Professional Timeline

2020
  • Co-founder, Park West London – launches online, luxury gifting site, with portfolio of products, ranging from $250 to $25,000.
  • Co-founder, Chef Together / Cooking Class Live – launches online, cooking classes site.
2019
2015
2012
  • Joins USA Today as President, Travel Media Group.
  • While at USA Today, launches “The Point” a digital news portal, in 3,000 hotels and over 450,000 hotel rooms. Also launches “Experience Travel” a new set of digital products, in multiple verticals, including Experience Cruise, Experience Las Vegas, Experience Caribbean, Experience Food&Wine, and many more, each with website, phone and tablet app, and digital and print magazine. Also launches “Road Warrior Voices” quickly garnering a frequent traveler community of nearly 4 million readers. Catapults usatoday.com/travel to fourth most popular website.
2011
  • Joins Rand McNally as VP/GM Digital Strategy & Travel
  • While at Rand McNally, launches Best of the Road, a nationwide promotion to discover the best small towns in America. Partners with USA Today and Travel Channel and Honda, garnering over 1 Billion media impressions.
2010
  • Rand McNally acquires Tripology.
  • Joins Rand McNally as VP/GM Digital Strategy & Travel
2008
  • CEO, Tripology (grows company to over 17,000 agents and 200,000+ trip requests). Positions company for sale.
2005
  • Joins RCI/Wyndham (Cendant) as VP Business Development.
  • Develops new bulk-sale process of vacation rentals and closes multiple, multi-million dollar deals.
2003
  • Joins IST as EVP, Sales, Marketing & Business Development
1999
  • FAR&WIDE Travel Corp. acquires Zeus Tours & Yacht Cruises, goes on to acquire over 21 companies worldwide.
  • Becomes VP, Marketing & Strategic Partnerships of FAR&WIDE.
1990
  • Co-founder / President – Zeus Tours & Yacht Cruises. With partner, grows company to become USA #1 Cruise/Tour operator to the Mediterranean, with offices and affiliates in New York, Athens, Piraeus, Rome, Istanbul, Salzburg, and Buenos Aires.


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