NEST Appoints New V.P. of Business Development

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Joseph Jiffo, the new v.p. of business development for NEST.

NEST has announced the appointment of Joe Jiffo, CTC, MCC, to the position of v.p. of business development for the United States, effective immediately.

According to NEST president Kathryn Mazza-Burney, Jiffo was selected for his deep understanding of the changes taking place within the travel industry—from consolidation to emerging partnership models—that are reshaping opportunities for at-home travel entrepreneurs. “NEST is solely focused on serving at-home advisors and our numbers are growing. Joe recognizes the needs of our highly motivated members and is committed to strengthening our unique offering that provides real resources for these at-home businesses to not only thrive, but succeed on their terms,” said Mazza-Burney in press materials.

Prior to joining NEST, Jiffo held senior positions with Exclusive Group Travel LLC, a division of the recently acquired The Mark Travel Corporation and Ensemble Travel Group. Most recently, he was senior v.p. of sales and sales support, North America for MSC Cruises USA. He has also held national account director positions with Norwegian Cruise Line, Carnival Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean International, although his hospitality career began with Marriott Hotels and Resorts.

I am thrilled to be joining NEST at an exciting time in the company’s overall strategic growth,” said Jiffo in press materials. “[I] look forward to leveraging my past experience as a sales leader and my industry relationships as we continue to look at new areas of growth for our NEST partners.”

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