Laura Houchin has over 15 years of extensive corporate travel related experience serving in operations, account management and business development. Laura grew up in the travel business and was able to learn the business from the bottom up, starting as an agent where she learned how to master the SABRE GDS system.
Later, Laura moved on to American Express Business Travel in Boston where she worked her way up through different positions including Corporate Travel Agent, Team Leader, Inside Sales Rep and Account Manager. As an Account Manager, she further honed her skills as a corporate policy consultant while managing many Fortune 1000 accounts. Laura has a unique ability to customize travel programs to meet the individual needs of each client, whether large or small.
Laura moved from Boston to Connecticut to lead the sales efforts at Mercury Travel, an American Express Representative office. As Director of Sales, Laura was able to use her skills to develop net new business and maintain large corporate travel accounts.
As a senior member of the WorldTEK team, Laura’s responsibility is to focus on strategic new business in corporate and event travel. In addition, Laura will be helping to cultivate existing accounts to maximize potential revenue while creating efficiencies within accounts. Unlike typical sales positions, Laura remains the account management lead on the account to ensure that each company meets its business plan objectives.
Laura graduated from Bentley University in Waltham, MA and has travelled extensively domestically and internationally. She lives in Durham, CT with her husband and three children.
Contact Laura Houchin at email@example.com.