GBTA WINiT Honors Two FCM Leaders, Jo Lloyd and Kate McMahon-Campisi, with Industry Awards and WINiT Top 50 Distinction
New York, NY (October 5, 2023) – The GBTA WINiT Awards, which celebrates the outstanding achievements and contributions of women leaders throughout the business travel industry, today announced its winners for 2023, which included recognition for Jo Lloyd, FCM Global Head of Account Management and Consulting, and Kate McMahon-Campisi, FCM Meeting & Events Business Leader, Americas. Lloyd and McMahon-Campisi were each named to this year’s prestigious WINiT Top 50 list.
Lloyd was honored as a ‘Global Leader with Global Impact,’ an award given out to a female leader who is making a significant impact on a global scale. McMahon-Campisi was awarded a win in the ‘FollowHER: Legends and Mentors’ category, which puts a spotlight on an exemplary leader that is committed to advancing women in the industry.
Jo and Kate are two incredible, influential leaders with an unwavering commitment to excellence,” said Billy McDonough, FCM President, Americas. “I’m proud to see them receive this well-deserved recognition for the positive and meaningful change they continue to make for women in our business.
An accomplished industry executive, Lloyd has nearly three decades of experience in the corporate travel industry. Prior to her current role with FCM, Lloyd was a Partner at Nina & Pinta, a global business travel consultancy that specialized in travel program optimization and sales training. In 2021, Lloyd joined FCM and integrated Nina & Pinta into the FCM consulting business.
“I am beyond grateful and deeply appreciative to have received this special honor and be recognized alongside other trailblazing women in the industry,” said Lloyd. “As I aspire to make a difference in the lives and careers of women, I look forward to continuing to support GBTA WINiT and their important mission.”
With over 15 years of extensive experience in the corporate events space, McMahon-Campisi has become a true leader and champion for women in the workplace. Since joining FCM Meetings & Events in 2014, she has been instrumental in shaping the strategic growth of the business in markets across North America.
“It’s truly such an honor to be included on a list with so many other esteemed and inspiring women leaders,” said McMahon-Campisi. “I am thrilled to be able to support such a rewarding organization in GBTA WINiT and be in a position to empower women and drive positive change for years to come.”
WINiT is a global network focused on delivering career development services, educational programs and resources to women in travel-related businesses. As a part of the GBTA Foundation, the program is designed to help ensure the continued support and advancement of women in travel.
Lloyd, McMahon-Campisi and the rest of the winners will be honored at the upcoming GBTA WINiT Gala on Thursday, October 26th in Brooklyn, NY. For more information on the GBTA WINiT Awards, please visit here.
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About GBTA WINiT
GBTA WINiT is a network of global women and men who serve as catalysts to drive change by providing support and empowering women to take the next step in their careers. The GBTA WINiT Program aims to support gender equity in the business travel industry by helping women thrive and advance throughout the lifecycle of their careers. The core programs of GBTA WINiT include mentorship, education and development, and network and community. Visit here to learn more about GBTA WINiT.