For more than 30 years, Alice has successfully negotiated hotel, restaurant and activity vendor contracts; arranged meetings and transportation and managed corporate conferences for such notable clients as ConocoPhillips, Pepsi, HBO, AllianceBernstein and Citigroup.
In 1981 she became owner and President of Convention Concepts, Inc. and developed the first Destination Management Department in the Hyatt Resorts division at the Hyatt Regency Beaver Creek in Colorado.
Her work experience also includes the design and implementation of Avis Rent-A-Car’s nationwide meeting services program, contract negotiator for more than 125 hotels in Washington DC for the first World Cup Accommodation Bureau in 1994, and served as a member of the Clinton Inaugural Committee.
In 2003, she created and built GetawayPlanners, a five-star concierge service for Vail Valley visitors. It was her in-depth knowledge of the tourism industry and involvement with guest and vendor alliances that led to the creation of Add a Concierge.
Charlie is an accomplished executive with CIO, CEO, and Governing Board experience at multiple technology and travel industry businesses. He provides technology and management consulting services to businesses in the travel/hospitality industry.
Charlie’s prior positions include President, CEO, and Board Chairman at RTP, LLC (sold to Active Network in 2011), CIO and Corporate Officer at Vail Resorts, and SrVP of Hotel Systems and Executive Committee member at Marriott Corporation.
Steve manages UltraSeed Capital, a Virginia-based investment firm specializing in early-stage companies. In his role, Steve is responsible for funding initial operations and overseeing the structure, positioning and management of startups and venture turnaround opportunities. Particularly as it relates to information technology, telecommunications, security technology and services, alternative energy and lean technology.
Steve has over a decade of venture capital experience, including management of an internet-startup incubator and a seed-stage venture investment fund. In addition, he was co-founder of digiTRADE, which created the first technology platform to allow Internet stock trading.