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FUN FACT: Robbie's proudest accomplishment was completing 3 triathlons the year she retired from the corporate world

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Nancy Robb

Fun Fact: Lauren has managed to get a stamp in her kids passports for every year of their lives!

Lauren Doyle

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FUN FACT: Jennie has been to 6 our of the 7 continents! 

Jennie Mechanic

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Cindy Scott

Melissa has been in the industry for 8 years

Melissa Marquis

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FUN FACT: Crystal has three kiddos and it's her mission to make them global citizens

Crystal Sturgill

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Natalie loves to spend her Summers on the lake! 

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Natalie Wilburn

Fun Fact: Abbi has been to 48 of the 50 states and 9 countries.

Mary Lauren Costello

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FUN FACT: Cary went to Disney World and Universal Studios for our Honeymoon and her go to dinner is Frosted Flakes. 

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Erin+ Aaron Baucom

Kimberly loves adventure: from parasailing in bahamas, scuba diving in the caribbean and snorkeling and sea kayaking in the Gulf of Mexico to zip lining in Mexico!

Kimberly Taylor

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FUN FACT: Brianna is traveling throughout the United States as an emergency department travel nurse!

Brianna Collins

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When in a new city, Kaylee loves visiting a local coffee shop and then heading to a museum.

Back in the 70’s, Jennie was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to travel extensively as a fashion marketing executive in NYC. She traveled to exotic ports, visited breathtaking sites, and experienced fascinating cultures.
She has made her passion for travel her life’s work-by founding The Travel Mechanic in 2011. Jennie's legacy is this business, one she was so passionate about. She was able to bring in her daugther . Lauren who now runs the company.  When Jennie wasn't dreaming up the next itinerary for her clients she was spending quality time with her  grandkids on the lake! She continues to be missed. 

Jennie Mechanic

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Lauren is a Native New Yorker and former teacher turned travel advisor back in 2012 when she joined the team. Lauren is now the President where she helps many plan celebratory trips all over the globe. Soaking up the sun, experiencing new cultures and creating lasting memories are the reasons Lauren loves to travel.  

In addition to being a travel advisor, small business owner, wife and mother of two girls she loves to unwind with a cocktail and friends!

Lauren Doyle

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Robbie is a world traveler who lives life large. Whether hot air ballooning over the pyramids, driving a race car in Italy or snorkeling with manta rays in Fiji, she thrives on adventure. As a former global leader at a Fortune 500 company, she developed a passion for travel while working extensively in Asia, Europe and North America. With her corporate and multi-cultural exposure, she has a knack for creating authentic and personalized experiences to suit her clients. Besides travel, Robbie enjoys painting, beautiful beaches and a great bottle of wine. She is also an outdoor enthusiast who loves kayaking, hiking, fishing, cycling and swimming. Robbie has traveled throughout 6 continents, citing her most memorable trips as Egypt, African Safari, Iceland, Australia/New Zealand and the Canadian Rockies. Her bucket list continues to evolve and she looks forward to sharing her enthusiasm with you!

Nancy "Robbie" Robb

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"There is an entire world out there to explore”!! Between visiting local parks and seeing every beach on the Carolina coast, Crystal fills her days with ways to show her children the beautiful state they call home.

Now that her children are getting more curious about the world around them, she would love to fill their passports with cultural experiences that will teach them how to be better global citizens who appreciate and respect diversity. She wants to do the same for her clients and their families. Crystal wants to share her passion with you by finding adventures that fit into your budget and lifestyle, and check off a destination on your bucket list. Crystal can help you plan a family trip that is a true vacation by definition!! 

Crystal Sturgill

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Stacie has a passion for helping families have an amazing experience and⁠ make lasting memories together. She's traveled to many places, and still ends up back at Walt Disney World. But between new rides, staying at all of the resorts, food festivals, after-hours parties in the parks, decked-out hotels for Christmas, and RunDisney races, there is a never-ending list of new things to explore! If she's in Florida and not at Walt Disney World, you can find her over at "the dark side", Universal Orlando sipping a butterbeer!  Stacie's other travel adventures include a variety of destinations. You can find her anywhere and everywhere from the beach to the mountains. Some of her favorite travel memories include visiting Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, a family trip to an all-inclusive resort in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, and riding the ferris wheel on the Santa Monica Pier in California with her husband. She loves finding a unique experience for a given destination, and is always embracing new adventures!

