The Team
Andrew Menkes PDF Print E-mail

Founder- Partnership Travel Consulting

Andy_ImgColAndy created PTC in January of 2001, and built the company into a truly Global brand. On June 11, 2018, Andy joined BCD Travel as Senior Vice President, Global Client Solutions. Andy can be contacted by clicking This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
Duane Futch PDF Print E-mail

Executive Vice President

Duane_ImgColDuane has 38 years of experience in aviation, travel, and government sectors, with a consistent track record of developing and implementing innovative ideas that improve operations, revenues and profits, while effectively controlling expenses. Duane brings an "insider's view" that is incredibly insightful and invaluable to our clients' success.

A dynamic, results-oriented leader, Duane has combined his industry knowledge, visionary thinking and business leadership skills to produce a proven record of accomplishments in an increasingly complex, global operating environment. 

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Winfried Barczaitis PDF Print E-mail

International Associate

Winfried_ImgColWinfried is based in Frankfurt, Germany, and is a seasoned travel industry veteran with more than 40 years of experience. During his career, he worked for well known brands such as Schenker, Thomas Cook, KarstadtQuelle and American Express. During the past 20 years, he was General Manager for various markets in Central Europe, and lately, he was a member of the European Board of American Express, setting the strategy for Business Travel in Europe.

Winfried has profound knowledge of the entire European market with focus on Germany, Switzerland and Austria, where he maintains an ever growing network of valuable contacts in all parts of the corporate travel industry. In Russia and Eastern Europe he was one of the early developers of the business travel industry. 

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Riana Fouchè PDF Print E-mail

International Associate

Fouche_imgColRiana has worked for a number of airlines and travel companies over the span of her career, holding various senior management positions.  Humble beginnings, she started her career as a retail travel consultant, followed by an operational role at an international airport after which she coordinated marketing for a local travel publication. Her travel career got on track when she joined EgyptAir as National Sales & Marketing Executive, affording her the opportunity to serve on the Star Alliance Marketing Council in South Africa.

She then moved into a National Sales Manager role for three large international airlines: Ethiopian Airlines, Finnair and Air New Zealand. In addition to this, she was also responsible for the sales strategies of a number of smaller, regional airlines. As Sales Manager, she managed to grow airline sales in the territory at a rate which was higher than the IATA average at the time.

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Mike Santacroce PDF Print E-mail

Chief Administrative Officer 

Santacroce_imgColMichael Santacroce is experienced in providing high-powered analytics to Fortune 1000 clients, including gathering, structuring and analyzing travel spend and request for proposal (RFP) data. Michael has played a crucial part in developing training outlines and client presentations for supplier insight analytics tools.

Michael brings 5 years of experience in Analysis, Design, Development, Management, Implementation, and Production Support of various stand-alone, intranet and web-based applications.

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Don Murphy PDF Print E-mail

Senior Vice President

don2_imgDon Murphy has more than 40 years of experience in the global meetings and travel industry.

Don cut his teeth in the travel industry at Pan American World Airways before joining the special service team in corporate reservations for Air France.

After his early career at the airlines, Don became Corporate Travel Manager and Corporate Meetings Manager at Bristol-Myers Corporation.

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Stephen Armstrong PDF Print E-mail

International Associate

Steve_imgStephen has extensive experience in the airline, hospitality and corporate travel management sectors. Stephen has also held senior commercial positions in a variety of blue chip, global companies.

Stephen started his airline career with British Airways, where he led a number of global engineering and technical projects in Europe, Japan and the US. In each program Stephen led the cross-functional British Airways team and managed the supplier relationship. After a number of promotions, Stephen managed a team of 25 with a budget of £65 million. He also joined the Brand team that redesigned the On Board product.

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