Executive Promotions Announced by Global Connections, Inc.

Global Connections, Inc. (GCI), the well-known travel club fulfillment and service provider of Global Discovery Vacations (GDV), has announced recent changes to its executive team. 

Kevin Cover recently joined GCI as Vice President of
Sales, bringing years of  experience in
direct sales operations.  His initial
focus will be on the design and implementation of lead generation social media
marketing programs designed to provide tours to GCI’s network of independent
sales distributors of Global Discovery Vacations. 

Chad Lyons, an integral part of the
GCI technology team for over 14 years, is now Vice President of Information
Technology.  Chad will oversee and
support the information technology strategy, design, selection and
implementation of information systems for GCI and its various products and
services.

Michelle Zimmerman was promoted to Vice President of Human Resources.  She has been with GCI for 16 years and in the
role of Director of Human Resources for the last six years.  During her tenure, Michelle built an HR team
and implemented benefits, policies, and procedures for the employees of GCI.   

Rounding out the GCI executive
team are Dave Dawson, Vice President
Resort Acquisitions and Development; Melanie
Gring
, Chief Strategic Alliances and Brand Officer; Rick Washburn, Chief Financial Officer; Cathy Wunder, Chief Operating Officer; and Frank Zawojski, Chief
Information Officer.  

According to Tom Lyons, President
and CEO of GCI “Our strategic leadership team has a long and successful track
record which has brought GCI to the forefront in the vacation industry.  We are proud of these individuals, their
achievements and the teams they lead which reflects our company’s innovation,
its strength and makes it a great place to work overall.”

About Global Connections, Inc.

Global Connections, Inc. is based in Overland Park, KS, opening in 1996 as a travel club fulfillment and service provider.  Considered a leader in the travel club industry, GCI offers the member of its Global Discovery Vacations club program a wide variety of leisure benefits and vacation options at more than 700 North American resorts.  GCI is the developer and owner of resorts in California, Florida, Tennessee and Colorado as well as owning and leasing numerous resort condominium units throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Caribbean. For more information about GCI visit exploregci.com

About Global Discovery Vacations

Global Discovery Vacations is a respected membership-based travel club offering its member access to condominium accommodations, cruise and tour vacations, a full-service travel agency, a concierge program, and other leisure benefits. For more information about Global Discovery Vacations visit globaldiscoveryvacations.com