Monday, March 18, 2019

Liz Carisone CEO Liz Carisone, CEO of Goundlink New York — GroundLink, a global provider of tech-enabled black car service, announced the appointment of Liz Carisone as chief executive officer. Carisone most recently served as chief financial officer/senior vice president of operations and has been with GroundLink since 2012. She replaces Dean Sivley, who will be assisting his friend and mentor John Noel in transitioning the leadership of Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection. Sivley will retain equity participation in GroundLink.

“It is with great pleasure and confidence that I announce Liz’s appointment to CEO. Liz is uniquely suited to lead GroundLink forward,” said Tom Clark, managing director of Comvest, an investor in GroundLink. “She has been instrumental in scaling GroundLink’s global infrastructure and driving the company’s continued focus on being the leading provider of tech-enabled black car service for the corporate traveler. Her familiarity with the company and her superior leadership skills will help ensure GroundLink’s continued success.”

Carisone has held multiple roles within the GroundLink executive team in recent years and played a critical role in setting and executing strategy. She has driven improvements in GroundLink’s unique customer offering, consisting of mobile, web, and call center service. She has also scaled the company’s infrastructure, which allows GroundLink to provide a seamless booking, ride, and billing experience for customers. In her new role, Carisone will oversee the global operations and strategic direction of GroundLink and continue to drive the company’s mission to be a leading tech-enabled black car service for corporate travelers.

Prior to joining GroundLink, Carisone was the CFO of Kroll Consulting Services, a global provider of risk management services. Earlier she served as CFO of London-based Gullivers Travel Associates (GTA), a subsidiary of Travelport, a leading travel commerce and technology services company. She also has held senior financial leadership roles with Fisher Scientific, Warner Lambert, and Allied Signal.

Visit groundlink.com for more information.

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