Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Tomi Gaudio Resume

Tomi M. Gaudio

1215 E Waverly Place Arlington Heights, IL 60004-2720
(847) 398-7299 phone; fax (847) 745-0150
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January 1993 to Present

Solutions In Travel, Inc. & Progressive Travel Management LLC – Palatine, Illinois

I am the Owner and Independent Agent for Solutions In Travel, Inc. working through ARC approved Progressive Travel Management LLC offices for ticketing and occasional backup support. At this WorldSpan based agency, I have my own Corporate and Leisure following and continue to grow my business base through a focus on superior service. My annual ticketing volume exceeds $1.5 Million USD and could easily exceed $2.0 Million USD within the next year based on known potential clients.

October 1992 to January 1993

Uniglobe Concept Travel – Rolling Meadows, IL (847) 364-4468

As TRAVEL MANAGER for this Apollo based agency I was involved in most operations of the business. ARC reports, employee training, corporate account management, commercial meeting arrangements, foreign tour groups and general leisure travel all received my attention and guidance.

January 1991 – October 1992

Griffin Travel, Inc. – Arlington Heights, IL – (847) 255-7010

As GROUP COORDINATOR for this Apollo based agency I was involved in all facets of the client business. Corporate accounts, commercial meeting arrangements, foreign tour groups and general leisure all received my personal attention. I was also involved with itinerary development, on-line reservations, reporting, and ticketing.


  • Handled group travel arrangements for School District 214.
  • Handled Elk Grove Village Japanese exchange student program travel arrangements.

January 1990 – January 1991

Travel Plus International – Palatine, IL (847) 934-5660

As a TRAVEL CONSULTANT for this Sabre based agency I was involved in itinerary development, reservations, ticketing and document preparation. The agency had a balance of corporate, leisure and, group travel business.

August 1989 – January 1990

Solutions In Travel, Inc. – Arlington Heights, IL (847) 870-7172

I established Solutions In Travel, an Illinois Corporation, to work as an independent agent. A commercial Sabre system was installed in my home to maximized client service. I attended numerous seminars and trade shows for the travel industry to enhance my knowledge and improve customer services. My company was an outside (Independent) agent for: Windows of the World Travel located in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.

January 1989 – August 1989

The Travel Group – Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Ms. Kathy Pockross – Outside Agent

I worked as an agent for Mc. Pockross. I attended Sabre workshop classes and trained at the agency on Sabre. My duties included planning itineraries for clients, on-line reservations, documentation , and ticketing.

September 1987 – January 1989

Century 21 – Peters and Faulk – Arlington Heights, Illinois

I worked here as a REAL ESTATE AGENT . While working here I was a member of the Northwest Suburban Realty Board and had an opportunity to make numerous local acquaintances.

April 1975 – April 1989

Omron Business Systems Inc. – Schaumburg, Illinois

As wife of the President of North American Operations for this major Japanese conglomerate (today $7-8 Billion USD) I was deeply involved in the company’s business entertainment activities.


  • 1975 – 1989 I was heavily involved in Japanese relocation and arranging trips and tours for resident Japanese wives.
  • 1984 – 1989 I was directly involved in planning and escorting incentive programs for the 250 distributorships of Omron. Locations included Hawaii, Florida, Bermuda, Acapulco, and Japan. I also arranged and conducted on-site spousal programs for accompanying wives during incentive trips and at all quarterly trade shows.
  • 1979 – 1989 I was a participating member of the Japan American Society. I was elected to its’ Program Committee to arrange programs for the Women’s Board.

June 1959 – April 1964

General Electric Company – Nela Park Lighting Headquarters – East Cleveland, Ohio

Payroll Clerk – 1960-1964, Statistical Clerk – 1959-1960

Travel Experience: I have traveled extensively throughout the United States (including Hawaii), Japan, Hong Kong, Bermuda and Mexico while conducting incentive programs for Omron.

Education: – Graduate – State of Illinois Real Estate Course
–┬áSabre and Apollo Workshops
–┬áRegina High School – South Euclid, OH