Stacie Lowe

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Cindy Scott once called New York home where  she was an owner and president of regional signage and advertising company. She decided to retire down South and currently resides in Aiken. She has always had a love of travel and her true passion is being able to help her clients find their perfect destination. Cindy's favorite destination is Italy especially when we rented a villa and relaxed amongst the olive tree farms. 

Cindy Scott

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Marianna Le Donne

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Kaylee counts herself lucky to come from a family of travelers and has been exploring nationally and internationally from a young age. She loves discovering the world’s natural and architectural beauty, learning about other cultures, and finding both adventure and relaxation abroad. Being a good listener and attending to the details are at the heart of Kaylee’s travel planning style. She especially enjoys crafting trips to Hawaii, the UK, and Disney parks. If she’s not working or traveling, Kaylee can be found enjoying a cup of coffee and a good book or laughing with her family and friends.

Kaylee Stith

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Abbi's love for travel started at a young age. Growing up, where she called home changed frequently. But one thing remained, traveling with her family. She is grateful to have lived on both coasts, experienced 9 countries, and 48 of the 50 states. You can typically find her exploring Charlotte with her husband and two dogs, at brunch with her friends, or hosting a celebration of sorts. Abbi believes that travel strengthens connections, instills new bonds, and increases positive memories. She encourages couples to embrace adventure and take the time to get away, together. 

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Brianna is a travel obsessed, coffee loving nomad, who thrives on making people smile. Cheesy as it is, it's true! As a full time emergency department nurse, she understands just how chaotic life can be and enjoys relieving some of life's stressors by providing unconditional compassion and support. From all-inclusives in the Bahamas to cruising throughout Europe, Brianna has found her passion in adult-focused travel. She looks forward to communicating with her clients about their passions and interests to create a vacation designed just for them. Brianna is committed to not just being your agent, but your ride or die for all things travel. 

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Kimberly has a passion for luxury family travel, adventure and making memories to last a lifetime! Kimberly has lived all over the east coast and loves any water oriented destination. Kimberly loves exploring new destinations with her family, relaxing with a good book and finding a quiet and peaceful place to reflect.I would love to handle the research, paperwork and personalized details to curate your dream vacation allowing you to relax and maximize the memories! Kimberly loves to celebrate life's biggest and smallest moments and would love to help you plan the vacation that your family is meant to have!

Kimberly Taylor

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Mary Lauren is a North Carolina native with a heart for people and adventure. She loves helping others celebrate life's special moments and making them know how treasured they are. She believes in always going the extra mile, taking that quick candid photograph, and going out of your comfort zone to explore all that this life has to offer! In addition to traveling, you can find her shopping at local boutiques, dining at hidden gems, and spending time with family and friends!

Mary Lauren Castelloe

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Natalie loves experiencing new places! She is excited to be a part of a successful team and help others plan their dream vacations. She believes celebrating life's best moments are important. Her top priority is to handle every last detail by bringing the calm and reassurance you may need to travel with confidence! She is proud to call North Carolina her home for the last 26 years. When she is not helping others plan amazing trips, she is pouring her heart into the classroom to make a difference as a NC educator. Making lasting memories, exploring beautiful places and learning about new destinations are some of the many reasons Natalie loves traveling.

Natalie Wilbur

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Erin & Aaron are a husband & wife Disney duo located in North Carolina. They travel on a Disney vacation every year and want other families to experience Disney the way that they do. Vacationing may look a little different for them now with a ten month old son but they can't wait to provide other families with tips & tricks when traveling with littles. When they are not on a Disney vacation you can catch them exploring their hometown in Asheboro, NC or cheering on the Mountaineers in Boone, NC!

Erin + Aaron Baucom

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Erin & Aaron are a husband & wife Disney duo located in North Carolina. They travel on a Disney vacation every year and want other families to experience Disney the way that they do. Vacationing may look a little different for them now with a ten month old son but they can't wait to provide other families with tips & tricks when traveling with littles. When they are not on a Disney vacation you can catch them exploring their hometown in Asheboro, NC or cheering on the Mountaineers in Boone, NC!

Erin + Aaron Baucom

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