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Come and meet the team. These are our destination specialists, managers and our roving BDMs, and they are some of the best in the industry.

Business Development Manager

6 members
Aubrey Schmidt

Aubrey Schmidt

Business Development Manager

BDM Central Canada (ON West, NB, NS & PEI)

After finishing his business degree at Wilfrid Laurier University, Aubrey spent two years backpacking...

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John McGonigle

John McGonigle

Business Development Manager

GM Sales North America (New England based, remainder of USA)

John has been telling stories about his travel experiences for more than thirty years...

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Kathi Scott

Kathi Scott

Business Development Manager

Mid-Atlantic USA (NY, NJ, CT, PA, DE, MD, VA & DC)

Kathi’s first trip to Africa was a life “game changer” for her; a life...

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Shamsheer “Sam” Cottar

Shamsheer “Sam” Cottar

Business Development Manager

Eastern Canada (ON East, MB, NF & QC)

Born and raised in Bombay, India, Sam started his Travel Career with Thomas Cook...

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Soran Prasad

Soran Prasad

Business Development Manager

BDM Western Canada (BC, YK, AB & SK)

Soran was born in the Fiji Islands but raised in beautiful Vancouver, BC.  Soran...

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Steve Spurlock

Steve Spurlock

Business Development Manager

BDM Western USA (WA, OR, ID, MT, UT, AK, HI, California & Southwest)

Steve has been in the Travel Industry for over 20 years and lives in...

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Complex Air Experts

6 members
Sandra Pereira

Sandra Pereira

Complex Air Experts

Sandra was raised in Mumbai, India and lived in the United Arab Emirates for...

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Sakina Adamji

Sakina Adamji

Complex Air Experts

Sakina has been to Saudi Arabia, India, Pakistan, Australia, and the UK, so understanding...

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Sam Selim

Sam Selim

Complex Air Experts

According to Sam, his primary area of expertise is Africa and the South Pacific,...

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Saeed Darsot

Saeed Darsot

Complex Air Experts

Saeed has over 22 years of working knowledge in the Air Consolidation business, as...

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Ash Nizami

Ash Nizami

Complex Air Experts

Ash is an industry veteran with 25 years selling long haul international travel. Extensive...

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Alan Zamindar

Alan Zamindar

Complex Air Experts

Alan’s 25 years in the industry have given him the experience to handle almost...

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General Managers

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David Zolis

David Zolis

General Managers

General Manager, Client Experience Having recently trekked for gorillas in Uganda, hiked the Blue...

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Moira Smith

Moira Smith

General Managers

From a young age, Moira had the passion to travel. South African born, she...

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Bronwyn Hodge

Bronwyn Hodge

General Managers

I was fortunate to begin travelling from a young age with my family, and...

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Ben Stasiuk

Ben Stasiuk

General Managers

After studies in the Netherlands and travels through Central America, I quickly realized that...

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Shirley Rourke

Shirley Rourke

General Managers

I am a proud, 17 year Goway veteran.  I’ve travelled extensively throughout all of...

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Diane Molzan

Diane Molzan

General Managers

At age 20, Diane, armed with just a Lonely Planet travel guide, a purple...

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Barbara Norton

Barbara Norton

General Managers

Barbara is the Goway GROUPSOnly and Special Events General Manager, having worked for the company...

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John McGonigle

John McGonigle

Business Development Manager

GM Sales North America (New England based, remainder of USA)

John has been telling stories about his travel experiences for more than thirty years...

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Goway Africa

11 members
Yael Marom

Yael Marom

Goway Africa

Born in Israel, raised in Canada and now living in the beautiful city of...

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Michelle Crabtree

Michelle Crabtree

Goway Africa

A houseboat on Kariba Dam, Zimbabwe, a captivating sunset, and a very excited 4...

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Moira Smith

Moira Smith

General Managers

From a young age, Moira had the passion to travel. South African born, she...

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Queenie Hou

Queenie Hou

Goway Africa

The desire to book trips to Africa has always stayed with me, even though...

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Amber Cammish

Amber Cammish

Goway Africa

I left Canada to backpack for 6 months and came back 8 years later....

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Siddharth Bhandari

Siddharth Bhandari

Goway Africa

As Ernest Hemingway put it, “I never knew of a morning in Africa when...

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Jervin Randria

Jervin Randria

Goway Africa

I was fortunate to have been born in Tanzania, a peaceful land rich in...

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Melanie Tucker

Melanie Tucker

Goway Africa

I spent a number of years earning my stripes and cutting my teeth in...

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Kirsty Perring

Kirsty Perring

Goway Africa

I am privileged to have grown up in South Africa, and have been fortunate...

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David Wong

David Wong

Goway Africa

Africa is an amazingly diverse continent, from mystery to excitement, to encountering nature at...

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Laura Vagners

Laura Vagners

Goway Africa

From dune bashing in the Al Khatim Desert to sky diving over Lake Ontario,...

