Ryan Ball Joins Lola.com as Vice President of Sales
Lola.com Secures High Performance Sales Team Builder and HubSpot Alum for Top Sales Position
BOSTON – Oct. 9, 2018 – Lola.com, Agile Travel Management™, named Ryan L. Ball as Vice President of Sales, responsible for driving the organization toward its broader revenue goals by establishing the strategy, targets, onboarding, training, and career growth of the sales team. Ball spent seven years at HubSpot in a variety of sales roles and helped establish the company’s European operations by building a direct sales team in Dublin, Ireland from a team of four to over 80 quota carriers.
“Employers are quickly seeing that Lola.com is not only the answer to travel management challenges, it is being seen as a real company perk,” said Ball. “As such, the company is in the midst of tremendous opportunity. I am excited to deliver on its vision by building the next great sales team at Lola.com.”
Most recently, Ball was the Sr. Director of Sales at automotive research and shopping website, CarGurus, overseeing a large team of managers and inside sales reps as the organization prepared for the public markets. He spent more than four years in various sales roles at EF Educational Tours. Ball has a bachelor of fine arts degree in musical theatre from Oklahoma City University. As a former professional singer, dancer and actor who has performed in over 70 countries, culminating with an appearance on Broadway, he understands and communicates well with different cultures, job roles and personalities, which has served him well in sales.
“Lola.com is positioned to capitalize on the market need for a modern travel management experience for businesses globally,” said Mike Volpe, CEO of Lola.com. “Ryan is known for building great, high performance sales teams at HubSpot and elsewhere and is the ideal person to deliver on Lola.com’s exciting opportunity.”
Follow Ball on Twitter @ryanlball.
Agile Travel Management is a quick, dynamic and flexible way to create a policy that enables employees to do what’s right for the business. Happy employee travel experiences within a policy can be set up in five minutes. To learn more about Lola.com, visit LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/lolatravel/ or follow @LolaTravel on Twitter.