Connoisseur Travel is pleased to announce two exciting additions to our senior management team: Kurt Crowl, Senior Vice President and Eric Reader, Vice President.
Kurt’s and Eric’s high levels of expertise in client service and information technology will strengthen Connoisseur’s focus on offering the most innovative technology and travel products in the industry and build on our legacy of high client satisfaction.
Before joining Connoisseur, Kurt Crowl was Executive Vice President of Executive Travel Associates for seven years. He also worked at American Airlines for nine years, gaining experience in all aspects of the business — accounting, finance, auditing, personnel, sales and marketing. A graduate of Baylor University in Texas, Kurt earned a BBA in Accounting. His broad background in many different areas of the industry will help Connoisseur continue to set the standard in client service, human resources and proactive travel management.
Eric Reader joins Connoisseur Travel as Vice President after 13 years as Director of Information Technology at Executive Travel Associates.
During his tenure, utilizing the latest in travel industry technology, the company quadrupled in size. A veteran of all aspects of the rapidly evolving travel industry, Eric has led the way in integrating cutting edge systems at every level. He started early in his career as an agent handling government and corporate accounts and quickly moved into quality control and information systems positions. His focus has always been on how automation and technology can be used to make travel services more efficient and accessible.