(March 25, 2022, 11:46 +07)
CWT President and CEO Michelle McKinney Frymire has been appointed to the US Travel and Tourism Advisory Council by US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo.
Michelle McKinney Frymire
In this role, Michelle will provide the Secretary with counsel and advice on issues and concerns affecting the US travel and tourism industry.
“I am honored to have been appointed to such an important position and look forward to serving alongside the other Board members on behalf of our industry and our country as the travel and tourism industry continues to recover,” Michelle said.
CWT appointed Michelle as CEO in May 2021, after two years with the company.
With over 20 years of experience in the travel industry, Michelle’s career has spanned a wide range of roles with notable leadership roles as Chief Financial Officer at Starwood Vacation Ownership and Delta Technology (a division of Delta Airlines ), as well as Continental Airlines and Delta Air Lines.
Michelle has also held senior management positions at several private equity portfolio companies where she led strategy, technology, human resources, corporate development and finance.
Michelle holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Austin College and an MBA from the University of Texas McCombs School of Business.
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