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President and CEO
Rolf Purzer joined ATPCO in 1996. As President and CEO, he ensures that the ATPCO product portfolio is aligned to customer needs. He also oversees ATPCO's global marketing activities through offices in London, Singapore, Miami and Washington. Previously, Rolf worked in various marketing, commercial and strategic planning positions at Deutsche Lufthansa in Germany and Amadeus in Spain. Before joining the travel industry in 1981, he spent five years as an Assistant Lecturer in Economics at the Technical University of Berlin. A native of Germany, Rolf holds an Economics degree from the University of Münster.
Vice President of People Services
Priscilla O'Donnell joined ATPCO in 1979. She was hired as a Tariff Analyst and within six years moved to the Human Resources field. There she served for three years as Personnel Administrator, twelve years as Manager of Human Resources and six years as the Director of Human Resources. Priscilla has earned a master's degree in Organizational Leadership and Innovation from Marymount University and is certified by the Society of Human Resources Management as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).
Vice President of Products and Solutions
Tom has worked in the travel industry for more than 25 years with airlines, global distribution services and now with ATPCO. In his current role, Tom leads product strategy, identifying new business ventures, developing product enhancements, and launching new products. Tom first joined ATPCO in 1996 as part of the company's product marketing and development team. Tom has been an active leader in many industry developments such as the automation of reissues and negotiated fares as well as the creation of the First & Final Interline Settlement Solution. Tom is currently active in the IATA New Distribution Capability (NDC) initiative.
Vice President of Finance
Brian Kirk joined ATPCO since 1991. He began his career as auditor for an international public accounting firm and later worked in a senior management position for a Washington, DC-based telecommunications company. Brian earned a BBA in accounting from James Madison University and an MBA from George Mason University. Brian is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Vice President of Technology
John Murphy has served in various IT capacities at ATPCO since 2001. Previously he held IT Director positions in high growth Internet content companies. John is responsible for setting the overall vision and direction for all of ATPCO’s Information Technology Teams and ensuring their successful execution and continued innovation. He is responsible for leading technology strategy, infrastructure & operations, security, systems design and development, and innovation. John has an extensive background in all aspects of Enterprise IT leadership and management and provides innovative solutions to customers both internal and external.