Dallas — Premier Transportation of Dallas recently announced staff changes and additions that will better enable the company to meet the growth and business challenges in its 20th year of operation. Premier now has a fleet of almost 100 vehicles, one of the largest in the U.S. As the company continues to add chauffeurs, office staff, and vehicles, Premier has recently made some organizational changes, including the addition of a new global sales director.
“Our company is growing and expanding our global customer and affiliate base, and we’ve recognized the need to adjust our management team to meet these needs more effectively,” notes Eric Devlin, Premier founder and president. “We’re excited to celebrate our 20th anniversary in August, and very proud of the loyal customer base we’ve built over the years.”
The following staff represent promotions, position changes or new hires to help Premier serve its growing customer base.
|Lori Clark, Director of Global Sales
Clark is a recent addition to the team, bringing over 25 years of hospitality and 10 years of ground transportation expertise to her position in global sales. She will work to create interest, demand, and recognition for Premier with large corporate entities, enabling the company to expand its global reach. She will also develop and manage strategic partnerships to promote Premier in growing markets all over the world.
|Corey Witzel, Affiliates Manager and Special Projects
Witzel has been reassigned to focus more of his energies on growing and managing Premier’s extensive global team of affiliates. He has been a part of Premier’s management team since 2006, with duties including accounting, IT management, and facilities management. In this new role, he will continue to develop, nurture, and maintain worldwide affiliate relationships (including invoicing).
|Ted Hernandez, Operations/Motor Coach Manager
Hernandez started with Premier in 2004, and his extensive background in all facets of the ground transportation business makes him a valuable member of the company’s management team, according to Devlin. With the recent addition of five motorcoaches, he has taken on the responsibility of managing all aspects of this new segment. He also directs the management of the dispatch and groups departments, as well as all DOT compliance.
|Vicki Stanberry, Groups Manager
Stanberry has been recently promoted to groups manager, based on her extensive background in corporate transportation with Premier over the past few years. She manages the daily operation of the groups department, and supports the sales team with pricing for group moves and RFP responses. She also develops and maintains processes and logistics to maximize the transportation efficiency of large group events with her staff.
|Kristy Peek, Accounting Manager
Peek has recently rejoined the staff of Premier after working in another industry for several years. She has taken over the accounting duties and will manage both the accounts payable and accounts receivable functions.