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.
Ask Marilyn the best place to ski and you'll get a quick answer: Alta, Utah. Steep, deep and some of the best skiing in the world.
Skiing is only a part of the vast travel and industry experience that Marilyn has gleaned since starting her career in the sales department with Sheraton Hotels after graduating from college in Boston. From Continental Airlines to SatoTravel — and stops along the way at other leisure and corporate travel companies, Marilyn brings 35+ years of experience in the travel industry.
Marilyn is proud to be part of the Passport Online leadership team, grateful for the opportunity to work in an environment where she touches just about every part of the product and process — and always recognizing the importance of bringing personal relationships together with technology to truly harness success.
She's also been very excited to see the growth of the company since she joined in late 2001. Her desire is to see Passport Online continue to be the premier technology solution in the leisure travel industry and looks forward to what the next 5 years will bring in this ever-changing world of travel... and technology.
Marilyn earned a bachelor's degree from Boston College and a masters from Boston University. She now calls Salt Lake City home, where skiing, hiking, biking and golf take up much of her after-hours activity.
Jeanne Colombo currently resides in New Jersey and has been working on the east coast for a number of years but, as she grew up in Oregon, is thrilled to be part of the Passport Online team based in her home state.
As the Vice President of Supplier Relations, she is responsible for establishing new supplier relationships and working with Passport's current cruise, tour, vacation packagers and hospitality clients to integrate their content on the websites, email marketing programs, online booking channels and social media solutions powered by Passport Online.
Jeanne has been in the travel industry for over 25 years; the majority of which were at American Express in New York. As a travel agency professional who has made full use of Passport Online's suite of tools, she brings a unique depth of insight and perspective to supplier relations.
Jeanne plays a key role on the Passport Online team as they strive to continually improve and evolve their current products and services and bring new ideas to market in the constantly changing leisure travel industry. She truly enjoys building client relationships to distribute their products through Passport’s unique marketing channels helping them to increase brand awareness and grow sales with their travel agency partners.
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.
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.