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Utah Business Travel Association Monthly Luncheon and Education Event
Feb 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm - CST
Utah Business Travel Association
Marriott Salt Lake City, 200 S. State Street, SLC UT
Suzanne Neufang – GBTA CEO
Suzanne Neufang was named CEO of GBTA in February 2021, where she leads the association’s mission, strategy, and programs to benefit stakeholders across the global
She is a transformation-focused executive who has led product, service and organizational innovation through times of great change – “connecting dots” across geographies, functions, people, and results. She’s held leadership roles within the travel industry for the past 20 years, including at HRS, GetThere, Travelocity and Sabre. Before travel, she was a leader in tech and telecom industries at Intuit, Verizon, and GTE. She’s been an active volunteer in the travel industry, including serving as board president of the former Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE).
Suzanne holds a masters degree from the University of Hawaii, and a bachelors degree from Minot State University in North Dakota. She and her husband, Ralf, live in New York City, and have two grown sons.
Fun fact: Suzanne has visited over 40 countries on her professional and personal travels.
Angela Swoveland – Relations and Strategy manager
Angela Swoveland passion for GBTA has cultivated through her Chapter experience serving on the Membership Committee, as Treasurer and as President for the Baltimore Washington Chapter. During her Chairman term she led the taskforce to combine the Northern Virginia and Baltimore Washington Chapters into what is now the Greater DC Metro Chapter. She has also served as Secretary/Treasurer of GBTA’s Chapter President’s Council Leadership. She now assists aspiring GBTA Leaders in her role at GBTA as Manager, Volunteer Relations and Strategy.
Prior to joining GBTA staff, Angela was a passionate hotelier with over 20 years’ experience in hospitality sales primarily focused on the Business Travel segment.
Angela holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and an Associate’s degree in Travel and Tourism Management. She recently received her Global Travel Professional (GTP) Certification.