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TIG Global Announces New Senior Management Appointments   
Seasoned technology and creative executives reinforce TIG Global’s
commitment to best-of-breed applications and design

Washington, D.C. – Oct. 6, 2005,  – TIG Global, the leading interactive marketing company for the hospitality industry, recently announced the addition of two new management team members, Matt Heller as vice president of technology, and Dan Benderly as creative director.  These new hires support TIG Global’s commitment to providing industry-leading services to its clients by recruiting and retaining knowledgeable and experienced talent. 

As vice president of technology, Mr. Heller is responsible for overseeing all technical operations and developing new technology solutions to increase revenue and advance the user experience for TIG Global’s hospitality clients.  Previously, Heller was founder and president of Text’d Inc, a technology services firm providing outsourced CIO support and technology consulting services for several technology industry leaders. Previously, Heller served as a managing consultant at International Network Services, vice-president of operations at Overture, and in various senior positions at Network Solutions, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Fox Broadcasting Company.  Mr. Heller holds a B.A. in Communications and an M.A. in Telecommunications from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

In his new role as creative director, Mr. Benderly will ensure that all website design and creative marketing initiatives undertaken on behalf of TIG Global’s 400 hospitality clients continue to set the standard in hospitality e-marketing.  Benderly built and leveraged his creative expertise by developing online and offline branding campaigns for Fortune 500 companies, including Nissan, Infiniti, Reebok, Starwood Hotels, Bacardi, Ford, Nautica and Pioneer.  Benderly has also held creative positions with America Online, Threespot, Zentropy Partners and Magnet Interactive Communications.  Mr. Benderly received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Md.

“We are thrilled to have Matt and Dan join our team,” said Trip Schneck president and co-founder of TIG Global.  “TIG Global has continually invested in hiring the brightest team members to preserve and enhance the service, benefits, and marketing edge we offer our hospitality clients.” 

About TIG Global:

TIG Global, headquartered in Washington, DC, is the leading provider of interactive marketing services for hotels and resorts. TIG Global's consultative, strategic marketing programs raise Internet visibility, generate consumer demand, drive value online, and deliver unrivaled ROI to hotels. Created by hoteliers, TIG Global combines its hospitality industry knowledge and e-business expertise to help hotel clients maximize the potential of the Internet channel and gain more than their fair share of this rapidly expanding market. TIG Global serves more than 400 hotel and resort clients, including independents and branded hotels, located throughout North America, Europe, and the Caribbean. 

Learn more about TIG Global’s Internet marketing services at Please contact Molly McElroy at (202) 465-3962 or




Molly McElroy
TIG Global, LLC
5335 Wisconsin Ave, NW #780
Washington, DC 20015
Phone: (202) 465-3962 (F)202.363.5075

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