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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 29, 2018 – Ovation Corporate Travel, one of the largest independently owned travel management companies in the U.S., today announced the appointment of a new Chief Information Officer (CIO), Ryan Fauls.

Ryan will partner with Ovation’s senior executives and be responsible for providing best-in-market technology services and support to Ovation’s 700+ corporate clients, 200,000 travelers and almost 600 staff members. He will report to Michael Steiner, one of the agency’s partners.

Ryan is a business and IT professional with over 18 years’ industry experience. Most recently, as CIO at World Travel, Inc., he was responsible for all aspects of information technology, including upgrades to the telephony systems to support omni-channel software, technology infrastructure and stabilization and data processing. 

“Integrated technology, specifically in terms of user functionality, and comprehensive security, are at the center of Ovation’s client experience strategy,” said Michael Steiner, Executive Vice President at Ovation. “Ryan brings a depth of experience in the travel management and technology arenas. He shares our vision for Ovation’s technology program and our passion for innovation. We’re thrilled to have him.”

Previously, Ryan spent 14 years at eMoney Advisor, a technology company focused on building software for the financial services industry. During his tenure, he held a variety of positions, including Partner and Vice President of Data Services. At eMoney Advisor, Ryan was responsible for enterprise-level integrations and proprietary data movement software.

On joining Ovation, Ryan stated, “I am excited to join such a collaborative, client-focused organization and look forward to leading Ovation’s technology team.”  

About Ovation Corporate Travel 
Ovation Corporate Travel is an independently owned, $1.1 billion travel management company with travel consultants in more than 30 locations throughout the United States. Ovation is proud to provide global travel management through its affiliation with BCD Travel, one of the largest travel management firms in the world. The Ovation and BCD Travel network operates in 100+ countries, ensuring in-country local service excellence for local, regional, national and multinational corporate clients. Ovation's mission is to provide outstanding service, significant cost savings and comprehensive, convenient travel solutions to professional travel managers, administrators and business travelers.