A lifetime resident of Portland, Oregon and third generation Oregonian, Rick has been a member of the Passport Online Board since the company's inception in 1995, and assumed the role of President and CEO at the end of 2016. He brings years of entrepreneurial and corporate strategy experience to the role.
Directly involved in over 65 companies as investor, advisor, lead investor board member and strategist, Nagle has successfully navigated a multitude of industries and company developments. He has been a founding partner in five companies including a NASDAQ publicly listed telecommunications company.
Rick has a tremendous passion for entrepreneurial businesses and brings that passion to the forefront in leading the development of cutting edge technology to help Passport Online's thousands of entrepreneur agency owners and more than a dozen host agency and consortia partners market and sell travel to their consumers.
His entrepreneurial experiences include Director of Oregon's Entrepreneur's Network and a member of Keiretsu Forum and Portland Venture Group. He was Chairman of Angel Oregon 2003 and Vice Chairman in 2002.
As a past board member of Oregon Sports Authority and part owner and founding investor of a national sports league, he served on the committee to explore bringing the NFL and MLB to his hometown city of Portland.
Having served with a number of charitable organizations, Rick is currently on the board of directors for Meals on Wheels and is a volunteer driver serving food to homebound clients.
His interests include reading, competitive running, traveling with his wife Phyllis, and spending time with their amazing grandchildren.
Jeanne Colombo currently resides in New Jersey and, as a native Oregonian, is thrilled to be leading the Passport Online business development and sales teams based in her home state. Jeanne is a graduate of the University of Oregon and received her MBA in Marketing and International Business from Fordham University in New York City. As Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Jeanne has oversight of Passport’s varied and unique relationships in the supplier, destination and travel agency community. She provides customized solutions for top travel industry clients and emerging newcomers to the travel space. She truly enjoys working with clients to grow their business using Passport’s unique marketing channels while helping to increase awareness through their vast travel agency channels and help them grow sales. Jeanne plays a key role on the Passport Online team bringing her own brand of insight and perspective to insure Passport continues to evolve their current suite of products and services and develop new technology solutions to keep ahead of the curve in the constantly changing leisure travel space.
Jeanne has a 30 year travel industry career with the last 8 years at Passport in a variety of roles. She built her career at American Express and has vast experience in travel agency marketing, and that background as a travel agency professional who has made full use of Passport Online’s suite of tools, provides a unique depth of insight and perspective for her customers.
Jeanne and her husband are proud parents to two successful young men. She has a passion for travel and experiencing other cultures and tries to get out and explore wherever her travels may lead. At home, she enjoys long hikes with her dog in the Ramapo Mountains which provide the ideal environment for inspiration!
Greg was an early pioneer in the Internet Service Provider arena, as a co-owner of DirectNET Communications - an Oregon-based regional ISP that provided retail and wholesale internet access, collocation, and hosting services to consumers, businesses, and other ISPs. Greg’s experience in this market allowed him to move into the telecommunications industry, architecting cost effective consumer and business hosting and broadband service solutions in both urban and challenging rural markets for Beaver Creek Telephone, an Oregon ILEC and CLEC. Greg's contributions also included back-office integration, allowing automated provisioning and account management.
Greg was excited to bring his experience and entrepreneurial spirit to Passport Online in 2001 to both oversee Passport Online network operations, and to apply his Internet Services and Web Application experiences to help grow Passport Online’s presence in the burgeoning SaaS space. In 2006, Greg became the Director of Engineering for Passport Online, and in 2008, became the Vice President of Engineering. He directs the technology roadmap and oversees the technical operations for Passport Online, including the development, network operations, content engineering, and editorial content teams.
Greg has a love for continuous improvement and organizational development, and has been a key force in guiding the evolution of the structure and processes of the technical teams as they’ve grown. Greg is proud to see the evolution and development of the technologies that Passport Online has built, and is excited that Passport Online products are able to foster success for thousands of individual businesses in the leisure travel industry. He is eager to capitalize on the many upcoming opportunities to continue the growth of the Passport Online product suite and push into new areas of the industry.
When not involved in high technology, Greg loves restoring and customizing classic cars and any activity involving the natural beauty of Oregon.
Stuart Palmer joined the Passport Online team in the summer of 2019 in the newly created role of Sales Director. He brings a wealth of experience and understanding of the tech needs and solutions for the travel agency and supplier relationship to this new role. Palmer started his travel career as a branch manager for Greenwich Travel Inc and then held positions at Sabre, American Airlines, Travel Leaders and spent 16 years at American Express in various positions in travel related services. Most recently, Palmer was Director, US Sales & Business Development for Apple Leisure Group’s Amstar DMC creating a US travel industry strategy.
Stuart is responsible for expanding Passport’s travel agency, host agency and supplier organization partnerships as he identifies new opportunities to drive revenue growth and enhance the reach of Passport’s tech solutions for travel agency partners and their customers.
Stuart resides in New Jersey and can often be found spending time on the beach in Bay Head with his wife Dee and his sons Mitchell and Grant along with their crazy Golden Retriever Cali.