leadership

toni portmann

ceo & executive chairman of the board

toni portmann bio pictureWith more than 25 years of leadership experience in executive management, Toni has spent her career in technology companies, ranging from software and hardware to support and services. She brings a wealth of management skills with expertise in M&A, strategic planning, process improvement and innovative sales solutions. Throughout her career she has held executive positions at IBM Corporation and Diebold, Inc. Toni’s corporate leadership includes holding the position of chief executive officer at Stream, Inc.; CAS Partners/Riverstone Residential; and LockIN, a SaaS e-learning company. She brings to DHISCO a commitment to “connecting the world” with a passion for furthering the company’s impact on hospitality distribution. 


charles loop

chief financial officer

mel kemp bio pictureAs a travel technology industry veteran, Charles brings more than 20 years of experience to DHISCO.  His vast experience and knowledge of the travel distribution business will enable the leadership team to deliver intelligent booking systems to drive our partners’ success. In addition to providing financial management, he will also play a key role in the company’s strategic product positioning and pricing. Loop joined Sabre in 1994 as a senior analyst, moving up to vice president of Sabre Travel Network sales and operations. In 2004, he joined Sabre’s Travelocity subsidiary as financial operations controller and led the post-acquisition financial integration of Travelocity Europe and lastminute.com. He was CFO of Travelocity in Europe from 2005 until 2006 and appointed CFO of Sabre Travel Network in 2013.

Charles’ financial acumen makes him the ideal fit for leading DHSICO’s focus on profitability, costs, margins and ROI.


greg berman

chief strategy officer

As a hands-on executive for over 25 years, Greg brings expertise in information systems, software development, international business management and customer service to DHISCO. His strategic business and implementation strategy skills enable him to deliver enterprise business solutions while bridging operational and information technology gaps. Greg’s career includes positions with such brands as The Coca-Cola Company and Fujitsu. He has impacted the hospitality distribution space throughout the last ten years with his roles at eRevMax, Inc. and Hotel Business Solutions, Inc. As chief operating officer and chief technology officer respectively, Greg managed operations, sales and marketing, professional services, software development, information technology and implementations. His passion for delivering, managing and supporting business solutions and commercial software products is second to none. Greg brings not only a wealth of experience to DHISCO but a clear commitment to both developing strategic solutions and meeting our clients’ needs.


bryan bradley

chief information officer

mel kemp bio pictureBryan’s far-reaching expertise in the design and development of enterprise architecture is a vital addition to the DHISCO team. He not only has a proven knowledge of emerging technologies but has honed an ability to foresee and react to technology changes and develop repeatable, scalable functionality. Bryan’s career has included a wealth of experiences, from United States Air Force, Space Command to The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas, from ODS Networks to imc2, from Agencies of Change to Technology Spa. And his career path has included an array of senior leadership roles: senior vice president, president, and chief operating officer to name just a few. Today Bryan thrives on the creativity of a solution as well as the elegance and aesthetic of a functional, beautiful design. His passion is the transformative power of technology and how it benefits people, businesses, communities, and society at large. DHISCO is privileged to take advantage of Bryan’s innovative problem solving and his commitment to design, development and performance.


bryan finney

vice president, finance

bryan finney bio pictureBryan has over 15 years of experience managing and leading the finance teams at DHISCO. He understands the financial complexities of the hospitality distribution business and works tirelessly to ensure the company is creating win-win solutions for our customers. Bryan has held a number of senior roles at DHISCO, including vice president of finance, director of financial planning and analysis and director of billing and collections. He has taken an active role in working with bankers and the executive team and is instrumental in managing complex business deals and models for clients. Bryan’s ability to challenge assumptions and provide sound, resourceful solutions will be critical to DHISCO’s ongoing success.


gianna rivera

senior vice president, client services

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Gianna brings more than 25 years of industry expertise to DHISCO, including an extensive background in hotel operations, GDS and online strategy and client services. Her career includes positions with Amadeus, Wyndham Worldwide, Accor North America, and Pegasus Solutions. Gianna has held senior roles throughout the travel industry, including as deputy vice president of global sales, vice president of electronic distribution development, and director of sales and marketing for Latin America. Her background in hotel strategies and distribution solutions makes her uniquely qualified to appreciate the client’s perspective and develop long-term cooperative solutions.


