Partner Advisory Council

The Partner Advisory Council represents the interests of all industry partners. The council provides guidance regarding programs, activities and policies affecting the supplier community, for the greater benefit of the entire organization.

2024 Council Members

  • Adam Stoker, President/CEO, Relic
  • AJ Brau, Co-Founder, CEO, Wander
  • Al Kidd, President & CEO, SportsETA
  • Alexander Heimann, CEO, Tempest
  • Amir Eylon, President and CEO, Longwoods International
  • Amy Boek, VP, Marketing, Zartico
  • Angie Briggs, Vice President, Industry Relations, US Travel Association
  • Anna Nash, VP, Market Development, ASM Global
  • Annette Gregg, CMM, MBA, CEO, SITE
  • Audrey Tanguay Beaudette, Manager, Global Sales & Tourism Partnerships, Air Canada
  • Bill Geist, Chief Instigator, DMOProz
  • Cara Frank, Chief of Staff, Simpleview
  • Charles Cunningham, Growth Director, Sparkloft Media
  • Chris Ihrig, CEO, Fired Up! Culture
  • Chris Thompson, CDME, President & CEO, Brand USA
  • Craig Compagnone, President of the Americas, MMGY Global (PAC Co-Chair)
  • Daione Sanders, Carvertise 
  • Dan Fenton, Executive Vice President, JLL
  • David Holder, Principal, Clarity of Place
  • David O'Donohoe, VP, Engagement, Groups 360
  • Doug Ralston, President, True Omni
  • Erik Evjen, Executive Vice President, Tourism Economics
  • Erin Francis-Cummings, President & CEO, Future Partners
  • George Anderson, Anderson Benson
  • Greg Takehara, CEO, Tourism Cares
  • Halle Weinberg, General Manager, Destination Engagement, Martiz Global
  • Hannah Grant, VP, Customer Success, CrowdRiff
  • Jake Steinman, Travelability
  • Jamie Claudio, ClickTripz 
  • Jason Fulvi, CDME, Chief Sales Officer, Arrivalist
  • John Bacon, MBA, ASAE
  • John Lambeth, President & CEO, Civitas
  • John Tanzella, President & CEO, IGLTA
  • Julie Hart, President/CEO, CFO by Design
  • Jun Wang, Nativo 
  • Karla Flannery, CMO, MMGY Global
  • Kelly Craighead, CEO, Cruise Line Industry Association (CLIA)
  • Kevin Carr, VP, Sales, Cvent
  • Laura Fernandez, VP, Head of Industry Travel + Tourism, SXM Media
  • Lauren Spinelli, Director of Marketing, Carvertise
  • Leroy Bridges, VP, Sales, ADARA
  • Lindsay Windler, Placer.ai 
  • Lisa Kenney, Director, Marketing, Epsilon
  • Maria Sheetz, Amadeus 
  • Marco Bloemendaal, Global Vice President, Business Development, PCMA
  • Martin O'Regan, Managing Director, InflightFlix
  • Matt Clement, CDME, Managing Partner, Madden Media
  • Matthew Shapiro, VP, Event Strategy & Integration, NFL
  • Michele Erickson, Director of Partnerships, LS Direct
  • Mike Gamble, President & CEO, SearchwideGlobal
  • Mina Robertson, Vice President, Miles Partnership
  • Mo Parikh, CEO, Bandwango
  • Monya Mandich, Global Vice President, Marketing, Expedia Group Media Solutions
  • Mya Surrency, Co-Founder, Digital Edge Marketing (PAC Co-Chair)
  • Natasha Richards, Director of Impact & Industry Relations, IMEX Group
  • Nelson Gumm, President/CEO, AJR Media
  • Nick Minerd, VP, Marketing & Communications, STR
  • Rachel-Jean Firchau, Account Director, Travel Lead, Nativo 
  • Richard Black, VP, Destinations, Sojern
  • Rob Hunden, Hunden Partners 
  • Rodney Payne, CEO, Destination Think
  • Stacie Wingfield, VP, Marketing, Simpleview
  • Tiffany Burnette, Commercialization Manager, VISA
  • Todd Skelton, Associate Director of Destination Media, Americas, TripAdvisor

Destinations International Staff Liaisons

  • Gretchen Hall, Chief Operating Officer
  • Kim Bach, Director of Partnerships

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