Kathy Jackson

EVP, Global Client Management and Executive Chair, Sustainability

Kathy leads a team responsible for optimizing travel programs aligned with the overarching corporate business strategies of many of BCD Travel’s global customers to help them exceed their business goals. After building a globally recognized sustainability model at BCD, Kathy is leveraging her unique relationship with influential, top-level executives at prestigious brands to encourage broad industry adoption of the sustainability mindset.

One of her industry’s most experienced executives, Kathy has enjoyed great success in a number of leadership roles during her 36-year tenure at BCD Travel and previous organizations—including nearly a decade as a BCD U.S. division president. In that role, she grew the company’s customer base and revenue and increased client and employee retention by implementing technology to deliver better service to customers.

In March 2019, she was named the first BCD Travel Woman of Distinction, an honor celebrating extraordinary women in the organization who serve as role models of achievement and innovation.

Kathy is an active member of corporate travel trade associations ACTE and GBTA, the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Advisory Board, the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Advisory Board and the Executive Women’s Pacesetter Organization.