patty woodhouse

senior vice president, applications development

patty woodhouse bio pictureWith a 25-year career in software development, Patty has spent 11 years working for DHISCO and Pegasus Distribution Systems. With this level of expertise, Patty brings a great deal of hands-on leadership, business, and software development experience to DHISCO’s IT teams. She is an expert in delivering cost-effective, high-performance technology solutions using lean and agile practices. Patty has held an array of senior roles, including chief operating officer, vice president of customer service, and senior enterprise data warehouse manager at such companies as Xenos Executive Systems, Verizon Wireless, IBM Corporation and Oracle Corporation. She has the vision and dedication to develop advanced data management, distribution, connectivity, and analytics for DHISCO’s future.


kyle moore

senior vice president, product development

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Kyle Moore has spent his career in the travel space, including many years at Sabre in various product and marketing roles across many lines of business, including hotel, OTA, and GDS solutions. With over 25 years of travel industry experience, he most recently has spent time at IBM working on the application of machine-learning or artificial intelligence in the transformation of the shopping, buying, and consumption of travel products for years to come. Kyle's tenure in the travel sector has included such roles as Global Leader, Strategic Business Development, IBM; Vice President Marketing and Strategy, Sabre; Vice President, Travel Retail Strategy, Sabre; and Vice President, Technology and Consulting, Sabre. He brings to DHISCO a passion for working with teams to better understand marketplace trends, technology, and process changes to develop intelligent solutions to complex problems.


anne cole

vice president, content

With a proven track record of executing targeted business initiatives, Anne is an expert at leveraging distribution technology to develop compelling customer experiences. It is this expertise that she brings to optimizing content for our partners. Anne is able to strategically assess content materials and approaches in such a way as to drive increased revenue for the client.  She has worked with several outstanding travel companies, including Wyndham Hotel Group, Hilton Worldwide, Sabre Travel Network and American Airlines. Anne has played crucial executive roles, including vice president, content strategy and operations at Wyndham and vice president, content delivery and operations at Hilton. In addition to bringing a savvy approach to meeting client needs, Anne will drive new revenue opportunities for DHISCO and deliver profitable global customer solutions for our clients.


john thomas

vice president, infrastructure

tom brown bio pictureJohn’s twenty years in the information technology space have given him the opportunity to work with a number of complex businesses that serve both U.S-centric and global environments. His consistent implementation of core processes and procedures has enabled success throughout the challenges in delivering information technology. John’s experience has spanned roles in diverse industries, including Santander Consumer USA, CROSSMARK, Stream Global Service and Level-3 Communications and he has led a number of teams as vice president of IT, vice president of data center infrastructure and senior director of IT. John is committed to helping DHISCO achieve the most benefit from its technology investment and increase the company’s value in this high-speed, high-transaction environment. His mission is to provide the most reliable, responsive suite of solutions to our clients and partners.


katherin dockerill

vice president, marketing

katherin dockerill bio pictureKatherin has over 20 years of experience in business-to-business marketing, strategic planning and branding for technology and services companies. Her long-range strategic marketing and sales planning skills have improved business plans, financial performance and enabled both national and global expansion. Katherin brings fresh positioning, branding and sales insights to DHISCO and the hospitality distribution space. Her career includes roles as chief marketing officer for CAS Partners/Riverstone Residential, senior vice president of marketing and business strategy for Stream, Inc., and director of marketing for Software Spectrum. Katherin’s drive for enabling dramatic growth and fostering profitability will further enhance DHISCO’s market position. 


amy garr

vice president, human resources

As a pragmatic human resources leader, Amy has a track record of balancing her role as an advocate for employees while acting as a strategic business partner for the company as a whole. She brings over ten years of experience working in a variety of industries, including positions with America’s PowerSports, Riverstone Residential Group and Stream, Inc. In such roles as chief administration officer, human resources director and senior human resources manager, Amy has worked to improve both business and individual employee performance. She demonstrates business insight, process orientation and exceptional skill in establishing human resources as an important role in the health of DHISCO.