Wheels Up Chief Legal Officer Laura Heltebran Joins Women Leading Travel & Hospitality as an Advisory Board Member

Wheels Up Experience announced that Chief Legal Officer, Laura Heltebran has been appointed to the Advisory Board of Women Leading Travel & Hospitality. 

Laura Heltebran

“I am incredibly honored to be selected by Women Leading Travel & Hospitality to join the Advisory Board,” said Heltebran. “I look forward to working with this group of inspirational female leaders to promote industry changes that benefit women for generations to come.”

Ms. Heltebran successfully led a 2021 SPAC IPO and the acquisition of Air Partner, a publicly traded UK company providing global travel and aviation services. She has 30 years of experience in the technology, travel and aviation industries, and is well-versed in many aspects of the travel and hospitality realm. Her years of executive leadership and industry experience position Laura to help drive the growth and direction of Women Leading Travel & Hospitality. Additionally, she will participate in quarterly advisory board meetings, along with attending and promoting various events.  

“We are delighted to welcome someone with such a wide breath of experience across multiple industries to our board,” said Hannah DeMaio, Vice President, Brand Strategy at Women Leading Travel & Hospitality. “Laura brings a unique perspective that we’re looking forward to and has a deep background in leadership being the former Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of Hilton Worldwide and current chief legal officer of Wheels Up.”

Laura joins a stacked roster of powerhouse women already on the board including Diana Plazas, Chief Sales and Marketing officer at Marriott International, Charisse Evans, Vice President of Employee Relations at Delta Air Lines, amongst other inspirational women.