Robert Brill serves as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Travel Leaders Group, a North American travel company that generates gross travel sales approaching $21 billion annually and directly employs over 1,000 staff managing operations of more than 7,000 company-owned, franchised and affiliated travel agencies in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Greece, Ireland and Australia. Today, Travel Leaders Group has over 40,000 travel agents working directly for the organization or under one of its brands. Mr. Brill reports directly to Ninan Chacko, CEO of Travel Leaders Group, which is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Mr. Brill joined Travel Leaders Group in January 2009. As a graduate of Yale Law School, Mr. Brill brings over thirty years of legal expertise to Travel Leaders Group.
Most recently, he served as General Counsel for Minneapolis-based MotivAction, LLC. Previously, Mr. Brill served as Vice President – Law for Carlson Companies, Inc., the former parent company to Travel Leaders Group’s earlier incarnation as Carlson Leisure Group (CLG). Travel Leaders Group was formed when CLG’s management team acquired its extensive portfolio of businesses from Carlson in January 2008.
Prior to Carlson, Mr. Brill was a shareholder in private practice for twenty years, serving corporate clients.