Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Scott M. Allard was hired as our senior vice president, chief information officer in March 2011 and oversees the Company's technology planning and development. Mr. Allard is a technology industry leader, particularly in the travel sector. Mr. Allard worked as an independent consultant from July 2009 until December 2010, primarily for TheLadders.com (an Internet job search board) and Register.com (an Internet registrar) before beginning a consulting role for us. Mr. Allard served as vice president, chief information officer, of Spirit Airlines from 2006 until 2009. Previously, he served as vice president, technology of Travelworm, an online travel company, from 2004 until 2006. Prior to that, he held positions as application product manager for American Express and director of development for Priceline.com. Mr. Allard holds a bachelors degree in physics from the State University of New York at Potsdam.