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James Kimble
President of Boersma Travel
  • President of Boersma Travel since 1996
  • Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business
  • Current Contract Manager for existing 3 USDA Agencies, 3 U. S. Air Force Bases, (Barksdale, Dyess & Goodfellow) state government (States of California, Colorado &Georgia Transportation Department) & corporate contracts.
  • Baccalaureate & Graduate Degrees in Business Administration
  • National Award for Total Quality Management
  • Innovation Award from Society of Government Travel Professional for a Self-service Online Booking Solution
  • Responsible for operating budget of $4.5 million dollars and accountable for 175 full-time employees at a Fortune 500 company
  • 30 years of Profit/Loss responsibilities
  • Successful Implementation and contract performance on high volume government, corporate and university accounts

        Our management team has a wide variety of talents and extensive experience in corporate, states, university, federal agencies and Department of Defense travel management services. The management team has an average of 20 years experience in the travel industry. Our team is tested and has proven their ability to implement high-volume travel accounts. The ability to provide, support and train client users on utilizing cost-saving tools is unrivaled by our competitors. Furthermore, the stability of our operational management team, coupled with their forward thinking and ability to quickly adapt to travel industry changes, offers our clients the management experience to achieve a best-in-class travel program.

Certifications:

  • SBA Certified 8(a) Company
  • GSA Federal Supply Schedule Contract
  • Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council
  • Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business

Memberships:

  • Results Travel
  • American Society of Travel Agents
  • Society of Government Travel Professional (SGTP)
  • AT&T Operations Hands Salute Mentoring Program.

Awards:

  • United States Air Force: Commander's Coin of Excellence
  • Wayne State University: Nominated for MMSDC 2010 Supplier of the Year Award
  • Minority Business Owners of Southeastern Michigan: Minority Business of the Year
  • SGTP Certificate of Achievement Award: Self-service Online Booking Solution



 

 

 

 

 

Our management team has a wide variety of talents and extensive experience in corporate, states, university, federal agencies and Department of Defense travel management services. The management team has an average of 20 years experience in the travel industry.  Our team is tested and has proven their ability to implement high-volume travel accounts.  The ability to provide, support and train client users on utilizing cost-saving tools is unrivaled by our competitors.  Furthermore, the stability of our operational management team, coupled with their forward thinking and ability to quickly adapt to travel industry changes, offers our clients the management experience to achieve a best-in-class travel program.

 

Certifications:

Boersma Travel is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)

SBA Certified 8(a) Company

Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC)

GSA Federal Supply Schedule Contract

 

Memberships:

Society of Government Travel Professional (SGTP)

American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA)

Results Travel

AT&T Operations Hands Salute Mentoring Program.

 

Awards:

Minority Business Owners of Southeastern Michigan:  Minority Business of the Year

SGTP Certificate of Achievement Award:  Self-service Online Booking Solution

United States Air Force:  Commander’s Coin of Excellence

Wayne State University:  Nominated for MMSDC 2010 Supplier of the Year Award – Class 3

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