Executive Vice President
Global Client Management & Advito
Kathy Jackson leads a team responsible for optimizing travel programs and overall business strategies for many of BCD Travel’s global customers. The Advito team offers various consulting services to drive results to the client’s bottom line. The prestigious global client portfolio includes many of the Fortune Global 500 and the U.S.-ranked Corporate Travel 100.
Prior to her current role, Kathy held a number of leadership positions during her 26-year tenure with BCD Travel and predecessor organizations. For close to 10 years, she held the role of division president first in the southeast and then in the west region of the United States. Priorities included growing the company’s customer base and margins, client and employee retention and delivering the highest value to customers through advanced technology and service.
As a native of North Carolina, Kathy began her career in the travel industry after attending the University of North Carolina in Greensboro, joining the company in 1982.
Throughout her career, she has been a member of ACTE, the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Advisory Board, the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Advisory Board and the Executive Women’s Pacesetter Organization.