I’ve been watching all of the changes going on since CCRA acquired OSSN and the TRUE network, and have been anxiously awaiting an opportunity to get involved... I'm honored to lead this region and establish a new chapter in Savannah!
Savannah, GA (PRWEB) July 29, 2016
CCRA is excited to announce the addition of Valerie Gossett to their team, in not just one but two positions. Valerie will join CCRA as the new Regional Director for the Southeast, as well as serving as the first ever Savannah Chapter Director. In these positions Valerie will use her experience and expertise in the travel industry, as well as training and recruiting to grow and strengthen the Southeast Region of CCRA.
In the position of Southeast Regional Director Valerie will oversee and provide leadership to chapters in Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Alabama, and the Carolinas. The role of Savannah Chapter Director was created to nourish the travel industry in the Savannah area. CCRA is very excited about the growth of this chapter and are confident that Valerie will be able to bring people together and establish meaningful connections with like-minded travel professionals in the area.
“I’m so excited to welcome Valerie to our team,” says Margie Jordan, Vice President of Membership Services. “Not only has she built a wildly successful travel agency, Valerie is a talented team builder with a passion for helping travel entrepreneurs new to the industry.”
Valerie brings a wealth of experience to the position, including being the current owner of Premier Travel Resources, an international full-service travel agency. There she specializes in leisure, luxury, and romance travel experiences. Prior to her career in the travel industry Valerie worked for 25 years in the placement industry with a strong background in Sales Management, Recruiting, Training, and HR.
“I’ve been watching all of the changes going on since CCRA acquired OSSN and the TRUE network, and have been anxiously awaiting an opportunity to get involved. There are so many fabulous things going on with our membership in the southeast, and I’m honored to lead this area as well as establish a thriving chapter in Savannah, GA, one of the US’s top destination cities. I'm very excited about working with CCRA and the opportunities they bring to all agents!”
Gossett joins the ranks of 3 other Regional Directors, well-known speaker and agent advocate Hema Khan, based in Southern New Jersey leads the Northeast Region, while reknown speaker and author Keith Powell leads the Western Region. CCRA’s most senior Regional Director, David Appleby leads the Midwest Region.
Based in Ft. Worth, Texas, CCRA Travel Commerce Network is a global hub for travel technology, marketing, accreditation and education. For over forty years, CCRA has connected travel professionals and suppliers with the products and services they need to drive revenue, relationships and brand recognition in the travel marketplace. From the TRUE accreditation and coding system to hotels, air, call center services and more, CCRA is truly where the travel industry connects. For more information, visit http://www.ccra.com.