Ricky Horwitz has been with Allianz Partners since 1999. Largely responsible for the growth of the online travel distribution and global accounts areas, he has played a significant role in the company's success over the past decade.
Prior to being named chief sales officer, he served in a number of key management roles with the company, including director of client services and vice president of strategic partnerships. In the latter position, Ricky acquired the first airline partner to offer Allianz Travel Insurance in its global booking path. His expertise in strategic sales planning, new business development, and relationship management has made him a strong leader for his sales team.
Ricky began building his relationship management skills as director of family and camping services with the Richmond Jewish Community Center. Serving in this role for four years, he worked with 800 children from kindergarten-age through high school.
Ricky has a Bachelor of Arts in sociology from Virginia Commonwealth University and is a member of the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), Computerized Airline Sales and Marketing Association (CASMA), and National Business Travel Association (NBTA).