Direct Travel is ranked as one of the top Travel Management Companies in the U.S. We provide our clients with significant cost savings programs, innovative technology solutions and consultative, world-class service. We remain steadfast in our business ethic, never losing sight of the needs of our customers. Our accomplishments in the travel industry illustrate our philosophy that success is a direct result of developing the finest professional staff supported by state-of-the-art systems.


    Created and Managed by Progressive Industry Veterans

    CEO named as Top 25 Most Influential Executives by BTN (2011 & 2014)

    Named in  Travel Weekly’s Top 25 Power List since 2011

    Systems Integrator of Emerging Technologies

    Expertise with Accounts <$20M in Annual Air Volume

    Global Reach with a Strong Local Presence

    One of the Largest Wholly Owned Leisure Organizations in the United States



To provide a meaningful competitive edge to every company that expands its business through strategic travel.


We see a future in which Direct Travel is thought of as the one travel management company that can help clients stay ahead of the ever-accelerating pace of business.



  • Ed Adams
    Chief Executive Officer
  • John Coffman
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Darryl Hoover
    Chief Technology Officer
  • Lisa Buckner
    President, Central Region
  • Sam DeFranco
    President, East Region
  • Helen Leon
    President, Western Region
  • Joel Ostrov
    President, Quebec East Region
  • Brian Robertson
    President, Ontario West Region
  • Christine Sikes
    Senior Vice President of Operations
  • Ronda Shipley
    Senior Vice President of Business Development & Strategies
  • Jim Hayes
    Executive Vice President of Vendor Negotiations
  • Gerard Bellino
    Vice President of Leisure Travel Business Development and Strategic Partnerships