Meet Our Team

 

Louise Lascik

President & Sales Manager


Louise has been in the travel industry for almost forty years. She specializes in business travel management, reducing travel spend by twenty percent and improving the travel booking process for corporations.

In her spare time, Louise volunteers at Project Walk and teaches yoga to individuals with spinal cord injuries. She also enjoys working with senior citizens trying to bring a little flexibility and smiles to their day.

Her goal is to become a rock star by continuing practicing her electric guitar and anticipating the day she will be able to play guitar with friends around the campfire!!


Paul Lascik

Owner & CFO

 

Paul Lascik has been in the travel industry since 1979. It all began as a love for travel which landed him into owning a large travel management company which became a part of Travel Leaders in 2006.

Paul enjoys traveling, tennis, fishing.


Leslie Muus

Executive Director

 

Leslie Muus has worked in the travel industry for over 25 years and joined the executive ranks of Travel Leaders in June 2003. Leslie manages all aspects of the travel operations and vender partnership relationships. Leslie’s focus is changing the customer experience through hands on implementations, face to face meetings, and understanding the needs and challenges companies face daily. Embracing technology coupled with outstanding customer care is what we bring to our customers.

Before joining Travel Leaders, Leslie enjoyed a 12-year career at AAA Business Travel division manager overseeing operations for Atlanta and Tampa locations.

Leslie enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 children. Leslie loves to travel and attend country music concerts.


 

Barb Danger

Senior Account Manager

 

Barb has been with Travel Leaders for 10 years and in the industry for over 25 years. She is currently located in Salt Lake city Utah and work with clients throughout the United States.

She began her career working for Eastern Airlines in reservations and held positions from International Travel Agent to Travel Agency Manager of multiple offices. In her current role, she work as as Senior Account Manager working closely with key accounts managing their travel programs and optimizing their travel spending.


Kim Preston

Account Manager

coming soon...


 

Billy Vu

Director of Online Services

 

Billy Vu has experience in managing all aspect of the travel operations and has been in corporate travel industry for twenty five years. He has worked On-Site with Fortunate 500 companies including: Cox Enterprises, McKesson, and United Parcel Services.  Billy joined Travel Leaders in 2006. He assists companies with on-Line booking tool implementations , trainings and product support.

Billy is a big “foodie” - he loves dining and trying exotic restaurants. His favorite hiking trails are along the coast of California.


Sandra Miller

National Sales Manager

 

Sandra has over 20 years of experience in the travel industry and is passionate about travel and expense. She is a creative and self-motivated sales professional with a commitment to excellence and is considered to be a leader in her field. Sandra has the ability to evaluate, plan and implement strategies based on a client’s unique business-drivers which helps to increase and improve their ROI. Sandra has an in-depth understanding of the various T&E products and solutions in today's market and will help guide you to the solution that best fits the needs of your company and your travelers.

Sandra spends her free time with her family and their 3 adorable dogs. She loves spending fall weekends at Georgia Tech football games watching her daughter cheer the Yellow Jackets on to victory. Sandra also enjoys being outdoors hiking.


Allegra Thornton

Group Manager

 

Allegra been in the travel industry for 26 years. For the last 15 years, she I has focused mainly on group and meeting travel for our corporate accounts. Prior to coming to work for Travel Leaders, she worked for AAA Auto Club South as a senior corporate travel agent with our high-level dedicated accounts, most notably the Carter Center and Montage and Caldwell. She has had the pleasure of meeting both President Carter and Roslyn in person and spending an amazing weekend with these incredible individuals. She has extensive knowledge in the domestic and international corporate travel market, as well as group, meeting, incentive, conferences and event travel.

 

In her spare time she is a very proud and highly involved Football Mom. She is an Executive Vice President for our football booster club, and also the Director of our Junior Football program. Both her son and husband coach at the junior football level. She and her family all give back to our amazing football community.

She also helps run and manage a small fundraiser that was the brain child of a very dear friend who is a Breast Cancer Survivor. In this endeavor Allegra and her friend aim to give back to Northside Hospital Cancer Institute – Breast Cancer and to build awareness in her community about this horrible disease. They are Horns for Hope, Kell for Cure!

Lastly,  she is an avid reader who loves to read when she has time.


Amanda Hays

Director of Accounting

Amanda Hays has been in the travel business for 18 years.  She joined our team with Travel Leaders back in 2000 and is now our Director of Accounting.  Originally from Colorado, she now lives in Grayson with her daughter, Taylor and yorkie, Daisy.  She enjoys traveling and seeing the sights of the world as well as movies and concerts.


Andy Lascik

Business Development Manager

 

Andy Lascik has been in the industry for 5 years. He works in the business development department, HR department and marketing.

Andy enjoys spending time with family and friends along with his 2 dogs. He also participates in competitive poker. He loves traveling to exotic locations and exploring different cultures.