Our auditing team is made up of former business travel agents who have worked for many years in business travel all over the world. They have worked in the largest travel agencies and have countless hours of experience and dedication to understanding travel and airfares. Each year they receive recurrent training to ensure they are up-to-date on the latest IATA fare construction rules and regulations as well as the most current changes in the reservation systems to ensure our customers receive the best service possible.
Michele has been with Topaz International for over 20 years. During her years with Topaz she has had roles as a receptionist, sales administrator, and currently is the Director of Client Services. She resides in Troutdale, OR with her husband Joe and their son.
Wendy has been with Topaz International for over 20 years, and has over 25 years experience in the travel industry, both corporate and leisure travel. During her years with Topaz she has had roles as an auditor, operations manager, and most recently as the Vice President of Operations. She resides in Langhorne, PA with her husband Aaron and their two daughters.
Brad has over forty years of diversified business experience, most recently the past twenty years in corporate travel management. In his current role as Chairman of Topaz International, he has the unique role of being able to assess both the corporate side and the supplier side of the business travel industry as an independent third party. He began his corporate travel career at Xerox Corporation in the Corporate Travel Department, and served in global client and operation roles at Carlson Wagonlit Travel and Rosenbluth International.
Brad has an undergraduate degree in Finance from Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts and a Masters in Business Administration from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. He has served in leadership roles at the Association of Corporate Travel Executives and is an active member of both ACTE and the Global Business Travel Association. He has attended and completed certificate programs at The Carlson School of Business at the University of Minnesota and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Currently he is an adjunct professor of business at the University of Southern Maine where he teaches Entrepreneurship. He resides in Kennebunkport Maine with his wife Heidi, two beagles and has three children usually traveling somewhere in the world.