Our Team

Our team has the industry know-how to make your GTO experience top-notch. We have an active help desk and a constantly evolving network of professionals ready to assist if you need us.

We are a travel and tourism community – we welcome your feedback and encourage you to play an active role in our growth and development.

GTO Leadership Team

Kory Vrieze

Director

Kory draws on more than 20 years as an educator, administrator, and technology guru to direct the development of the GTO system. He works tirelessly to create a product and process that meet the needs of customers across the globe.

Jim Deliman

Lead Community Architect

Jim adds more than 30 years of travel and tourism sales know-how to the growing GTO/GE team. He plays a key role in helping clients understand how our products can simplify their operations.

Kristina Lueth

Lead Engineer

Kristina lends her extensive background in accounting and data application management to the GTO team, ensuring a seamless and high-quality user experience.

Seaira Murphy

Lead Accuracy Guru

Seaira is leveraging 10+ years of expertise in the student and adult tour markets to make her a key player in GTO’s essential operations.

Keith Snode

CEO

Keith is a high-energy COO with a passion for travel. He brings insight from his years as a tour operator, supplier, loan officer, and sales and marketing executive to lead the GTO team. He is focused on brand strategy and product development, making GTO the most intuitive software in the travel industry.

GTO Team

Kara Ligenza

Community Architect

Kara joins the GTO team after more than 10 years in tour operations.  Her enthusiasm for travel and expertise in systems management help clients manage expectations and maximize the GTO experience.

Angelica Kennedy

Angelica Kennedy

Community Architect

Angelica’s 20+ years in domestic and international travel have prepared her well for her new role as Community Architect.  Her varied experiences offer a unique perspective of the GTO global community and inspire a strong rapport with clients.

Duane Hildebrand

Duane Hildebrand

Support Helmsman

Duane’s robust experience with HR administration, onboarding and training, and customer relations make him an invaluable member of the GTO team.  He navigates the client experience with you to ensure it is both positive and efficient.

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Brian Lueth

Engineer

Fifteen years working in the public sector working with information management and regulatory compliance has honed Brian’s attention to detail.  He brings a keen eye to his role as an engineer, helping clients manage expectations and maximize the GTO experience.

Steven Gross

Creative Media and Content Specialist

A lifelong student of travel with a professional background in group tour planning, Stevie crafts helpful, user-friendly content to navigate the GTO system.

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Michelle Geissler

Creative Content Writer and Editor

Michelle’s credentials as both classroom teacher and non-profit director inspire her to create engaging, helpful, and user-friendly content for the GTO community.

Kyle Campbell

Kyle Campbell

Accuracy Guru

Kyle joins the GTO team with more than 15 years of education and technology support experience. His collaborative attitude and technical expertise help ensure product reliability and client satisfaction.

Dana Short

Dana Short

Accuracy Guru

Dana is on a mission to deliver impeccable customer service and meticulous database management to the GTO community. She has dedicated her 27-year career to keeping customers happy and informed. Dana’s positive attitude and scrupulous work ethic are a welcome addition to the team.

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