CEO, Balboa Travel
SDBJ 500 recap: Denise Jackson has been with Balboa Travel for 25 years, growing the company to about 150 employees and annual revenue of about $200 million. Balboa Travel is a full-service travel management company, offering services throughout North America and ninety-seven countries, with a primary focus on corporate travel. She has held leadership positions in operations, business development and account management. In 2018 she was elected to the executive committee of the American Society of Travel Advisors.
The American Tuna Boat Association was among the firm’s first clients in 1969, and many boat owners and operators remain clients.