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Goway Asia

12 members
Susan Swindells

Susan Swindells

Goway Asia

Besides my family; photography and travel are my great loves, so am thrilled to...

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Heather Simpson

Heather Simpson

Goway Asia

With over a decade of travel experience, I can honestly say that Asia is...

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Gella Simescu

Gella Simescu

Goway Asia

I have more than 10 years experience working as a travel agent. I have...

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Kristiina Maki

Kristiina Maki

Goway Asia

I have been working in the travel industry for the past six years and...

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Amelia Chee

Amelia Chee

Goway Asia

Born and raised in Brunei, and fluent in Malay, Hakka, Cantonese, Mandarin, and of...

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Diane Molzan

Diane Molzan

General Managers

At age 20, Diane, armed with just a Lonely Planet travel guide, a purple...

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Yash Matharoo

Yash Matharoo

Goway Asia

Travel to me is the new art of living, exploring and learning. Living your...

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Negin Shaker

Negin Shaker

Goway Asia

Whenever I reflect back on my travels, some of the most fascinating journeys that...

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Steve Perkins

Steve Perkins

Goway Asia

Asia (the largest continent) is arguably one of the most exotic and culturally rich...

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Tim Haig

Tim Haig

Goway Asia

My independent travels began at age 5 after boarding a CP airplane to visit...

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Lydia Guo

Lydia Guo

Goway Asia

I have been working in the travel industry since I graduated from university. I...

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Nyssa Hartin

Nyssa Hartin

Goway Asia

Throughout my travels I’ve yet to find another place that holds my heart quiet...

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Goway Central & South America

9 members
Natalia Spirina

Natalia Spirina

Goway Central & South America

I travel to explore natural wonders, experience cultures and meet new people. The two...

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Ben Stasiuk

Ben Stasiuk

General Managers

After studies in the Netherlands and travels through Central America, I quickly realized that...

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Kajal Gadhia

Kajal Gadhia

Goway Central & South America

Hailing from East Africa, I have been working in the travel business for quite...

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Kam Johal

Kam Johal

Goway Central & South America

Having travelled the world since childhood, I have worked in the travel industry for...

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Don Forster

Don Forster

Goway Central & South America

Born in Australia and raised in Canada and Papua New Guinea, I took my...

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Maria Kozachuk

Maria Kozachuk

Goway Central & South America

Captivated by history and cultural traditions since childhood, I took my passion for discovering...

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Luis Lagunes

Luis Lagunes

Goway Central & South America

Born and raised in Veracruz, Mexico, I spent a number of years living in...

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David Dalglish

David Dalglish

Goway Central & South America

After spending most of my early adult years travelling with a backpack, learning Spanish,...

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Bryan Tutte

Bryan Tutte

Goway Central & South America

I’ve had the opportunity to visit numerous Latin American countries since joining Goway several...

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Goway Downunder

14 members
Fabiola Gama

Fabiola Gama

Goway Downunder

Toronto

My first job was as a receptionist in a Travel Agency. There I noticed...

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Simon Trainor

Simon Trainor

Goway Downunder

Born and raised in Melbourne Australia I had the travel bug straight out of...

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Shannah Mcleod

Shannah Mcleod

Goway Downunder

Originally from the Pacific Northwest, I got the travel bug right out of High...

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Jaclyn Turner

Jaclyn Turner

Goway Downunder

I was born and raised in Melbourne and was lucky enough to travel throughout...

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Rochelle Vierus

Rochelle Vierus

Goway Downunder

I was born and raised in New Zealand. I have worked in the travel...

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Kanchan Asre

Kanchan Asre

Goway Downunder

From an early age I knew I wanted to be a travel professional. Seeing...

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Emilee Leland

Emilee Leland

Goway Downunder

I was born and raised in Oregon. Joined the US Army out of high...

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Meghan Boyd

Meghan Boyd

Goway Downunder

Originally from Melbourne, I came to Canada in 2002 on a working holiday with...

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Shirley Rourke

Shirley Rourke

General Managers

I am a proud, 17 year Goway veteran.  I’ve travelled extensively throughout all of...

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Vincent Tong

Vincent Tong

Goway Downunder

Smuggle a quokka in your luggage and you’ll be his new bestie for life!...

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Michelle Furtado

Michelle Furtado

Goway Downunder

When I was in high school, I took a class on Tourism. Right away...

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Tammy McNab

Tammy McNab

Goway Downunder

Tammy came to Goway after starting her travel career at Sunwing. Prior to this,...

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Janette Purdham

Janette Purdham

Goway Downunder

Janette has been working in the travel industry, both in retail and wholesale, for...

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Natasha Case

Natasha Case

Goway Downunder

Natasha has been in the travel industry for just under 10 years and has...

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Goway Europe

10 members
Richard Toledo

Richard Toledo

Goway Europe

Born and raised in Venezuela, as a child my parents were adamant that my...

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Jillian Lawrence

Jillian Lawrence

Goway Europe

Ever since my first vacation abroad, I knew that travelling would become a passion...

