Ladders Leadership

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. GBTA Ladders Program Leadership are highly accomplished executives with proven success in the travel business from both buyer and supplier organizations. These passionate industry leaders volunteer their time to guide talented mentors and mentees of the corporate travel community by helping them build connections, knowledge, and skills – helping shape the future of the business travel industry.

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Alexandria Prejean-Smith
BCD Travel
Director, Marketing & Communications

Grace Morrisey
General Atlantic
Director, Global Travel & Expense

Lindsay Straub
The BTN Group
Vice President of Sales

Strategic Advisory

Laura Choules
Strategic Advisor

Director Travel Industry Partnerships
Global Hotel Alliance

Paul Coverdale
Strategic Advisor
Director of Partner Analytics

Allison Davis
Strategic Advisor
Senior Specialist, Corporate Key Sales – Eastern Division
American Airlines

Carol Fergus
Strategic Advisor
Director – Global Travel, Meetings and Ground Transportation
Fidelity International

Frank Gallo
Strategic Advisor
Global Account Director
RMA Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation

Natalie Gardner
Strategic Advisor
Sr. Global Travel Manager, Electronic Arts
EA Games

Caitlin Gomez
Strategic Advisor
Director, Travel Strategy and Partnerships

Mick Lee
Strategic Advisor
Managing Director, Global Corporate Experience Division (GCED)

Rosemary Maloney
Strategic Advisor
Manager, Global Travel & Expense

Phillip Pena
Strategic Advisor
Vice President, Global Luxury Sales

Dan Raine
Strategic Advisor
Founder & CEO
Unlocked Data

Christina Reichelt
Strategic Advisor
Senior Director, Global Client Team
BCD Travel

Barbara Rose
Strategic Advisor
Americas Travel, Meeting and Events Lead
Ernst & Young



Jamie Meek
Louisa Kramer
Micha Van Eijk
Robert Hannigan
Ross Paterson

Alumni Advisor Committee

Juliette Jackman
Justin Chapman
Laura King
Ryan Sokoloff


Allison Sayer
Josh Goldberg
Julie Stuckey
Louisa Kramer
Matt McArdle
Melinda Kirkham

Giving and Sustainability

Amanda Mahan
Brian Kromer
Gordon Millner
Greg Sweeney
Joannie Cargill
Juliette Jackman
Luke Delavan
Marek Dudziak
Nancy Padilla

Media & Communications

Abby Pharr
Evelyn Hamilton
Jessica Sharpe
Julie Landin

Practice Panels

Abby Pharr
Brian Kromer
Jessica Sharpe
Ryan Sokoloff


Amanda Hyun
Cari Wurzbacher
Julie Dion
Kilianne Clegg