Corporate Traveller

Meet our Leadership Team

Chris Lynes - General Manager

Our General Manager, Chris Lynes, has been part of the Flight Centre Travel Group for over 16 years beginning his career in our Leisure brand, Flight Centre. 6 years after starting, he joined Corporate Traveller in 2006. With experience as a senior Account Manager, his focus for clients was to balance an exceptional travel experience with finding savings for his clients. From leading a team of 6, he soon became the regional area leader for the Greater Toronto Area. In early 2016 he was appointed as General Manager for Corporate Traveller Canada, overseeing the day to day operations of over 330, CT has 172 right now, budgeted for 190 by end of FY account managers who collectively service over 3000 clients nationally.

Dustin Ellis - Vice President Sales

Dustin joined the Flight Centre Travel Group in 2009 as a Business Development Manager. Having immediate success building relationships and helping clients find savings and efficiencies, he was appointed shortly afterwards to the National General Manager of the emerging sport and entertainment travel brand, Stage & Screen Travel Services. During his 4 years as GM with Stage, Dustin played a key role in establishing and strengthening relationships with our Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Teams as well as many of our iconic national music, film and TV productions. In July 2015, he shifted his career back to business development as the Vice President of Sales for Flight Centre Travel Group - Canada.

Dustin's proficiency in travel management and exceptional people skills has allowed him to help countless businesses realize a better travel solution, specifically aligned to their business goals. His love for travel and passion for helping others continue to be two of his greatest traits.

Caroline Everett - Regional Manager BC

A Flight Centre Travel Group veteran of 18 years, Caroline started the Corporate Traveller brand in Canada back in 2001, opening the first team in Vancouver. After spending 12 years as a team leader in various Corporate Teams, Caroline took over the role of Regional Leader for British Columbia. Caroline’s experience in the Corporate space and her love of the brand ensures its continued growth and success.

Bhavini Patel - Regional Manager - QC, ON & Maritimes

Bhavini started with the Flight Centre Travel Group in 1997, working in both the retail and corporate brands as a Team Leader with various teams.  Currently she is the Regional Manager for  Corporate Traveller in Eastern Canada, and having been a part of the company’s expansion across the east for the past 19 years she is passionate about seeing the continued growth of the brand.

Mark Wilkie - Chief Financial Officer

Mark joined the Flight Centre Travel Group in 2010 as an Area Accountant and was later appointed as Financial Controller of Product Nation for Canada. Mark's proficiency in financial management and expert skills in reporting led to his subsequent appointment as Chief Financial Officer in 2014. 

Joel Katzberg - Regional Manager Ontario

A veteran of Flight Centre for over 13 years, Joel has held several Leadership roles throughout Corporate Traveller including opening the 1st Corporate Traveller office in the Northeast USA (Boston, MA). He was an integral part of the expansion of our North American operation and has recently taken over the role of Regional Leader for Ontario. Joel is responsible for the continued growth in Canada’s largest Corporate Market, the Greater Toronto Area and he is a passionate individual who is driven by success and growth.

Tina Cardone - Regional Manager Prairies

Tina started in the Corporate Traveller brand in 2003 in Calgary. After spending 13 years as a team leader working across various brands and businesses, Tina became the Regional Leader for Alberta and the Prairies in 2016. Her experience and passion for the Corporate Traveller brand ensures its continued growth and success.

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