Julie Pollnow

Julie Pollnow
Business Development Manager

As a veteran with over 28 years in the travel industry, Julie Pollnow worked with Fox for ten years early in her career and is a founding member of the original Fox Premier Meetings and Incentives. More recently, Julie owned and operated her own independent meeting and incentive planning company for 16 years and has now returned as a team member of FOX focusing on Fox Premier's strategic growth and business development. Julie's active involvement in the Oshkosh community has earned her numerous recognitions and service awards.
 
Favorite Travel Destination: Turks and Caicos and Hawaii

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Crystal Zawilinski

Crystal Zawilinski
Manager, Program Operations

Upon graduating from Michigan State University, Crystal began her meeting and event management experience at a large private building materials distribution company as an exhibition and trade show planner. In 2008 she joined FOX and became the Manager, Program Operations for Fox Premier. Her role includes leading the operations team in the development, fulfillment and results management of all meetings, incentives and events. Crystal's involvement has been key in all major technological and account management initiatives including the implementation of Fox's preferred event management system, SignUp4.
 
Crystal has been responsible for a boost in office productivity, efficiency, and client satisfaction. She works closely each day with account managers, the group air team, and technical support to make sure all clients have the best experience possible.
 
Favorite Travel Destination: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

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Anna Portelli

Anna Portelli
Program Manager

Anna has enjoyed working in the travel industry for the past 30 years. She joined the Fox World Travel Team in 1993, when she relocated to the Oshkosh area from Dearborn, Michigan. After working for five years as manager of Fox World Travel's Business Travel Center, Anna joined the Fox Premier team to focus on the meetings and incentives area of the business. Anna has extensive experience working on the logistical arrangements for one of Fox Premier's largest clients, coordinating all transportation arrangements for programs ranging in size from 250 to 2000  attendees. She has also achieved success as the lead planner for several national sales meetings and national association conventions. Outside of work, Anna enjoys dancing and shopping.
 
Favorite Travel Destination: Europe

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Lisa Steinert

Lisa Steinert
Program Manager

In 2010, Lisa is celebrating 15 years total with Fox World Travel - 11 with Fox Premier and four in Fox World Travel's corporate sales and service department. Prior to joining the Fox World Travel family, she worked for the Oshkosh Convention & Visitors Bureau in various capacities for ten years. Lisa is a MPI member since 2000 and has an Associates Degree from Moraine Park Technical College and is currently pursuing her Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) certification. Her hobbies include cross stitch, reading, bowling and spending time with her husband and two dogs.
 
Favorite Travel Destination: Australia and Ireland

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Bonny Marek

Bonny Marek
Event Resources Coordinator

Bonny joined Fox Premier in 2003 after spending 18 years as a vacation travel agent and accounting specialist with Fox World Travel. Today, Bonny's main focus is on quality assurance, accounting reconciliation and attendee management. She also enjoys the creativity involved in researching and programming customized trip websites for Fox Premier clients, as well as coordination of personalized travel documents and registrations. In her free time, Bonny can be found waterskiing in the summer, walking, having coffee with friends, and spending time with her family at home.
 
Favorite Travel Destination: The Northwoods of Wisconsin, the Caribbean and Dubai.

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Karen Williams

Karen Williams
Purchasing Specialist

Karen joined Fox World Travel in 1981 after graduating from McConnell Travel School. She has held many positions within the company, but has spent most of her time with Fox Premier Meetings and Incentives. She loves the thrill of finding great new destinations, resorts, and venues, and loves saving you money! Karen has a B.S. in Education from UW-Oshkosh and a Culinary Arts degree. At home, she's busy raising two pre-teen daughters and a golden retriever. Karen also enjoys traveling, reading, cooking and baking, and photography. Favorite Travel Destination: She.s been to five of the seven continents numerous times.
 
Favorite places include Kenya, France, Switzerland, and Australia plus New York City, San Francisco, and Hawaii.

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Robin Abel

Robin Abel
Group Travel Coordinator

Robin joined Fox Premier in the fall of 2004. She has 18 years of industry experience as a travel agent. Her background is diverse and covers vacation, individual business, group and corporate travel. Robin's knowledge as Fox Premier.s Lead Travel Coordinator provides innovative and practical travel management solutions for all of Fox Premier's clients. She graduated from Associated Schools Inc., with a travel certificate. Robin's hobbies include spending time with her children, gardening, reading, & just being outdoors.
 
Favorite Travel Destination: Kauai, Hawaii

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Donna Brotske

Donna Brotske
Group Travel Coordinator

Donna has the distinction of being a graduate of the very first Fox World Travel School class in 1990. Since then, she's dedicated over 20 years working in the Fox World Travel vacation offices in Appleton and Oshkosh. She joined the Fox Premier division two years ago as a Group Air Coordinator with expertise in international and vacation travel. Donna's summertime leisure activities include sailing on Lake Michigan and Green Bay.
 
Favorite Travel Destination: Venice. Most frequently visited travel destination: Key West, Florida - she's been there over 15 times!

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JoAnn Rutkowski

JoAnn Rutkowski
Group Online Travel Coordinator

JoAnn has been active in the travel industry for over 20 years. She began as a vacation travel agent in a small agency in southern Wisconsin and after a couple years joined the global American Express team. Within AmEx she specialized as in vacation and corporate travel and worked as a financial agent navigating foreign currency exchange. When JoAnn joined Fox Premier in 2008, her travel background has proven to be vital for her role as an online travel specialist. Her main focus is the creation of streamlined registration websites offered to Fox Premier's client. JoAnn enjoys the opportunity to support all program attendees by customizing a simple and efficient on-line tool for their individual needs. Her love for travel carries over to home as well because the plans are already in place for this year's annual trip to Disneyland with her daughter. JoAnn also loves to scrapbook and play games on the Wii with her family to relax and have fun.
 
Favorite Travel Destination: Australia and Hawaii

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