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Juanita Jno-Pierre

Juanita Jno-Pierre

Goway Europe

Born and raised in the Nature Isle of the Caribbean – Dominica- it has...

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Tanya Murray

Tanya Murray

Goway Europe

When in doubt – travel! I got the “travel bug” early on, growing up...

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Josie Pileggi

Josie Pileggi

Goway Europe

Travelling is truly my passion. I believe I need at least one annual vacation to...

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Moira Smith

Moira Smith

General Managers

From a young age, Moira had the passion to travel. South African born, she...

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Nadya Phelan

Nadya Phelan

Goway Europe

Nadya was born in Canada, yet because her parents believed that travelling was a...

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Kiran Gill

Kiran Gill

Goway Europe

I have been in the travel industry as a retail travel agent for the...

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Kam Johal

Kam Johal

Goway Central & South America

Having travelled the world since childhood, I have worked in the travel industry for...

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Channa Jayasinghe

Channa Jayasinghe

Goway Europe

I originally come from Sri Lanka; the beautiful island known as the “Pearl of...

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Goway Groups

9 members
Ayesha Colquhoun

Ayesha Colquhoun

Goway Groups

Ayesha returns to Goway Groups, bringing with her over 10 years of extensive travel...

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Lee Nicholson

Lee Nicholson

Goway Groups

Lee started working in the travel industry as an adventure travel tour leader in...

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Paula Polachek

Paula Polachek

Goway Groups

Paula comes to Goway with over 25 years of travel industry expertise in such...

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Melissa Webster

Melissa Webster

Goway Groups

Melissa is a welcome addition to the growing GroupsOnly Team. Her passion for travel...

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Shelley Mussenden

Shelley Mussenden

Goway Groups

Shelley has been a valued member of the Goway Groups Team for over 5...

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Raewyn Reid

Raewyn Reid

Goway Groups

Raewyn joined the GroupsOnly Department as a Senior Groups Coordinator in 2000, and brought...

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Frank Lin

Frank Lin

Goway Groups

Frank has been working in the travel industry for over 30 years and has...

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Tanya Winkler

Tanya Winkler

Goway Groups

With over 25 years of experience, Tanya heads our Groups & Special Events Operations...

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Nicky Cox

Nicky Cox

Goway Groups

Nicky is back in the fold with GroupsOnly bringing with her over 25 years...

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Goway Islands

9 members
Kelly Marshall

Kelly Marshall

Goway Islands

Toronto

After participating in an amazing study abroad program in High School that landed me...

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Samantha Buckley

Samantha Buckley

Goway Islands

Raised in a small Southern Ontario town I always wanted to explore the world...

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Teresa Ferrari

Teresa Ferrari

Goway Islands

With over 30 years in the wholesale travel industry I am an Island expert....

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Natalie Jurcic

Natalie Jurcic

Goway Islands

The travel bug bit me at an early age with my first long international...

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Bronwyn Hodge

Bronwyn Hodge

General Managers

I was fortunate to begin travelling from a young age with my family, and...

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Sangeeta Saroj

Sangeeta Saroj

Goway Islands

Bula Vinaka! I was born in the heart of the South Pacific (Fiji), home to...

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Natalia Kovacs

Natalia Kovacs

Goway Islands

Born in Krakow, Poland, my love for travel started very early, travelling with my...

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Gemma Adina

Gemma Adina

Goway Islands

Being born and raised in a tropical destination has always inspired me to do...

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Mike Bertoia

Mike Bertoia

Goway Islands

At a young age my family departed on an adventure of a lifetime, moving...

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Inside Sales & Group Support

1 member
Lindsey Vidal

Lindsey Vidal

Inside Sales & Group Support

After graduating from high school, Lindsey lived independently. While in college, she experienced a...

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Product Managers

6 members
Nadya Phelan

Nadya Phelan

Goway Europe

Nadya was born in Canada, yet because her parents believed that travelling was a...

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Meghan Boyd

Meghan Boyd

Goway Downunder

Originally from Melbourne, I came to Canada in 2002 on a working holiday with...

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Don Forster

Don Forster

Goway Central & South America

Born in Australia and raised in Canada and Papua New Guinea, I took my...

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Kirsty Perring

Kirsty Perring

Goway Africa

I am privileged to have grown up in South Africa, and have been fortunate...

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Tim Haig

Tim Haig

Goway Asia

My independent travels began at age 5 after boarding a CP airplane to visit...

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Mike Bertoia

Mike Bertoia

Goway Islands

At a young age my family departed on an adventure of a lifetime, moving...

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Reservations Managers

3 members
Ivan Gallegos

Ivan Gallegos

Reservations Managers

Toronto

Ivan got the travel bug when he was in Cusco, Peru one summer. After...

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Richelle Emefe

Richelle Emefe

Reservations Managers

Richelle is the South Pacific Wholesale Reservations Manager, making sure our South Pacific Specialists...

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Thom Ryan

Thom Ryan

Reservations Managers

I have been in the industry of over 31 years, I have worked in...

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