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Scott Robley, Master Trainer & Client Solutions Engineer VitalSmarts
Kathy Bedell

Senior Vice President, BCD Travel

Kathy’s ability to substantially improve travel programs for companies begins with her clear understanding of business objectives and corporate cultures. Throughout 36 years in travel management, she’s helped clients find solutions to every imaginable challenge in building and maintaining effective air, hotel, ground transportation and meetings programs. A former travel agency owner who led the growth of her Ohio-based business from an annual turnover of $3 million to $300 million, Kathy understands the importance of strong partnerships. As one of the earliest adopters of modern meetings technologies and the onsite travel service concept, she knows the importance of innovation to business success. Dedicated to industry education, Kathy enjoys presenting at major trade association events and has appeared in numerous travel segments on The Weather Channel. She resides in Atlanta.

Kathy is a proud member of GBTA, and ASTA she serves on both the GBTA Risk Committee and Industry Advisory Board, The ASTA Corporate Advisory Council, and the Canadian Corporate Travel Association.