TPI Names Steve Ruddy Chief Operating Officer


Steve Ruddy

Travel Professionals International (TPI) has announced the appointment of Steve Ruddy as Chief Operating Officer & Senior Vice President of Finance, effective immediately.

“Steve has been a valuable behind-the-scenes advisor to TPI and we're pleased to have him join us in a daily operational capacity as we plan and execute our next phase of growth," said Morris Chia, TPI President & CEO.

Originally from Calgary but now based out of Winnipeg at the TPI Head Office, Ruddy has been an Executive Advisor to TPI for nearly 5 years, working largely on financial and corporate planning. His career outside of TPI includes senior level corporate positions in banking and insurance, CFO/COO roles with several Canadian corporations, and most recently Enterprise Risk Management for the City of Calgary.

As TPI's COO and S.V.P. Finance, Steve will oversee day-to-day operations with a particular focus on the execution of operational and financial efficiencies and best practices.

"My experience with TPI staff and advisors over the last 5 years has been wonderful and I'm excited for the opportunities that I see ahead for this Canadian travel industry success story," said Ruddy.

Ruddy can be reached at

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