services
Forbes Travel Guide

Kim Kaye*
Americas Travel
Visa, Inc.

Amber Kelleher*
President & CEO
United Way Retirees Association

Therese Kelleher*
SVP, Enterprise Solutions
BCD Meetings & Events

Kristen Koenig
Senior Manager, Digital Sales & Partnerships
Freeman

Emma Lamb
Global Travel Safety Coordinator
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Patty Little
Materials Management – Procurement
Northwestern Medicine

Hillary Louarti
Corporate & Group Services Manager
Diamond Transportaation

Lisa Lundquist
Vice President, Global Network Development
World Travel, Inc.

Emily Lynn
Senior Vice President, Global Sales & Strategic Accounts
Interstate Hotels & Resorts

Rosemary Maloney
Senior Manager, Global Travel
Tapestry

Carmita Mantilla
Sales Manager – New York City
United Airlines

Gisela Maranhao
Director, Corporate Market
Casablanca Turismo

Jayne McAllister
Founder
Business Travel Wellness Inc

Noel McWilliams*
Sponsorships Manager
Cvent, Inc.

Silvia Medina
Senior Director – Hotel Solutions
BCD Travel

Nancy Medoff
Vice President, Global Sales
BCD Travel & Events

Andy Menkes
Founder and CEO
Partnership Travel Consulting, LLC

Donna Mitsos
Director of Sales –  World Experts
VP of Sales – Innovation Meetings

Aileen Moriarty
Sales Manager – CT
United Airlines

Debra Moss
Principal
Acquis Consulting Group

Anisa Musgrove
Global Sales Manager
AccorHotels

Dick Nabors, CTE

Patricia Neal
Travel & Card Services – Accountant III
Delhaize America

Alexa Nick
Partner & Director
OPTIMUS/SBR

Uche Nwajei
Head, Corporate Travels
SPDC

Emma Ocampo
Senior Director, Global Accounts
HelmsBriscoe

Lori O’Connell
Senior Director, Travel & Meetings
PricewaterhouseCoopers

Linda Oliver-Eckhardt*
Senior Vice President of Client Strategies
Travel Leaders Corporate

Allison O’Sullivan
Senior Sourcing Specialist – Travel and Events
Chain IQ US, Inc.

Mary Pat O’Toole
Director of Business Marketing and Sales Support
Avis Budget Group

Lisa Oxentine
Senior Manager Customer Recovery
American Airlines

Amy Padgett
Partner Marketing Director
Concur Technologies

Dina Paglia
Implementation Manager
Corporate Traveler

Linda Painton
Global Director of Sales
World Travel Service BCD

Jill Palmer
Managing Director
Click Travel Ltd

Jane Pearsall
Senior Manager, Worldwide Sales, Global Business Travel
Best Western International

Kelly Pettis
Travel Program Manager
Olympus

Juliann Pless
SVP
globalVCard Travel Solutions
CSI globalVCard

Julie Polinsky*
U.S. Travel Manager
RBC Wealth Management

Liz Porco*
Vice President
Citigroup

Kelly Regan
Go Furnished Housing

Christina Reichelt
Global Account Manager
World Travel, Inc.

Claire Repass*
Director of Events 
Inspirato with American Express

Therese Riehle
Director of Sales
Cambria Hotel & Suites, New York – Chelsea

Paula  Rivera

Dana Rixter
Director, Travel Services
BAE Systems

Jenny Robinson
Senior Sales Manager
Arlo Hotels

Marta Rodriguez Martinez
Travel Manager, Compliance & Analytics
Microsoft

Tammy Routh
Senior Vice President, Global Sales
Marriott International

Bernadette Ruby
Regional Vice President of Sales
TravelClick

Dee Runyan*
President
World Travel, Inc.

Anita Salvatore
Executive Vice President
Corporate Travel Management

Barbara Santino*

Tracie Saunders*
Head of Corporate Services
Neuberger Berman

Brad Seitz*
President
Topaz International

Linda Senigaglia*
Enterprise Account Executive
Danlaw

Denise Sheldon*
Regional Commercial Director, West
Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd

Cindy Shumate*
Senior Manager, Travel and Meetings
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Julie Simpson*
Senior Consultant
GoldSpring Consulting LLC

Gloria Slethaug
Managing Director
Connexus Travel

Diane Lundeen Smith
Global Travel Sourcing Manager
Microsoft

Tery Soriano
Manager, Mid Market Team
IHG

Vanessa Sperber
Corporate Director of Hotel Sales
Millennium Hotels & Resorts

Renee Sprole

Jennifer Steinke
Manager, Corporate Travel
Dycom Industries, Inc.

Katherine Sullivan
Sr. Director, Product Management
Concur Travel, an SAP Company

BJ Tate*
Global Corporate Travel Leadership
BCD

Debbie Thomas
Director Global Business Development
ACTE

Alicia (Klosowski) Tillman*
Chief Marketing Officer
SAP Ariba

Sharon Tolliver
Managing Partner
ROA Consulting Group/Graham Holdings

Tracy  (Paurowski) Truelove*
Communications Lead
HSBC Retail Banking & Wealth Management

Joseph Valenza
Director of Sales, North America
Lufthansa Systems, Inc.

Linda Valenza
Global Business Development
ACTE

Katie Virtue
Director, Strategic Partner Development
Omnia Partners

Rita Visser*
Director, Global Travel GPO
Oracle

Rana Walker*
Principal, Co-Founder
GR&AT Management

Jessica Walkoski
General Manager
Panama City Beach-Destin
TurnKey Vacation Rentals

Jennifer Wallington
National Account Sales Manager
Drury Hotels

Jennifer Walsdorf*
Vice President
Tzell Travel Group Northwest

Holly Warner*
Global Director
American Express GBT

Harriet Washburn*
Global Travel Strategy Leader
IBM

Monica Whitehead
Project Manager
World Travel, Inc.

Jodi Woods
Global Category Manager
BD

Christina Woronchak
Vice President, Client Sales & Solutions
American Express Global Business Travel

Regan Yeldell
Director Of Vertical Marketing
Comcast Business