Brian Kelly is the founder and CEO of The Points Guy (TPG), the preeminent voice when it comes to loyalty programs, credit cards and travel. Kelly launched TPG in 2010 during his time as a Wall Street road warrior, where he developed his keen sense for maximizing travel experiences while minimizing spending. Since then, Kelly has grown the company into a powerhouse travel and lifestyle media platform, and through a team of distinguished editors and freelancers that span the globe.
Ashley is the VP of Content of Red Ventures and Editor in Chief of TPG. She previously worked as a financial journalist at Business Insider and Bloomberg.
Favorite City: Miami
Where to Next: Italy, Chile, Singapore
Christian is the General Manager for TPG UK leading the London based team for TPG.
Favorite City: San Francisco
On the list: Vietnam, Chile, Iceland
Scott oversees all of TPG's editorial coverage as well as long-term content planning and special projects. He previously was a reporter, then editor, at The Associated Press and reported for ABC News.
Favorite City: Montevideo
Where to Next: Switzerland, Ecuador, Australia
Jill leads our Data & Analytics and Customer Experience teams, helping connect the dots between business, editorial and site strategy.
Favorite City: Jose Ignacio
Where to Next: Chile, Japan, Morocco
Kate leads Business Development for TPG, managing relationships with card issuers and various other partners in the finance and travel industries.
Favorite City: Nashville
Where to Next: Japan, Philippines, Australia
Becca is the Director of Marketing and Communications and oversees all PR, events and charitable giving at TPG. She is also the momager of Swisher, The Points Pup.
Favorite City: Tokyo
Where to Next: Maldives, Vietnam, Kenya
Julian is Director and Senior Industry Analyst at TPG, regularly appearing in the media to talk about travel news and loyalty programs. TV includes segments on Bloomberg News, CNBC, Fox 5 New York and Yahoo Finance, with online & print appearances for The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Business Insider and many others.
Favorite City: New York
Where to Next: Lima, Seattle, Chicago
Jack leads Paid Media for TPG, overseeing the paid marketing channels we leverage to bring in new users and re-engage our existing users.
Favorite City: Singapore
Where to Next: Bora Bora, Brazil, Italy
Alberto is the TPG managing editor, running the daily operation of our newsroom. Previously, he was the managing editor of Vice News and worked at Bloomberg and CNN, where he was constantly trying to convince people to do more stories about airplanes. He speaks Italian, French, Spanish and terrible German.
Favorite City: Stockholm
Where to Next: South Africa, Mongolia, Greenland
As Senior Aviation Editor, Ben heads TPG’s growing team of airline reporters and helps shape coverage of airline flight reviews and special aviation data reports. Ben joined The Points Guy in March 2019 after nearly two decades at USA Today, where he was best known for launching the long-running, industry-leading Today in the Sky blog in 2002.
Favorite cities: Berlin, Buenos Aires and Toronto. Ben's also got a soft spot for Buffalo, New York.
Where to next: New York City.
Benet Wilson is the credit cards editor for TPG. Known as the Aviation Queen, she's a veteran aviation journalist who has covered airports, security and the airline passenger experience.
Caitlin is TPG's Social Media Lead, overseeing all paid and organic social media efforts, as well as encouraging community engagement across all platforms. Follow us on social!
Favorite City: Park City, UT
Where to Next: London, Greece, Thailand
Isabelle is TPG's creative director, looking after the photo and illustrative elements of the brand. She tries to make credit cards look pretty.
Favorite City: Tel Aviv
Where to Next: Italy, Senegal, Oman
Nicky is the Director of Content for and face of TPG UK, and oversees the creation of UK focused content. Nicky spent years as a record-label lawyer and avid traveler sharing his miles and points tips under the guise "Miles Mogul".
Favorite City: Tel Aviv
Where to Next: Turkmenistan, South Africa, Brazil
As Editor-at-Large, Zach's contributions run the gamut, from articles digging deep on loyalty programs and credit cards to delivery flight coverage to drone photography and much more. Follow his adventures on Instagram and Twitter, @zachhonig.
Favorite City: Tokyo
Where to Next: South Africa, Bhutan, Brazil
As Reviews Editor, Nick is responsible for assigning, writing, editing and publishing the flight and hotel reviews you see on the site.
Favorite City: Buenos Aires
Where to Next: Egypt, Lebanon, Vietnam
As TPG's Global News Editor, Emily is responsible for coordinating news efforts between the US and UK offices. Got a tip? Share it: email@example.com
Favorite City: Cape Town
Where to Next: Namibia, Mauritius, Chile
As TPG's travel editor, Melanie manages destination coverage and other travel features. Before joining the TPG team, Melanie was an editor at Travel + Leisure magazine, and her work has appeared in Bloomberg Pursuits, Yahoo Travel, Jetsetter and Saveur magazine, among others.
Favorite City: Santiago
Where to Next: New Zealand, Botswana, Myanmar
Victoria M. "Vikkie" Walker fell in love with traveling after taking advantage of a $265 round-trip flight to Abu Dhabi in 2015. Since then, she's traveled to more than 20 countries by taking advantage of flight deals and using points and miles. Victoria is a native of Hampton, VA and currently resides in Brooklyn with her pug, Migo.
JT is a location-independent digital nomad traveling 300,000+ miles each year with his wife Katie while covering American Airlines (as a top-tier Executive Platinum), IHG (as a top-tier Spire Elite), weather, aviation and anything points & miles.
Favorite City: Hong Kong
As TPG's Points & Miles editor, Nick oversees all of the content to help you travel as much as possible for as little money out-of-pocket.
Favorite City: London
Where to Next: Maldives, Thailand, Galapagos
Richard Kerr is a veteran naval officer and founder of the Award Travel 101 Facebook community. He’s one of the foremost experts in points and miles strategy, featured in Forbes, US News, Money Magazine, Kiplinger Personal Finance and presented at #SXSW 2017. Richard has visited over 45 countries, lived in England and Japan, and spends his spare time dissecting loyalty program award charts to maximize the value of points and miles. Richard holds a BBA in International Business and has his wife and two small children in tow for his travels as often as possible.