Terry Jones- Founder of Travelocity.com
January 17, 2006
Hosted by Aldonna Ambler
Join The Growth Strategist for a lively discussion with Terry Jones founder and CEO of Travelocity.com from 1996-200 as he conveys some factors in driving the growth of Travelocity from the humble beginnings of 20 people to 1,600 employees in five states and six countries to a volume of $300 million in revenue and $16 million in profits a year. He talks about his journey through an IPO, building his executive from being a division of a corporation to a very successful publicly traded company.
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“The Growth Strategist” is a peer-to-peer show featuring lively interviews with the top executives of successful midsized companies (typically between $20 and $200 million/year) sharing advice and recent experience about the growth strategy of the week. Each program opens with some practical tips from the host, Aldonna R. Ambler, CMC, CSP, based on her 35 years of experience helping over 800 midsized companies in Achieving Accelerated Growth With Sustained Profitability®. Ambler has won 23 major awards for her own success as an entrepreneur, industry leadership, and advocacy on behalf of growing companies.
Aldonna R. Ambler, CMC, CSP, President/CEO of AMBLER Growth Strategy Consultants, Inc., is The Growth Strategis™ who wants you to succeed in Achieving Accelerated Growth With Sustained Profitability®. Aldonna has consulted to over 800 clients in her over 30 years in business and is also a professional keynote speaker. Aldonna’s clients fall into five major categories: professional service firms, construction-related/distributors, technology/telecommunications companies, family-owned businesses, and women-owned businesses. She has served as Co-Chair of the New Jersey Delegation to the last White House Conference on Small Business, has testified at Congressional hearings, and has met with four Presidents in the Oval Office. Aldonna has won over 20 awards for advocacy and entrepreneurship, including “Women Business Owner of the Year” by the National Association of Women Business Owners.