"I am delighted that Kelli has chosen to succeed me as president of the company, and know that she will do what is necessary to lead our company and management team," said ATA Chairman & CEO Bob Dindinger.
Dindinger, 34, was an associate broker for REMAX Properties in Anchorage where she also owns and manages a number of residential rental units.
Her extensive travel industry experience includes management, sales and marketing positions at the Anchorage Holiday Inn, Westmark Hotels and the Westin Alyeska Prince Resort. Her recent appointment marks a return to Alaska Travel Adventures where she worked previously as a Lead Guide for ATA's Mendenhall River rafting operation.
Dindinger attended the University of Iowa where she majored in International Business, Commercial Recreation and Tourism. She is active in Alaska's travel industry affairs having served on the Alaska Travel Industry Association Board of Directors in 2001, and on its Marketing Committee since 2000. Dindinger will work in the company's corporate office.