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!
Sarah is a third generation Oregonian that grew up in Portland and currently resides in the historic Columbia River Gorge area just a few minutes from beautiful Multnomah Falls. She graduated from the Oregon Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and Applications Development with a minor in Marketing - always with the goal to find a role that combines her passion for business and technology.
Many of Passport's long-term clients know Sarah as she has been a part of the Passport Online team since 2000. In these 20 years, Sarah has had the opportunity to work in a variety of different roles across many areas of the Company: content, business development, marketing, go to market, and she now holds the apt title of Director of Partner Solutions. This role allows Sarah to guide Passport’s customers to the right mix of products and services that fits their individual needs with a focus on how each product might complement and work with the other to achieve the best customer solution. Sarah's long experience has allowed her to creatively work with all of Passport's products in a way that arrives at these solutions while helping individual customers to actively grow their business while maintaining their unique work environments.
Outside of the office she can be found knitting, remodeling something in the house, or embarking on an adventure with her husband and dog. Traveling has taken her to many parts of the world and favorite places include Iceland and Moorea - both very different, but beautiful in their own way.
Andrew joined Passport Online in April 2013 as a Senior Software Developer bringing over 15 years of experience in IT and Software Development from helpdesk support to provisioning cloud solutions. He has experience in designing a range of applications for small startups up to large enterprise client solutions. During his 8-year tenure, he advanced to the role of Technical Lead, utilizing his skills by designing, architecting, and helping to both develop and ensure continuous process improvements for Passport Online’s many new as well as existing products and services.
As Director of Technology, Andrew is currently responsible for overseeing technology operations between software development and systems, acts as technical architect to define standards and technical guidance for the development team, and aids in strategic discussions with product development to formulate new ideas and establish solid direction. His day-to-day operations involve working closely with multiple departments and coordinating with them to provide comprehensive technology services to Passport Online's wide range of clientele in the travel industry.
Outside of work, his hobbies include hiking, raising and training dogs, building small apps for fun, content creation, and spending time and traveling with his lovely wife.
Ethaya Sarangapany bring years of program and product management experience from her involvement in working in the Fintech and Banking industry. Her background is varied from rolling out various key initiatives encompassing both regulatory and process innovation, to product launches and software implementation. She has been involved with numerous transformation projects; shifting from transactional banking into customer centric focus and played key roles in the first launch of internet banking services.
A large part of her current role is built on her true enjoyment of establishing and building solid relationships, focusing on productive, collaborative partnerships with individuals and across teams to achieve success. In this position, Ethaya manages the overall product and software delivery, defining the product delivery phase and determining scope based on customer needs assessment and resource availability. She is vital in managing the relationships with internal teams, external key partners and vendors. Additionally she is a key member of the team working together with her Director counterparts, to drive the product roadmap, company strategy and to ensure Passport Online is well positioned for future growth, staying ahead of trends and meeting ever-changing travel demands.
Ethaya lives with her husband and two boys in Portland, OR. She loves history and travel and discovering the similarities in cultures — especially food — that transcend different borders and nations. During her free time she enjoys entertaining and introducing her friends and neighbors to the exciting Malaysian cuisine that played a large part in her own family upbringing.
Greg's experience spans decades and has been devoted to providing technology as a service, including being an early pioneer in the ISP, telecommunications, and Software as a Service arenas at all levels from individual contributor to business owner.
From these experiences, he brings together his expertise in systems, software, and business, and his devotion to customer service in one place.
Greg has helped to develop company strategy, as well as envision and guide implementation of Passport's technology roadmap, and oversee organization-wide operations. This has also included integrating the development, content, and business teams that have been crucial to Passport's long-standing ability to meet the needs of the travel industry and provide quality service to customers.
Greg is proud to continue working with Passport in his role of a Consultant with such a dedicated and interconnected team, and to have been an integral part of the development of products and of the company over his 19 years with Passport. He is humbled that so many businesses throughout the travel industry rely on Passport Online products and services, and he is committed to their continued success by helping to advise Passport as the Company expands into new areas of the industry.
Outside of Consulting, you can find Greg continuing to attempt to play the guitar, fabricating something inadvisable in his garage, learning about some new technology, or exploring the beauty of nature while camping and hiking with his wonderful wife.