I grew up in Texas, Georgia and North Carolina and was involved in the travel business at an early age as my father worked for Eastern Airlines and my mother worked at various travel agencies as we moved across the Southeast. We traveled often during my childhood and teen years. My best memories are from our family camping trips and cruising the Mediterranean Sea. I followed in my father's footsteps and went to work at the airlines (Eastern and Delta) for a few years. By then, my parents had opened their own travel agency and I joined them as a cruise specialist, then eventually moved into all aspects of booking travel and managed their Cameron Village office once they expanded their business. After a few years, I met the man of my dreams, got married and he whisked me away to Hendersonville, NC where I went to work for Wilcox Travel and Tours focusing mainly on corporate travel and handling several large national accounts. We enjoyed a couple of years in the mountains before moving to Burlington, NC and I retired from the travel business to stay at home with our newborn son.
Two decades later, after my two sons had grown up and flown from the nest, and various other jobs in the promotions and marketing industry, retail, the art world, etc., I returned to my roots in travel. The past few years have been very exciting, taking the knowledge and experiences I have gained and using it to find exciting ways to give our clients the best possible travel experiences. It's been wonderful getting a chance to work closely with my parents and sister in the family business again. With the contacts we have developed and curated over 50+ years in the industry, and our connection with Virtuoso, we are able to design our clients' travel dreams and create memories to last a lifetime.
Interests: Independent Tours, Culture, History & Arts, Adventure, River Cruising, Ocean Cruising
Destinations: New Zealand, Australia, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Ireland, Germany, France, United Kingdom, United States -- Hawaii