Meet the Radius Travel Leadership Team

Shannon Hyland // President & Chief Executive Officer

Shannon Hyland | President & Chief Executive Officer

Shannon is a 20-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 was 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. He and his family reside in suburban Maryland.

Kieran Hartwell // Senior Vice President, Global Sales & Service

Kieran Hartwell | Senior Vice President, Global Sales & Service

Based in London, Kieran leads the Radius Travel global sales, account management, and agency network relations teams.

Kieran joined Radius in 2004 after completing Carnival Corporation’s management development program. He also worked for Thomas Cook and was a key member of P&O Business Travel’s business development team, both based in the UK. He is currently in the MBA program at the University of Durham (UK), and is a graduate of the Wharton Executive Education Global Leadership Program.

An avid football fan and fitness enthusiast, Kieran enjoys running, traveling and spending time with his wife and two daughters.

Tatiana Kweder // Vice President, Finance & Administration

Tatiana Kweder | Vice President, Finance & Administration

Tatiana has an extensive background in strategic and financial planning, research and analytics. In her role as Vice President of Finance & Administration, she leads the Accounting, Finance and HR teams.

Tatiana joined Radius Travel in 2009 as Director of Planning & Analysis before advancing to her current role. As Director, Tatiana was responsible for leading the planning and budgeting process, developing an analytical framework to support business planning, and managing all financial planning and performance management activities for the company. Prior to joining Radius, Tatiana spent 8 years working at University of Maryland University College in the Office of Institutional Planning, Research, and Accountability, where she focused on strategic planning, performance management, financial planning, and analytics.

Tatiana holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Maryland, College Park, and a Masters of Library and Information Sciences from Drexel University. She lives in suburban Maryland with her husband, son and dog.

Chris McAndrews // Senior Vice President, Marketing & Partnerships

Chris McAndrews | Senior Vice President, Marketing & Partnerships

Chris is responsible for Radius Travel marketing, product management and supplier relations.

Chris has spent his career in the travel and media industries, with particular emphasis on driving business growth in digital environments. Chris led corporate marketing for technology publisher IDG before joining online travel agency pioneer Preview Travel in 1997 as head of advertising sales and supplier relations. Upon Preview’s merger with Travelocity, Chris also took on the cruise and vacation package businesses. He later served as President of National Geographic Digital Media, significantly enhancing National Geographic’s online presence and business performance. Chris has also played leadership roles in digital media and travel startup companies.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University and an MBA from Stanford University. He lives in suburban Maryland with his wife, three children, and their golden retriever Tanner.

Allan Slan // Executive Vice President & Legal Liaison

Allan Slan | Executive Vice President & Legal Liaison

Radius Travel salutes Allan as our longest-serving executive. When he joined the company in 1994, we were still known as Woodside Travel Trust. Since then, Allan has helped lead Radius as SVP of Consulting Services, Sales and Marketing, COO and even Interim President and CEO. In particular, he was instrumental in our rebranding efforts from Woodside to Radius in 2000 and in the development of our multinational corporate sales capabilities.

Today, Allan reviews and coordinates the company’s contracts in the areas of global sales and service, supplier relations, agency network and other administrative agreements.

A native of the Washington, DC area, Allan has a law degree from the American University, Washington College of Law. He served as law clerk for a State of Maryland Circuit Court Judge, Assistant Corporation Counsel for the District of Columbia and finally as a partner in a suburban DC law firm before joining Radius.