Management Biographies

 

Steve Glenn, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Steve Glenn, President and founder of Executive Travel.  Steve Glenn is a 1979 Graduate, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, and played football at UNL as an offensive tackle under Coach Tom Osborne. Steve and his wife Marie live in Pawnee City, Nebraska.

Glenn has served as an elected Director and Secretary on the Lincoln Airport Authority. He is past President of the Nebraska N Club of the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. In addition, he has served as an officer or director on numerous boards and commissions including President, Downtown Rotary #14; President, NEBRASKAland Foundation; Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Wyuka Cemetery; Director, Junior Achievement; President, Executive Club of Lincoln; Director, Lincoln Symphony and Director, Cornhusker State Games.

Steve was recently honored as Entrepreneur of the Year by the University Of Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship as well as Business Owner of the Year by the Lincoln Independent Business Association. These awards are given annually to recognize those individuals who, with outstanding initiative and management skills, have successfully developed and managed a business.

 

Paul Glenn, President and Chief Operating Officer

Paul Glenn has been with Executive Travel since April 1994. Before working at Executive Travel, Paul worked at Hy-Vee and was on the store’s Board of Directors. Paul has a diploma in Business Administration from Southeast Community College in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Paul has worked his way through many areas of Executive Travel, starting with paper ticket management then moving into the accounting department doing ARC processing. From there, he built a meetings group and incentive department that became one of the most productive divisions of the company. Continuing to grow with Executive Travel, Paul took over the role of Vice President of Executive Travel working with the management team to make Executive Travel one of the most successful Travel Management Companies in the Midwest.  In 2010, Paul took over the role of President and COO of Executive Travel where his focus is working with the team to continue to meet the highest standards and innovation in the travel industry.

Outside of Executive Travel, Paul is a past president of The Executive Club of Lincoln and he started the Lincoln Young Entrepreneurs group. He is also involved in two additional corporations (Headwind Consumer Products and On the Shelf Marketing Group) in the role of operations and management. Paul and his wife Becky also keep busy with their two kids, Garrison and Julia.

 

Chris Snurr, Chief Financial Officer

Chris Snurr received his Bachelor’s degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University and his Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska Lincoln. Chris is a licensed, certified public accountant with extensive corporate audit and tax experience. Chris has been active in and a board member of several service clubs, nonprofit organizations and government entities. Chris is married and has two children.

 

 


Joni Doiron, Vice President of Business Development

Joni is Vice President of Business Development for Executive Travel, responsible for leading the corporate sales team.  With over twenty years in the travel industry she has held management positions with BCD Travel and BTI Canada.  Joni has extensive knowledge of corporate travel management, corporate travel consulting, meetings/incentive travel and account management. She has worked extensively with organizations on a local, national as well as global level on travel management program development and consolidations.

Ms. Doiron serves as President for the Nebraska/Iowa Business Travel Association; she has served on numerous travel industry panels to speak on corporate travel management; and is a featured industry speaker at local colleges and business organizations.

 


Jennifer Belt, Vice President of Business Solutions

Jennifer received her degree in Travel from Lincoln School of Commerce and joined the Executive Travel team in 1994. Since then she has become a Certified Travel Associate. She has worked within the company as a vacation agent, corporate agent, and branch manager prior to being promoted to the Global Account Manager position in 2006.  In 2010 she was again promoted to Vice President and now leads the Business Solutions team. Jennifer works with her team to achieve 100% client retention through managing client relationships and offering value added services while delivering up to the minute reporting that assists her clients in effectively managing their travel program.

 


Cory Mason, Vice President of Business Technology

Cory is a Lincoln, Nebraska native and attended the University of Nebraska  Lincoln, majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Graphic Design. He joined the Executive Travel team in 2003 as a vacation consultant specializing in Hawaiian vacations and has also worked as a corporate travel agent. In 2006, Cory was promoted to Operations and Technology Manager.  He has since received certifications in building and supporting multiple online reservations tools, redesigned both quality control systems and agent scripting processes, and is dedicated to creating easy and seamless solutions for Executive Travel and our industry partners. In 2012, Cory was again promoted to his current position of Vice President of Business Technology, in which he oversees the development and implementation of new industry related technologies within the company, as well as the support team for the entire company and our valued customers.

 

Jody Tyriver, Vice President of Operations and Training

Jody joined Executive Travel in March 2010.  She is a native of Wisconsin where she worked for a large travel management company from 1988-2010 and has extensive knowledge of corporate travel management, training, and operations. Jody leads the team of Corporate Travel Consultants to ensure that everyday operations run smoothly.  She works with her team of friendly, responsive agents to provide extraordinary personal service to corporate clients and travelers.  In addition, Jody is responsible for Training and Development of all staff within  Executive Travel.  She developed and implemented Executive Travel’s International Ticketing Desk, streamlining the quality control process of international reservations, rates and ticketing, which often results in significant cost savings to the client. In 2012, Jody was promoted to her current position of Vice President of Operations and Training, in which she oversees both Corporate and Vacation departments.


Anne Fuldby-Olsen, Vice President of Groups and Vacations

Anne Comes to Executive Travel from Copenhagen, Denmark via Athens, Greece. Anne spent the first 23 years of her life in Copenhagen before she moved to Athens, Greece to marry her  wonderful “Greek Philosopher” and built a Destination Management Company with her partner in life.
Anne joined Executive Travel in March 2012 as the “European Connection” and is enjoying the freedom to build the group department with focus on our new and revolutionary concept; “The Convertible Caravans of Europe” as well as the designer of Executive Travel’s beautifully tailor-made groups tours.

Anne has more than 25 years experience in the travel industry. She has extensive travel experience around the world since her childhood and feels blessed that her job is her hobby.
Anne has a huge network of collaborators all over the world which makes it possible for her to create the most amazing experiences for our customers.
Anne’s group: A wonderful team of individuals.
Anne’s motto: To travel is to Live.”