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Harley Riak

Executive Director Corporate Groups & Events

Harley Riak is Executive Director of Corporate Groups and Events for Valerie Wilson Travel. He joined VWT in 1997.

With over 40 years in the travel industry, Harley has held executive and sales positions with some of the industry’s leading companies. Harley is highly regarded in the travel forum, where he is a frequent contributor to industry symposiums and focus groups, and participates on the advisory boards of the major hotel brands and tourism councils. He is an active member of the Westchester Business Council.

Harley has B.S. in Biology from Central University in Pella, Iowa, and a Master’s Degree in Education from Fordham University at Lincoln Center.

In his role with VWT, Harley directs and oversees the sales, operational and creative aspects of Corporate Meetings, Incentives and Special Events for the VWT corporate client base, specializing in Fortune 500 companies.