(25 NOVEMBER) FESTIVE ROAD, the global consultancy on a mission to #CreateBetter travel & meetings management, has added three new Roaders to support its clients across outsourced travel management and consulting services. These professionals will play an important role in helping FESTIVE ROAD continue to redefine how travel can strategically contribute to organisations while exceeding client expectations.
These new additions include:
Daniel Tallos – Associate, Europe: Daniel most recently served as EMEA travel manager and OBT lead at Nike, where he drove important initiatives around sourcing for the global program, elevating the traveler experience and creating a global framework for sustainability. He is based in Amsterdam in the Netherlands.
Melissa Mihelich – Travel Experience and Engagement Manager, USA: Melissa joins from Gartner where she fulfilled a role as director of marketing, and previously Sabre Corporation, where she focused on delivering executive advisory boards and other engagement programs supporting stakeholders. Melissa will help provide outsourced travel management services to one of FESTIVE ROAD’s global clients. She is based in Dallas.
Ginger Rippley – Associate, USA: Ginger has spent three decades on both the buyer and supplier sides of corporate travel, including multiple years at Hewlett Packard Enterprises. She has deep expertise in global program management, sourcing, contracting and travel management company implementations. She is also based in Dallas.
“We’re delighted to add Melissa, Ginger and Daniel to our growing team,” said Caroline Strachan, FESTIVE ROAD Managing Partner. “Each of them is passionate about helping us create better travel and meetings management for our clients, and we’re already benefiting from the innovative perspectives they bring based on their past experiences.”