Board of Directors

NYCBTA is an affiliate of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), whose members represent corporate travel and meetings executives, major corporations and travel suppliers throughout the world. NYCBTA along with the global organization, provides our members with information on travel and meetings technology, services, legislation, security, benchmarking and costs that affect the business travel and meetings industry.

Meet Your NEW Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board

Stephen Gheerow
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


Rosemary Maloney
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Vice President

Kelly A Ferrigno
United Airlines
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Marek Dudziak
Guardian Life Insurance Company
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Annie Ramos-Molina
Hersha Hospitality Management
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Director of Communications & PR

Kym M. Hoover
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Director of Membership

Donna McGovern
ITV America
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Director of Sponsorship

Brian Ricciardi
Business Travel Executive
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Program / Education Director

Katherine Tomasi
BCD Travel
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Venues Director

Jane Pearsall
BWH Hotel Group
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Director of Philanthropy

Grace Knowlton
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