Familiar name joins Uplift as new Senior BDM, Canada

TORONTO — Uplift has hired a new Senior Business Development Manager, Canada.

Tanya Johnson, well-known from her stint as Sales Manager for Royal Irish Tours, is taking on the senior BDM role at the fintech start-up. Most recently Johnson was Strategic and Key Account Manager for Bedsonline.

Uplift offers alternate payment solutions for travel, allowing clients to book now and pay over time. Uplift has hit the ground running in Canada with industry veteran Denise Heffron at the helm. Uplift has signed deals with tripcentral.ca, Travelbrands/Redtag.ca/itravel2000, TPI – Travel Professionals International and Travel Only.

About Johnson’s appointment, Heffron says: “We are delighted to have Tanya on the team, her experience and expertise will help ensure our continued growth and success in this market.”

In the coming months Johnson will focus on building Uplift’s Canadian business, as well as training and on-boarding new partners. She can be reached at (416) 275-6047 or tjohnson@uplift.com.