Canadian Resort & Travel Association

David McDonald

Senior Director, North America Business Development
RCI & Registry Collection
CRTA Director
David has been part of the hospitality and travel industry for over 35 years.. He started with RCI is 2002, and was responsible for RCI North America Revenue Management for both exchange and rental products. During his career with RCI he has received numerous RCI awards and has received his RRP status and was a member of the inaugural graduating LEAP’s (Leadership-Education-Action-Progression-Service) program from ARDA. He has been responsible for both existing large developers, HOA’s, as well as new business and manages a team of Directors Account Executives that covers the North America market . David and his team manage and develop both the RCI and Registry Collection products as well as covering the spectrum of Leisure Real Estate products for timeshare, fractional, and whole-ownership

Prior to RCI, he started his career out of Miami University and worked for Budget Rent a Car Corporation where he started in operational roles and eventually became the GM of Palm Beach County in Florida and then GM for the State of Michigan. He finished his career at Budget for the last 5 years being the Global Director of Revenue Management, and responsible for creating a new centralized yield and management teams that helped implemented the first yield system in the company’s history.

David is married to Pam and has four grown children and one grandson. He is active outdoors, traveling, golfing, and doing projects in and around his home.
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