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About Advance Travel

Advance Travel of Stamford, Connecticut, is your reliable corporate travel agency. We started from our father's dream of owning a business. As brothers, we fulfilled his dream and established a boutique travel agency. We are family owned and operated, and we take pride in developing personal relationships with customers. Our relationships with mid-management prove to be cost-effective, which saves you time and money. Meet the team of brothers who run this company, and learn about our commitment to your organization's travel needs.

Vin Rosa - President & Chief Executive Officer

Vin has been in corporate travel for over 30 years. He began his travel career at McGregor Travel, one of the largest regional travel management companies of its time. Vin was responsible for Marketing and Information Systems where he was instrumental in developing the agency’s e-commerce strategy. Vin was actively involved in McGregor’s transition to Navigant International where he chaired the committee that developed the Navigant brand and developed the Strategic Account Sales Team responsible for global account acquisitions greater than $40 Million.

Vin has held positions in operations, sales, human resources, technology and marketing. Vin’s expertise spans implementing various automation, including online booking and expense management tools, quality control systems, and reporting technology. Vin's is responsible for strategic planning, and oversees client service, and business development at Advance Travel..

Frank Carpanzano - Chief Financial Officer

Frank Carpanzano is responsible for strategic planning, client service, and finance at Advance Travel. Frank joined Advance Travel in 1993 as CFO and was instrumental in the international expansion of the company, serving on the board of Advance Travel Bermuda™. Frank also spearheaded the development of the affiliate system and the merger with Prospect Travel™ in 2000, growing Advance into a $30 million corporate travel business.

Prior to Advance Travel, Frank worked on Wall Street for Gerald Metals/Commodities™ and for Dominick and Dominick Futures™, serving as Vice President of Operations. Frank holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Connecticut.

Dominick Carpanzano - Vice President, Operations

Dominick Carpanzano has over 30 years of travel industry experience and has been with Advance Travel since its inception. Dominick manages day-to-day operations and uses his comprehensive travel expertise to serve the needs of clients.

Before joining Advance Travel, Dominick was a Corporate Travel Specialist at American Express™, later promoted to Reservation Supervisor and then BTC Manager.  He was an integral part of the Business Travel Center development and the successful launch of its first prototype office in Stamford, Connecticut. Dominick received a Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies from the University of Connecticut.

Words from Frank

"Over the last 25 years, Advance Travel has employed a simple recipe for providing the highest level of customer service: no bureaucracy, highly dedicated experts, and the right technology to meet our clients' needs. We at Advance know that it is necessary to have a customer who is completely satisfied. We also know what it takes to earn our clients' trust every day. Our hands-on-approach from the top down with highly experienced individuals and the tools to deliver excellent customer service at a highly competitive rate is what we do best. Our dedication and hard work result in a win-win environment for Advance Travel and our clients."