Executive Team

Philanthropy Through Travel combines seasoned veterans from the field of institutional advancement with the oldest and leading affluent travel company in America. The luxury travel experience Philanthropy Through Travel brings to the table is second to none. Our experience in affluent travel allows us to design programs that include access to venues that otherwise would be unavailable. This creates opportunity for shared travel experiences that last a lifetime.
 
Zeb Hargett
CEO

With over 25 years of advancement leadership experience including strategic planning, principal donor development and capital campaign execution, Zeb is focused on creating lasting relationships through personal experiences that attract and engage key constituents. Zeb takes an innovative approach for high-impact donor development to ensure delivery of immediate and planned gifts.

Linda F. Mayson
President

Linda has extensive experience in major gift fundraising strategy and implementation as well as in helping organizations achieve lasting financial stability. The Association of Fund Raising Professional, The Nature Conservancy, and Rotary Club International have recognized her for her leadership and fundraising skills.

Brownell Incentive Travel
For more than 129 years, Brownell has been the pioneer and proven leader in the luxury travel industry. There are many advantages to working with the oldest travel agency in North America, and Brownell’s deep relationships with the very best travel companies in the world is chief among them. This provides our clients with very special treatment, exclusive benefits, and insider access not available to everyone.
Troy Haas
President and CEO

Armed with an MBA from Harvard Business School, Troy has been leading the Brownell team for more than 20 years. He serves on multiple industry boards including the Ritz-Carlton and Four Seasons Advisory Boards.

Dan Basik
Vice President

With a background in both corporate and incentive travel, Dan has a wealth of knowledge of group travel. He understands the positive impact of a successful program and strives to help organizations realize and experience the many benefits of affluent travel.