Partnership Development Manager
As Sustainable Travel International’s Partnership Development Manager, Wes oversees a multi-sectorial portfolio of partners, foundations and donors seeking to improve the sustainability of travel destinations around the world. He brings to the Sustainable Travel International team a diverse resumé of professional experience in nonprofit fundraising, international development projects, event management and marketing.
Before his time with Sustainable Travel International, Wes worked as the Latin America Development Lead for a non-profit that provided sustainable solutions to refugees. He cultivated relationships, developed proposals and led the reporting process for projects with family foundations, government funders and multilaterals. He understands how to develop concrete indicators to improve program design and relay impact measurements to both institutional and individual non-profit donors. Wes also worked as an Event Director and Marketing Coordinator for an international production company based out of Los Angeles, CA. He helped launch the company’s first ever tour in Australia and managed client relationships throughout the United States.
Wes is an avid surfer, mountaineer and coaches an American football team in Quito, Ecuador, where he is currently based.