MILWAUKEE – Adelman Travel, a top ten travel management firm, has announced the additions of Mike Collins, Senior Vice President of Sales, and Debbie Westlake, Senior Vice President of Operations. The addition of Collins and Westlake, both with significant experience in corporate travel management, further supports Adelman’s strategic initiative to focus on improving the traveler experience through service solutions and innovative technologies.
“Adding these two individuals to our organization alongside our existing Adelman executives brings a wealth of knowledge and stability to our company, which is vital as we forge ahead with our plan to grow our company,” said Andy McGraw, Adelman’s CEO.
Collins comes to Adelman Travel from American Express Global Business Travel where he held executive level positions, including VP Middle Market Sales, Account Management and most recently as Vice President, Multinational Sales. Collins will focus on accelerating sales growth and sales strategy.
“I’m grateful for the opportunity to join Adelman Travel and their tradition of commitment to their people and customers,” said Collins. “Contributing to a high performing organization is quite motivating and Adelman’s dynamic growth and innovation plans make the opportunity incredibly compelling.”
Prior to joining Adelman Travel, Westlake was Vice President of Support Services for the Americas with Carlson Wagonlit Travel, where she was responsible for strategic operational planning, workforce management, quality management and call center operations. As SVP of Operations, Debbie Westlake will focus on Adelman’s new premier customer service offerings as well as increasing efficiencies and improving call center processes.