With Monday’s panel of “Successful Women Leading in Business Travel” at this year’s GBTA, we wanted to showcase just some of the amazingly talented women that lead Fox today. All of these women are at GBTA this year, with some giving presentations on topics that have a huge impact on the travel industry.
Marino is a highly accomplished travel industry executive with more than two decades of experience. Her strategic leadership positions in operations and technology give her the expertise to understand opportunities from all perspectives.
Marino’s positive and collaborative style has built a team of innovative thinkers at Fox who share a traveler-centric mindset. Under her leadership, Fox has successfully implemented the Business Travel Institute and award-winning Smartpoint adoption, as well as leading-edge initiatives like Fox’s 3i Proprietary Technology suite of traveler tools and data security.
JoHannah began her career in the travel industry more than 20 years ago as a travel agent before spending 10 years as a corporate travel manager.
As a Client Solutions Manager, Greene has overall responsibility and accountability for the success of our clients’ partnership with Fox World Travel. She applies her previous experience in travel management, and now as an industry expert, to help build successful corporate travel programs through education, innovation and collaboration.
Wright has been in the corporate travel industry for more than 20 years. As a Client Solutions Manager, she helps Fox corporate clients build successful corporate travel programs through education and collaboration and by utilizing the travel industry best practices. She is the Administrator of the Fox Travel Manager Institute.
Wright currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Global Business Travel Association – Wisconsin Chapter (GBTA-WI) as the President/Chairman. She previously served on the board as the VP of Education and the Director for Direct Members.
Koch has more than 20 years’ experience in the travel industry and joined Fox World Travel in 2006. As the Vice President of Global Sales, Maria is responsible for the strategic expansion of the Fox customer-base, both nationally and multi-nationally. She is responsible for the recruitment and support of an experienced sales force capable of fulfilling our corporate objectives.
Maxwell-Smith has more than 25 years of travel industry experience in the Chicagoland marketplace. She brings a broad understanding of the travel industry and communication skills that net a business-to-business relationship built upon a solid foundation. Her role with your organization is one of strategic alignment, ensuring travel initiatives and expectations are properly understood and implemented.
She has been an active member of the Chicago Business Travel Association for more than 20 years serving as Chair of the Educational Committee, Allied Council (founded the Square Table to support Allied Education), Co-Chair Volunteer Committee for the 2006 GBTA Annual Meeting in Chicago, CBTA Volunteer Committee (co-founded). In 2010, Vivian was selected “Member of the Year” by the Chicago Business Travel Association (CBTA). She currently serves on the CBTA Charity/Sponsorship Committee. Vivian is also a member of WINiT (Women In Travel).