Team TravelHerd

Vito J.A. Degrigoli, President / Co-Owner
A New Jersey native, Vito grew up just across the Hudson River from midtown Manhattan. He attended college at Cornell University, graduating with a B.A. degree in 1980. After university, Vito moved to New York City in 1981, where he started his business career in public relations on Broadway. Progressing to the advertising industry, first in New York and later in Los Angeles, Vito worked on many high-profile local, national and international accounts. Entrepreneurial by nature, he founded Vito & Associates, Inc. in 1992 in Los Angeles. Today, Vito continues to lend his creative presence to the “Home of the Herds” in the areas of product applications and services, web design and business development.

Jan Stapel, Executive Vice President / Co-Owner
A native of the Netherlands, Jan attended the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, from which he graduated with a B.A. degree in Business Administration in 1980. Electing to remain in the United States, Jan pursued a business career on the operational side of the travel industry, first in Boston, then New York and Los Angeles for well-known multi-national corporations. Jan’s experience with many database systems over the years combined with an entrepreneurial streak led him to join the firm in 1993. Today, Jan is the chief applications developer at the “Home of the Herds”, constantly creating new and innovative features for our software applications, current and future, while providing insightful customer service, too.