SVP & GM – Central Region
Michele Gannon has over 27 years of experience in the travel industry. Her role as General Manager – Central Region has allowed her to showcase her immense expertise with staff management and client satisfaction.
Michele joined Corporate Travel Management in 2014 and is based in New Orleans as General Manager – Central Region. As part of CTM’s senior leadership team, she is responsible for sales, operations and account management for the Central Region of Corporate Travel Management in North America.
Prior to joining CTM, Michele was named on-site Account/Operations Manager for a large national account, a position she held for nearly two decades of growth within the company, which is still a CTM client today. What initially was a mid-size operation grew to more than $36M in annual travel spend and 12 dedicated on-site staff consultants. Under her direction and leadership, this account rolled out multi-national travel operations, online booking tools, and worked through many strategic mergers and acquisitions, as well as the organic growth of the travel program
Michele started her career in travel in in 1988 as a corporate agent at Mundus Travel in Baton Rouge. In 1990, Michelle moved back to her native New Orleans to manage the new Mundus/Carlson downtown office where they primarily dealt with government travel.