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Billy McDonough

President, Americas

In Billy’s 20+ years with the company, his colleagues have consistently applauded his collaborative approach that has resulted in tight-knit, hard-working, successful teams who appreciate his leadership. As FCM’s President for the Americas, Billy implements successful operational, account management and BDM team-based structures for the entire region.
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Joe Ondrus

Senior Vice President

Joe has 20+ years of travel industry experience and joined FCM in August 2006. A seasoned travel industry executive and an accomplished team leader, Joe oversees key client and partner relations, as well as sales and business development activities and travel technology and operations. Additionally, Joe is a key stakeholder in our global travel management initiative.
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Charlene Leiss

FCTG President, Americas

Charlene joined Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) during the Boston-based Garber’s Travel Service acquisition by FCM Travel Solutions in 2007. A highly successful business leader, Charlene served as Vice President Sales at FCM before being appointed to President for Corporate Brands USA in 2015, and was appointed President of the Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) in January 2020.
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John Morhous

Chief Experience Officer, Corporate Americas

John is responsible for ongoing client-facing innovation and digital mobile platforms, and the development of additional tools, technology and thought leadership across all of FCTG’s corporate brands globally. Morhous has been with Flight Centre Travel Group for 13 years.
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Alexandra de Vaux

VP of Sales

As a member of the FCTG family for over 10 years, Alex’s knowledge of the business and passion for sales has led her to her current role as the VP of Sales for FCM Travel in North America. Having experience in account management and sales in both the UK and the US, she has deep rooted insight across multiple markets, contributing to a well-rounded understanding of the evolving travel industry.
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Karly Theroff

Director of Account Management

Karly has been in the travel industry for more than 10 years, with a background in both sales and account management. A graduate of Purdue University, Karly studied hospitality and tourism management and has played an integral role in applying strategic, consultative account management practices across the Americas team.
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Ashley Gutermuth

Director of Consulting Services

Ashley has over 15 years of experience working with travelers, suppliers, TMCs, and airlines, including roles in sales, account management and contract analysis. She leads the US division of FCM Consulting, where she creates tools, directs all-encompassing sourcing activities, and drives coordination of consulting services worldwide.

FCM Global Management Team

Our FCM Management Team is comprised of dedicated leaders who are passionate about business travel management, travel technology, and delivering a high level of customer service across the globe.

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Marcus Eklund

Global Managing Director

With a depth of experience in the travel industry, Marcus brings a wealth of business, operational and industry knowledge to his role. Marcus oversees the continued development of FCM's global sales, account management and brand strategy. As FCM's global leader, Marcus works closely with the company's global executive team as well as with the regional managers of FCM's operations in the Asia-Pacific, Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa regions.
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Alex Armstrong

Global Sales Director

As Global Sales Leader, Alex is focused on strategy development for FCM's global sales team. He oversees the global coordination and management of FCM's multinational sales pipeline and works closely with regional sales leaders to strengthen the company's global sales platform and multinational client growth across the network. Alex brings almost 20 years of experience in the travel, tourism and sales industries to the role.
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Jo Lloyd

Global Head of Account Management and Consulting

Jo has been in corporate travel all through her career, and has gained extensive knowledge and experience across a number of sectors within it. Working in a TMC environment for over fifteen years is where her knowledge and influence was developed as an innovator in developing preferred supplier managed programmes. Jo then moved to numerous interim consulting roles from ACTE as Regional Director for EMEA where she focused on industry education to setting up the Global Corporate Sales department for Qatar Airways in Doha before founding Nina & Pinta Consulting Services. Nina & Pinta was a consulting firm specializing in the travel space with 2 distinct divisions. Jo’s consulting projects at Nina & Pinta ranged from working with corporations in procurement on corporate travel programmes focusing on programme efficiency and optimization to developing training workshops that include sales effectiveness, negotiations training and working with procurement. Jo has also written numerous white papers in conjunction with the UK Business Travel Association on TMC pricing and RFP processes. Jo joined FCM Travel in October 2021, and from January 2022 Nina and Pinta will also integrate into the FCM business.
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Scott Alboni

Global Marketing Director

Scott has been in the business travel industry for over 4 years and comes from a string of key marketing positions within the Private Healthcare, International Auctioneers and Charity sectors. Scott is responsible for managing FCM's marketing strategy, global marketing, communication and public relations activity. Scott will be responsible for ensuring the continued growth and consistency of the FCM brand in all markets that we operate.
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Shaun Clear

Global Implementation Director

To the role of Global Implementation Leader, Shaun brings more than 15 years' experience in the travel industry with extensive experience across product, change management and in leadership roles. After nearly ten years with Flight Centre Travel Group in Australia, Shaun relocated to Singapore in 2012 and became Regional Operations Director for Flight Centre Corporate, leading exponential growth for the region including opening FCM Malaysia. Shaun, now based in New York, USA, is responsible for leading FCM's global implementation and onboarding strategy.

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