Ladders 2017 Mentees 


GBTA Ladders is a unique team mentor program that affords members an opportunity to not only expand their professional development within the travel and meetings industry, but to also gain true lifelong colleagues & friends. Each year GBTA Ladders looks for the best and the brightest around the travel industry to join our every growing family. We strive to select professionals with the highest merits and qualifications; such as individuals in fast-track executive management or similar management programs within their companies. In our ranks today are individuals representing various vertical sectors within the business travel industry and the ecosystem that surrounds it.



Meet the 2017 Mentees:


Abby Wallace
Corporate Travel Relationship Manager
etc group

Alessia Colacino
US Travel Manager
FactSet

Alexander Olsen
Director, North America Agency Network
Radius Travel

Alexandria Prejean
Marketing & Sales Support Specialist
ATPI

Amber Stauffer
Director, Pre-sales, Americas
KDS

Andrea Allen
Account Executive, National Sales
G6 Hospitality

Anjali Menon
Marketing Strategy
American Airlines

Annisha Brown
Corporate Sales Manager - Key Accounts
American Airlines

April Hoppe
Sales Manager
AKA Wall Street

April McGill
Account Director, Business Travel
Westin Denver International Airport

Ariel Crohn
Corporate Meeting & Travel Manager
Coverys

Ariella Barshay
Business Transient Sales Manager
Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel

Ben Ford
Director of Sales, London Cluster
Edwardian

Ben Jolly
Deputy Key Account Director
GLH Hotels

Bianca Feltre
Worldwide Sales Account Dev Manager
Best Western

Brad Bennett
Corporate Buyer Marketing Manager
Sabre

Brad Dryer
Vice President, Travel Security & Intelligence Solutions Manager
Bank of America

Bridget Lopez Nieto
Program Manager, Global Travel
Intuit

Brooke Krinsky
Director, Partnerships & Travel Sales
CSI globalVCard

Carla Laredo
EIB Travel Admin.
Epson Ibérica, S.A.U.

Chris Martin
Director of Sales
ATPI Griffinstone

Christopher Thomas
Senior Sales Manager
The Marmara Park Avenue

Cindy Henry
Senior Consultant
KesselRun Consulting

Daniel Honig
Travel and Logistics Coordinator
B-Line Medical

Elena Gervasio
Head of Corporate Sales
The Hoxton

Elsie Namnath
Ecommerce Marketing Manager
Hersha Hospitality Management

Emilie Moutou
Lead Consulting Associate
HRG

Emma Lamb
Global Travel Safety and Security Coordinator
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Fatima Boveda
Business Travel Department
BIMBA Y LOLA

Francesca Dapiran
Sales Manager
Denihan Hospitality Group

Frank Gallo
National Director of Sales - Road Shows, Meetings & Events
FlyteTyme

Glenda Mills-Webb
Global Sales Director
citizenM

Gordon Millner
Regional Sales Manager
GroundLink

Grace Knowlton
Manager of Travel Services
KBB Partners

Hannah Millar-Case
Director of Sales
Edwardian Hotels London

Hansini Sharma
Strategic Account Manager
Switchfly

Jackie Arroyo
Market Manager
Travel Leaders Group

Jackie Carter
Director, Travel Industry Partnerships
GHA

Jacqui Pilling
Global Account Manager
Marriott International

Jason Beckham
Business Development
Airbnb

Jessica John
Enterprise Account Manager
Cvent

John Carter
Global Director, Travel Industry & Biz Travel Sales
Omni Hotels & Resorts

Kate Garland
Sales Manager
11 Howard

Kate King
New Business Development Director
IHG

Katharine Williams
Director of Marketing
GoldSpring Consulting

Katie Virtue
Director, Category Management
Corporate United

Kelly McDonald
Director, Global Corporate Services
Guggenheim Partners

Kenway Hua
Director of Sales and Marketing
CityCar Services Worldwide

Kevin Drury
General Manager
Worldwide Travel

Kristen Cullen
Global Program Director
Carlson Wagonlit

Laura Choules
Director Travel Industry Partnerships
Global Hotel Alliance

Lauren Reay
Account Manager - Business Travel
PPHE Hotel Group

Lauren Reilly
Manager, Hotel Marketing
Ultramar Travel Management

Leanne Gallagher
Global Director, Travel Industry & Business Travel Sales
Omni Hotels & Resorts

Lena Sanok
Senior Sales Manager
DoubleTree by Hilton Charlotte

Liane Mannes
Director of Business Travel
The Gwen

Linda Ellison
Hotel, Catering, and Tourism Manager
Lakeshore Beverage

Luther Shoultz
Local Market Sales Manager
Avis Budget Group

Mary Pelino
Business Travel Sales Manager
Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square

Megan Howard
Director of Sales
Short's Travel Management

Michelle Burt
Account Manager
BCD

Michelle Collins
Senior Sales Manager
Sixty Hotels (Nautilus)

Mimi Kippes
Global Director of Corporate Sales
The Doyle Collection

Nadia Seber
Customer Success Manager
Rocketrip

Nanci Figueroa
Hospitality

Natalie Gardner
Global Travel Manager
Electronic Arts

Natasha Maraj
Senior Sales Manager
Melia Hotels International

Nic Allen
Manager, Global Travel Industry Sales
Carlson Rezidor

Nicole Gruschow
Senior Manager
American Express Global Business Travel

Nina Markowitz
Senior Intelligence & Threat Analyst
Carnival Corporation @ plc

Norman Gregory
Director of Sales
Etihad Airways

Paul Coverdale
Manager, Associate Team
HRG

Phillip Simone
National Sales Exec, Key Accounts
G6 Hospitality

Phillip Tau
Product Marketing Manager
Cornerstone Information Systems

Ranga Chidawanyika
Director of Global Sales
Sbe Group

Rebecca Lee
Senior Sales Manager
Edwardian Hotels London

Rodrigo Cotelo
Business Development Manager
Cornerstone Information Systems

Rosemary Maloney
Senior Manager, Global Travel
Coach

Ryan Sokoloff
Global Account Executive
CCRA

Sam Roper
Security Manager, EMEA
Google

Samantha Aguilar
Corporate Travel Coordinator
Pragmatic Marketing

Samantha Rodriguez
Corporate Program Manager
Hakkasan Group

Sara Rooney
Associate
Festive Road

Scott Sirianni
Corp Sales Manager, Strategic Accounts
American Airlines

Shanna Hinton
People Mover
Catapult Systems

Shannon Byrne
Account Director, Luxury/TMC & Retail Sales, NYC/NJ
Starwood Hotels & Resorts

Shannon Griffiths
Account Manager
Choice Hotels

Stephanie Lee
Founder
Host Agency Reviews

Tamera Pope
Travel Coordinator
Tyler Technologies

Tim Fisher
Lead Software Engineer
Upside Travel

Varu Jawa
Senior Consulting Associate
HRG North America

William Hroncich
Sr. Manager, Strategic Relationship Management
American Express Global Business Travel