Vice President Global Hotel Practice Lead
Laura Kusto is Vice President and Global Hotel Practice Leader for Advito and Stay by BCD Travel. In this role, Laura leads a global team of consultants in delivering innovative hotel sourcing and program performance management solutions.
Previously, Laura served as a Worldwide Business Travel Sales Director for Hilton. She was charged with expanding Hilton’s relationships across a portfolio of global clients.
Prior to Hilton, Laura was with American Express for 11 years. She spent six years in their commercial card consulting team and two years overseeing their Hotel Practice. Her early career includes five years spent as a business consultant, first with Accenture and later with BearingPoint.
Laura graduated from North Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering and management. She is based in Big Sky, Montana.