Steve Glenn, President and founder of Executive Travel. Steve Glenn is a 1979 Graduate, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, and played football at UNL as an offensive tackle under Coach Tom Osborne. Steve and his wife Marie live in Pawnee City, Nebraska.
Glenn has served as an elected Director and Secretary on the Lincoln Airport Authority. He is past President of the Nebraska N Club of the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. In addition, he has served as an officer or director on numerous boards and commissions including President, Downtown Rotary #14; President, NEBRASKAland Foundation; Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Wyuka Cemetery; Director, Junior Achievement; President, Executive Club of Lincoln; Director, Lincoln Symphony and Director, Cornhusker State Games.
Steve was recently honored as Entrepreneur of the Year by the University Of Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship as well as Business Owner of the Year by the Lincoln Independent Business Association. These awards are given annually to recognize those individuals who, with outstanding initiative and management skills, have successfully developed and managed a business.
Paul Glenn has been with Executive Travel since April 1994. Paul has a diploma in Business Administration from Southeast Community College in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Paul has worked his way through many areas of Executive Travel, starting with paper ticket management then moving into the accounting department doing ARC processing. From there, he built a meetings, group and incentive department that became one of the most productive divisions of the company. Continuing to grow with Executive Travel, Paul took over the role of Vice President of Executive Travel working with the management team to make Executive Travel one of the most successful Travel Management Companies in the Midwest. In 2010, Paul took over the role of President and COO of Executive Travel where his focus is working with the team to continue to meet the highest standards and innovation in the travel industry.
Outside of Executive Travel, Paul is a past president of The Executive Club of Lincoln and he started the Lincoln Young Entrepreneurs group. He is also involved in an additional corporation (Headwind Consumer Products) doing strategy for operations, management and product. Paul and his wife Becky also keep busy with their kids, Garrison, Julia and Faith.
Chris Snurr received his Bachelor’s degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University and his Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska Lincoln. Chris is a licensed, certified public accountant with extensive corporate audit and tax experience. Chris has been active in and a board member of several service clubs, nonprofit organizations and government entities. Chris is married and has two children.
Bill La Peer joined Executive Travel in April of 2015 as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). As CCO, Bill has responsibility for the development and execution of the company’s commercial strategy of driving business growth and market share and ensuring the integrated commercial success of the organization.
Prior to his role at Executive Travel, Bill had over 25 years in leadership positions in the travel industry in global roles in account management, sales and operations. His most recent position was with BCD Travel where he spent 23 years with the last seven as Senior Vice President of Sales, North America. Bill’s successful career accomplishments have focused on developing teams and strategies that have produced measurable results in areas such as customer satisfaction and sales and revenue growth.
Jennifer received her degree in Travel from Lincoln School of Commerce and joined the Executive Travel team in 1994. Since then she has become a Certified Travel Associate. She has worked within the company as a vacation agent, corporate agent, and branch manager prior to being promoted to the Global Account Manager position in 2006. In 2010 she was again promoted to Vice President and now leads the Business Solutions team. Jennifer works with her team to achieve 100% client retention through managing client relationships and offering value added services while delivering up to the minute reporting that assists her clients in effectively managing their travel program.
Cory is a Lincoln, Nebraska native and attended the University of Nebraska Lincoln, majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Graphic Design. He joined the Executive Travel team in 2003 as a vacation consultant specializing in Hawaiian vacations and has also worked as a corporate travel agent. In 2006, Cory was promoted to Operations and Technology Manager. He has since received certifications in building and supporting multiple online reservations tools, redesigned both quality control systems and agent scripting processes, and is dedicated to creating easy and seamless solutions for Executive Travel and our industry partners. In 2012, Cory was again promoted to his current position of Vice President of Business Technology, in which he oversees the development and implementation of new industry related technologies within the company, as well as the support team for the entire company and our valued customers.