Vice President, Product Management
Since May 2009, Lee Granger has served as Vice-President, Product Management, for Navtech, Inc. In this role, she sets and implements strategy for all external communications.
Ms. Granger brings more than 20 years of experience in the travel industry to her role. She came to Navtech from her own travel business consultancy, The Granger Group, LLC. Granger consulted with a variety of travel-industry companies, in the areas of strategic planning, competitive analysis, organizational structure, marketing, public relations, and training curriculum development.
Prior to starting The Granger Group, LLC, Ms. Granger was SVP, Marketing and Operations for the travel technology startup company, LeisureLogix. Prior to that, she spent 12 years with the American Automobile Association (AAA) in several senior management roles. In her last position, Ms. Granger was the Managing Director of Travel Technology and Data Management, responsible for product development, management, and operational implementation of various Travel Technology initiatives including the consumer website and agent desktop software. During her time at AAA, she also served as the Managing Director of Marketing. In that role she oversaw the national Show Your Card & Save discount program, which generated over $950 million in preferred supplier annual sales. Additionally, Granger served as publisher of Car and Travel magazine, managed the 7 x 24 SUPERNUMBER call center, and created AAA's brand management standards and new graphic identity.
Prior to her tenure at AAA, Ms. Granger was the Director of Leisure Strategy and Product Development for Carlson Travel Group (Carlson Wagonlit Travel), a global leader in travel.
Ms. Granger has served on a number of travel industry advisory boards and committees. She holds an MBA from Florida State University, an executive MBA certificate from the Minnesota Management Institute at the University of Minnesota and a bachelor's degree in Management from Louisiana State University.