Covington Travel, Inc. was founded in 1980 by Bob, Margaret, and Jerry Klingenberger. The business has a rich history, an incomparable supplier network, and extensive experience in business and leisure travel. Over the years, Margaret became a recognized and beloved travel industry leader.
Jerry has been a key part of the business since its inception and retains ownership. He holds a BBA in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from the University of Chicago and is a CPA. His diverse professional background includes working with Arthur Andersen & Co, holding the position of CFO at Consolidated Millinery Co and Grayhill, Inc., and serving as Director and Chair of the Keeley Funds.
Although Jerry and his wife, Mary live in Hinsdale, IL, travels have taken them throughout much of the United States including Alaska and Hawaii, many Caribbean destinations, Africa, the United Kingdom, and multiple European cities. New destinations await as they go from “home to anywhere”! Together with the top-notch Covington Travel team, they look forward to carrying on Margaret’s legacy.