Ms. Stegeman currently sits on the Branson, MO District Marketing Counsel and Ad Committee for the Branson Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau and is the Vice President for FlyBranson Travel, LLC dba Branson Air Express. The Branson Airport who owns FlyBranson Travel is the first privately held Airport in the United States and currently services Frontier, Branson AirExpress and AirTran Airways, which was recently purchased by Southwest Airlines. The $155 million project was developed by DeWitt and Associates Inc. and is held by a group of investor’s and bond holders.
Ms. Stegeman was instrumental in the startup of The Branson Airports own airlines Branson AirExpress. From establishing the IATA number and integrating flights into the GDS, along with allocating the price buckets to meet the annual budgeted forecast. In addition Ms. Stegeman set up the Travel Services side of the business that sells the ancillary products to their airline passengers, IE show tickets, hotel accommodations, car rentals and vacation packages. In 2012 the Branson airport will service 200K deplanements.
Prior to joining the Branson airport, Ms. Stegeman worked for Allstate Ticketing and Tours in Las Vegas where she took a “mom and pop” company with 30 employees and 5 locations that was generating 3 million in annual revenue to a medium sized company with over 250 employees and 21 locations producing 56 million in annual revenue from managing Hotel Box Offices, Hoover Dam ticketing services to managing customer service booths at Forum Shops, the Grand Canal Shops and Miracle Mile at Planet Hollywood. During her 9 year tenure she held the positions of Controller, Vice President of Finance and Marketing and President. Several of her achievements at Allstate was developing their propriety ticketing system and securing the URL name show tickets.com, where she was instrumental in taking it from conceptual to revenue producing in 2001.
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