While earning a degree in International Economics from the University of Central Florida, Sami Elotmani joined Destination MCO as a Lead Dispatcher in 2005. After a brief stint in corporate America, Elotmani rejoined Destination MCO as Operations Manager. He hwas promoted to Vice President of Operations in 2011, and has helped guide the company through its rapid growth in the last 5 years.
His areas of industry expertise are Strategic Planning, Global Sourcing, and Operational Efficiencies. Sami is also currently pursuing an MBA degree at the University of Florida. Away from his professional obligations, Sami is passionate about travel and is always planning the next big trip. He is also an avid sports fan. While soccer has always been his #1 passion, and his favorite team is London’s Arsenal FC, Sami also enjoy basketball, tennis, and golf. He also lists dining out, reading, trivia nights, and happy hours as spare-time activities.
Sami says that while fear of failure was a key motivator earlier in his career, a desire to live a “rich and fulfilling” life is what drives him forward and keeps him focused nowadays.