The Professional Educators Program was established in 2011 to bring together some of the top trainers, educators, and speakers both inside and outside the travel industry. These experts in their field share their expertise with our members on a regular basis in the form of blogs, white papers, webinars and e-books.

We invite you to learn more about each one by clicking their biographies. If you would like to apply to the program, please click here to complete the application.

Tharwat Abouraya

Tharwat Abouraya, CTIE
President, Travel Business CPR

Cory Andrichuk, MCC
President, coryandrichuk.com

Matt Bailey

Matt Bailey
President and Founder, SiteLogic Marketing

Dr. Bo Bennett

Dr. Bo Bennett
President, Archieboy Holdings, LLC CEO, eBoookit.com

Nolan Burris

Nolan Burris
President and Chief Visioneer, Future Proof Travel Solutions

Don Capparella
Chief Executive & Founder, Quality Travel Solutions

Dan Chappelle

Dan Chappelle
Founder, danchappelle.com

Stuart L. Cohen, MCC

Stuart L. Cohen, MCC
Chief Motivation Officer, sturartlloydcohen.com

Steve Crowhurst, CTC
Founder, SMP Training

Richard D’Ambrosio
Retail Editor, Travel Market Report

Jeff Drew, CTC

Jeff Drew, MCC
Former Sr. Vice-President of Sales - Great American Steamboat Company

Richard Earls

Richard Earls
Publisher, Travel Research Online

Kristina Evey

Kristina Evey
Professional Speaker and Trainer, krisintaevey.com

Carrie Finley-Bajak

Carrie Finley-Bajak
Author - Social Media + Travel, cruise-bizz.net

John Frenaye

John W. Frenaye, Jr.
Editor, Travel Research Online

Nancy Friedman CTIE

Nancy Friedman
Keynote Speaker and Author, The Telephone Doctor

Doris Gallan

Doris Gallan
Author, Consultant and Speaker - Baby Boomer Travel Coach

Trish Gastineau

Trish Gastineau, CTC, MCC
Simply Customized Travel

Doug Gollan

Doug Gollan
Media Consultant and UHNW Expert, douggollan.com

Steve Gillick, CTC
President, Talking Travel and Destination Master Class

Cheryl Gregory

Cheryl Gregory, CTM
President, Strategies4Travel

Dr Guillette

Dr. Raymond Guillette
Dean, The Second Chance Group

Rose Haché, Esq., CTIE
Attorney at Law, Specializing in Travel Industry Law - Haché Law

Alan Hale, CTC

Alan Hale, CTC
President, GolfThere & Fairways Golf Vacations

Mieke Hartkamp

Mieke Hartkamp
Owner and Founder, Easy Assist Media

Catherine J. Heeg

Catherine J. Heeg
International Speaker and Trainer, Customized Management Solutions

Meredith Hill

Meredith Hill
Founder & CEO, Global Institute for Travel Entrepreneurs

New Scott Koepf

Scott Koepf, CTC, MCC
Senior Vice-President of Sales, Avoya Travel

Kate Koziol, CTC
Director of Growth Strategies, Winger Marketing

Gwen Kuebler, CTC
Account Manager, Travisa Passport and Visa Service

Adam Lapsevich

Adam Lapsevich
President, Spoon Drawer Travel Media

Stephanie Lee

Stephanie Lee
Founder, Host Agency Reviews

Anne MacIntyre
Partner, On The Map Travel

Dr. Marc Mancini

Dr. Marc Mancini
Speaker, Educator and Consultant - Marc Mancini Seminars and Consulting, Inc.

Mike Marchev, CTC

Mike Marchev, CTC
Author, Speaker, Trainer and Coach, mikemarchev.com

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Jacob Marek
Founder, 45 Degrees Marketing

Emily Matras
Owner, Bon Vivant Copy

James McCormack

James McCormack
Business Lecturer, The Second Chance Group

Scott McKelvey

Scott McKelvey
President, Scott McKelvey Copywriting and Marketing

Mark McMullen, CTC

Mark McMullen, CTC
Executive Vice-President, Catapult New Business

Larry Mercereau

Larry Mersereau, CTC
Founder, PromoPower, LLC

George Oberle

George Oberle
Creator, Travel Blog Project

Stacey Oliver-Knapp

Stacey Oliver-Knappe, M.A., PHR
Chief Consultant, The Customer Service Gurus

Anita Pagliasso

Anita Pagliasso
President, Ticket to Travel

Carol Parsons

Carol Parsons
Travel Educator and Sales Coach, and Owner, Virtual Sales

Gary Pollard, CTC

Gary Pollard, CTC
President and CEO, Ambassador Tours

Gloria Price-Mills

Gloria Price-Mills
Director, Training & Business Development WMPH Vacations

Penney Rudicil, ECC
Founder and President, Travel Agent Success

Craig Satterfield, ECCS
Author, Lecturer, cruisescholar.com

Lisa Sheldon

Lisa Sheldon, CTC, MCC
Executive Director, DWHSA

Suzanne Slavitter

Suzanne Slavitter, CTP, CTIE
Vice-President and Co-Owner, Sport Empire, Inc.

Jim Smith, CTIE

Jim Smith, CTIE
President, Jimsmithctie™ including MarketShare™

Dave Stockert

Dave Stockert, CTC
Industry Speaker and Author, Formerly with Holland America Line

Mary Pat Sullivan, CTC

Mary Pat Sullivan, CTC
President, Sullivan Marketing Advisors

Judy Sweetland

Judy Sweetland
Director of Marketing, Private Trade Winds

Kammy Thurman
Founder and CEO, Anchor Marketing and Anchor Creative

Jeff Tobe

Jeff Tobe, M.Ed., CSP
Primary Colorer, Coloring Outside the Lines

Mark Torpey, CTC
Industry Consultant, Nomad Travel Enterprises

Denise Vogel

Denise Vogel
Social Media Coach, Click of the Mouse

Chris Young

Chris Young
Founder, The Rainmaker Group