Tony Sandonato is the VP of Learning and Development at Wyndham Destinations and leads “Destination U,” the corporate university designed to develop and grow the team of 25,000 associates spanning approximately 110 countries across the globe.
As the world's largest vacation ownership and exchange company, Wyndham Destinations offers everyday travelers the opportunity to own, exchange or rent their vacation experience. Wyndham Destinations recently received a perfect score from the 2019 Corporate Equality Index and was recognized as the 2019 Best-of-the-Best Corporation for Inclusion by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce.
Tony joined Wyndham Destinations in 2005, managing Learning and Development for more than 800 associates in the South Florida office, after seven years with Burdines-Macy’s Department Stores. Joined by his husband Tracer Foster, in 2011, Tony relocated to the company’s global headquarters in Orlando to lead Learning and Development for the Owner Services teams.
Tony has an impressive resume of advocacy, with more than 18 years volunteering with the Human Rights Campaign. He currently serves as a member of HRC’s National Board of Governors.
Tony holds a Bachelor of Science in Education from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and Senior Professional HR Certification from HRCI.