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Susan Black

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@Susantravels
Location: Woodcliff Lake, NJ
Website: http://www.linkedin.com/in/susanblackassociates
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Susan Black heads up the 7-year old strategy firm, Susan Black Associates (The Black & Wright Group). Clients include leading online travel brands, traditional travel distributors, suppliers and publishers, and travel industry start-ups. Susan is also Senior Advisor - Travel Industry, Bentley Associates investment bank. She serves on several corporate advisory boards, and was elected to ATME's 2009 Executive Committee (Association of Travel Marketing Executives) and US Travel Association's 2009 eCommerce Committee (formerly Travel Industry Association of America). She recently served as CMO of CheapCaribbean.com, a top ranked website dedicated to Caribbean and Mexico vacations. Her previous posts include Executive Vice President, Marketing for $2 billion Liberty Travel/GOGO Worldwide Vacations; Founder, TravelCom Conference & Expo; Founder of the Travel Industry's Executive Women's Forum; Chairman of eTravelWorld; GM and Publisher of Thomas Publishing's Travel Group; and Associate Publisher of Corporate Travel Magazine. Susan earned a BA from Rutgers University, and an M.Phil degree from University College London. Specialties Identifying and Implementing Strategic Partnerships Travel Industry M&A Advisor Strategic Evaluations Marketing Plan Creation Business Start-up Strategy Interim Senior Management Business Development Co-op Marketing Planning and Negotiation Product Development/Implementation Competitive Situation Assessment Sales and Marketing Training Moderator and Speaker