Allied Leadership Council 


Mission

The Allied Leadership Council’s mission is to represent GBTA’s Allied Members by acting as a sounding voice for the Allied community within GBTA, and to assure a strong Allied/GBTA relationship addressing common interests facing the travel industry.  The Allied Leadership Council president and vice president both sit on the GBTA board of directors, and offer input and vote on all issues pertaining to the future direction of GBTA. 

 

Objectives

  • To serve as the voice of the Allied Membership
  • To increase GBTA Board and Staff awareness of the Allied community and its needs
  • To reinforce the value of Allied membership to business travel suppliers

Members

Scott A. Solombrino
ALC President
President and Chief Executive Officer
Dav El / Boston Coach Chauffeured Transportation Network

 

Dorothy Dowling
ALC Vice President
Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Best Western International

 

Gus Vonderheide
Vice President Global Sales - Americas
Hyatt Hotels Corporation

 

Mark Hollyhead
Senior Vice President, Egencia Americas Region
Egencia LLC

 

Mike Qualantone
Senior Vice President/General Manager
American Express Global Business Travel

 

Eric Norberg

Director, Global Business Development Private Equity
Carlson Wagonlit Travel

 

Doug Payne

Senior Vice President Sales

ALTOUR

 

Jessica Shapiro
Vice President, Corporate Marketing
Concur

 

Marie Downey
Director, Global Corporate Accounts
United Airlines

 

Kelly Phillips
Senior Vice President, Transient Sales & Distribution
Hilton

 

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

 

Angela Xavier
Vice President Sales Americas
IHG

 

Paul Tilstone, GTP

Managing Partner
Festive Road