Offshore Sailing School adds sales manager


The Offshore Sailing School hired Dan Bleich as sales manager, based at the company’s headquarters office in Fort Myers, Fla.

Bleich will be based at the school’s headquarters office in Fort Myers, Fla.

He comes to Offshore with significant sales experience in the travel and tourism business as the former director of leisure sales and regional director/field sales for Delta Air Lines; chief operating officer of CWT/Around the World Travel; senior vice president, vendor relations, for TraveLeaders; director of air, overseeing air negotiations and operations at Globus & Cosmos; and director of national accounts at Allianz Global Assistance, the largest travel insurance provider in the world.

“We are excited to add Dan to the Offshore Sailing School team with his extensive experience in the travel and tourism business,” school president and CEO Doris Colgate said in a statement.

Bleich and his wife, Raquel, will relocate from Sarasota to the Fort Myers area.


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