22 | Christopherson Andavo Travel

Christopherson Andavo Travel
2018 sales: $682 million
Employees: 480
Previous ranking: 24

5588 S. Green St., Suite 300
Salt Lake City, UT 84123
T (801) 327-7700
Website

Executives

CEO: Mike Cameron
COO: Matt Cameron
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER: JB Walsh
VP, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, CHRISTOPHERSON BUSINESS TRAVEL: Kathleen Roberts
VP, OPERATIONS, CHRISTOPHERSON BUSINESS TRAVEL: Nathan McClellan
VP, CHRISTOPHERSON MEETINGS & EVENTS: Beth Faller
VP, OPERATIONS & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, ANDAVO TRAVEL: Kirsten Little
VP, HR & TALENT: Elisa Garn
VP, CONTROLLER: Michele Tangaro

2018 Developments

Experienced growth in all divisions, adding 103 corporate clients and increasing revenue by $66 million.

Defined the company's core values: value people, and create value.

Hired 62 new employees and developed a new recruiting and onboarding process, new training and development initiatives and new rewards and recognition practices.

Added a technology building to its Salt Lake City campus, remodeled its humanitarian travel division's office space in Alabama, and remodeled its headquarters.

Developed an industry-first travel analytics set with business intelligence technology firm Domo to provide more relevant and actionable data to clients. Established a new digital process for providing more consultative service to travel management clients. Unified phone, video meetings and chat into one internal system and developed employee recognition and employee onboarding opportunities by partnering with vendors in human resources.

Company Facts

Christopherson Business Travel, the company's business travel division, sells travel management services directly to corporate accounts for their commercial business travel needs. Additionally, a portion of the company's business model includes independent travel agents under hosted leisure division (Andavo Travel), a humanitarian travel division (CV Humanitarian Travel) and meetings division (Christopherson Meetings & Events).

ARC sales of $377.8 million.

$39.9 million in sales from 135 hosted agents.

90% of sales from business, 9% leisure, 1% other.

BCD Travel affiliate.

Member of Virtuoso.

Privately held (51% owned by Camille Cameron, 49% by Mike Cameron).

Looking Ahead

Plans to continue to invest in the digital, consultative and personal customer experience.

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