LUXY ( is recruiting 2 major travel industry executives to join its board of directors

Experienced travel executives identify LUXY as a technology-driven solution providing luxury airport transportation at an affordable price.

SHELTON, CT, USA, Jan. 25, 2023 / — LuxyRide (, the only nationwide (B2C and B2B) reservation platform that leverages excess capacity in the livery industry and allows travelers to book Executive Black Car Services at significantly reduced prices has announced the addition of two seasoned travel executives to its Board of Directors. Bill Courtney and Matthew Tynan joined the board as independent directors.

Bill Courtney is a career CFO who recently retired as CFO of CWT, the business-to-business travel management platform for employees (B2B4E). Prior to CWT, Bill served as Chief Financial Officer at Starkey Hearing Technologies. Prior to joining Starkey, he held leadership positions in global finance at Medtronic, Bank of America, Barclay’s Bank, Best Buy Co. Inc. and Delta Airlines. Bill is a graduate of Elon University and holds an MBA from the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh.

“I am delighted to join an excellent team that is positioned to provide much-appreciated service as global business travel returns to pre-pandemic levels,” said Bill Courtney. “There is a tremendous opportunity for LUXY to fill a void in the business and personal travel industry that cannot be served by the various ridesharing platforms.”

Matt Tynan has over two decades of experience as a senior travel finance professional. He is currently CFO of Priceline, a division of Booking Holdings (BKNG). In this role, Matt leads all financial initiatives, including accounting, risk and controls, financial planning and analysis, payroll and cybersecurity. Matt joined Priceline in 2000 as a business analyst reporting to the CFO and progressed through the finance organization of Booking Holdings, where he led financial planning and analysis and investor relations as vice-president. Chief Financial Officer from 2008 to 2016. Matt holds a BS in Finance. and accounting from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.

“LUXY is truly a win-win solution for drivers and travelers, connecting professional drivers who would otherwise have an empty leg with travelers seeking the convenience and reliability of executive car service at an attractive price,” said Matt Tynan. “LUXY offers tremendous value as an intermediary by uniquely connecting this supply and demand in a deeply fragmented market. I am an enthusiastic customer of LUXY and am delighted to join the LUXY team as they evolve quickly to capitalize on this attractive opportunity.”

“Ground transportation is the most fragmented and inefficient sector of the travel industry,” said LUXY Founder and CEO Joe Salemme. “LUXY allows travelers to get a luxury product at a ‘ride-share’ price, and allows limo operators to generate additional revenue by increasing the use of their most important asset. For all black car services luxury products from the LUXY network, they also upgrade their technology platform without incurring any costs.”

LUXY is a nationwide booking platform that allows business and leisure travelers to book executive car services at discounted rates. The company’s next-generation technology uniquely matches the travel itineraries of its customers with empty legs that it finds in its network of pre-approved professional limo operators. LUXY’s business model is similar to other online travel sites that use inventory optimization techniques allowing consumers to reserve unused airline seats and hotel rooms at discounted rates. The LUXY app makes it easy for travelers to book company cars for airport transfers or special events. For livery owners, LUXY provides additional revenue for professional drivers by converting idle time and excess capacity into productive trips. LUXY customers can feel good about reducing their carbon footprint by filling empty cars, and companies can use LUXY to help them achieve their ESG goals.

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