Donna Williams was a bi-coastal marketing and business development consultant prior to writing the Business Travel Almanac. Her clients included internet and publishing companies spanning surfing to travel to healthcare. Donna began her well-traveled career as a banker with Bankers Trust Company. A course change sent her to navigate publishing at Doubleday and the Times Mirror Company. Her next professional stop was marketing in the wild world of an internet start-up, BigStar Entertainment. Donna has an MBA from Columbia Business School. She lives in Athens, New York. She is also the author of New York on The Fly.