Meet the Radius Travel Board of Directors

Tim Fleming // COO, Travel and Transport (United States)

Tim Fleming | Radius Board of Directors

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Tim joined Travel and Transport in 1982 as a travel counselor and managed a number of branch locations prior to being promoted to Vice President, Business Travel Management Services in 1995. Tim was promoted to Vice President, Operations and Client Services in 1998, to Senior Vice President, Operations and Client Services in 1999, and to Executive Vice President in 2003. He oversees sales, operations and account management for Travel and Transport. Tim was named Chief Operating Officer of Travel and Transport on January 1, 2014. Tim is also a member of Travel and Transport’s Executive Committee.

Tim is a member of Travel and Transport’s Board of Directors, and he serves on the Board of Directors of Keith M. Merrick Co., Inc., Employee Travel Specials as well as the Advisory Board for Business Travel News. Tim is also a member of the Business Travel Advisory Board (BTAB).

Tim’s education includes Morningside College in Sioux City, IA, and McConnell Travel School in Minneapolis, MN.

Shannon Hyland // President & CEO, Radius Travel (United States)

Michael Hare | RADIUS Board of Directors Chairman

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Shannon is a 25-year travel industry expert bringing deep finance, administration, and corporate development experience to Radius Travel HQ and the entire Radius network. Shannon is focused on delivering value to the network and, in turn, helping member agencies attain their business objectives.

Shannon served as the Chief Financial Officer at Radius Travel for 4 years prior to advancing to his current role. An entrepreneur at heart, Shannon previously served as CFO of Groople, an online start-up company devoted to group travel planning. Prior to that, he served as CFO for Mark Travel Corp. and Cendant’s Galileo Americas. In addition, he served in senior finance and operations roles for America West, United and Continental airlines, as well as Amerada Hess Energy.

Shannon holds a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering from Arizona State University and an MBA in finance and international business from New York University. Shannon is a member of the Radius Travel Board of Directors and a member of the Travel + Leisure Business Travel Advisory Board.

John Nair // Head - Business Travel, Cox & Kings Ltd. (India)

John Nair | Board of Directors Officer

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John Nair is a key strategist in developing and maintaining business relationships for Cox & Kings across various companies and industries in India. Under his able leadership, the business travel division is among the top three corporate travel management companies in India.

John has held various positions in the company in the last 20 years and has vast experience and incisive knowledge of the industry, particularly in the airline and GDS business.

Pesi Patel // Director, Cox & Kings Ltd. (India)

Pesi Patel | Radius Board of Directors Chairman

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Pesi Patel has been integral in developing and evaluating strategies for Cox and Kings since 1999. He is also a non-executive Director of the Board of Cox and Kings (India).

Pesi’s career began in his family’s industrial products manufacturing business. He oversaw the sales and marketing of the products and lead the division in manufacturing these products. Ultimately in 1982, Pesi gained responsibility for running the entire company. Under his leadership, the company experienced growth both structurally and financially.

Pesi holds a Bachelor degree in Commerce from Sydenham College, Bombay University.

Nancy Rissky // SVP, Account Management, Travel and Transport (United States)

Nancy Rissky | Board of Directors

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Nancy joined Travel and Transport as General Manager of Operations in 2005 with over 24 years of industry experience. She was promoted to Vice President of Account Management in 2007 and to Senior Vice President, Account Management in 2014. Nancy and her team of account manager’s work to achieve 100% client satisfaction, offering innovative, strategic, traveler-centric, and cost-saving suggestions.

Nancy is a member of Travel and Transport’s Executive Committee.