Meet the New Class: Class 16 | Brownell Hosting

Meet the New Class: Class 16

Taylor Ruby

Name:

Taylor Ruby

Location:

Atlanta, GA

Previous Career:

Hospitality industry, working at Belmond Charleston Place and The Ritz-Carlton

Interesting Fact:

Taylor isn’t a stranger to Brownell – in fact, she helped with our 2014 Brownell Academy (aka Camp Brownell) at the Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee.

 

Rebecca Rosen

Name:

Rebecca Rosen

Location:

New York City

Previous Career:

Hospitality industry

Interesting Fact:

Rebecca and Taylor met during college at UConn. Fast forward 15 years, and the two friends decided to combine their passion for travel and experience in hospitality industry to create Ruby Rosen Travel!

 

 

Cara Sharratt

Name:

Cara Sharratt

Location:

Paris, France

Previous Career:

Student – Cara has earned her MA in Paris Studies: History and Culture from the University of London Institute in Paris

Interesting Fact:

Cara always dreamed of a career in travel and wanted to host a show on the Travel Channel after watching countless episodes of Samantha Brown’s Passport to Europe.

 

 

Blaire Kochar

Name:

Blaire Kochar

Location:

Houston, Texas

Previous Career:

Landman in the oil and gas industry

Interesting Fact:

Blaire’s maiden name is Pugliese, which translates to “a native from Puglia” – one of the top destinations on her bucket list!

 

 

 

Kristen Nix

Name:

Kristen Nix

Location:

Whitefish, MT

Previous Career:

Physical therapist

Interesting Fact:

Kristen loves the outdoors – single track mountain biking, deep powder skiing, mountain biking, and golf.

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Testimonials

The sky is the limit here!

“Brownell Hosting is the gold standard in host agency programs. From the onboard training to the day-to-day support, the hosting team offers best practice strategies and industry insight to ensure I stand apart in the marketplace. Even as a home-based advisor, I feel incredibly connected with not just the hosting team but the entire Brownell Family. There is a collaborative and supportive environment among the advisors which truly gives me an advantage in designing client travel experiences. I am so proud to be affiliated with such a prestigious agency. The sky is the limit here!”

Irene Quisenberry, Tampa, FL

I am loving every minute of my new career

“The Mentorship program is amazing! I am loving every minute of my new career.”

Kristen Nix, Whitefish, MT

Brownell ICs are the Best

Your Brownell IC’s are the very best I have ever met. Congratulations on your excellent Brownell program.

Evelyn Weber, Manager, Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France

I have reached goals beyond my expectations

“I wanted to convert my love for travel, marketing skills, client service skills, and technology background into a career. Fortunately, Brownell’s mentoring program allowed me to do just that and allowed me to reach goals that were beyond my expectations. An unexpected bonus of joining Brownell has been becoming part of an organization where each part of the team is truly supportive of my efforts and is interested in my ongoing success. Brownell’s methods and techniques serve as a daily inspiration.”

Linda Terrill, Atlanta, GA

An incredible opportunity to join the industry as a newbie

“The mentoring program was an incredible opportunity to join one of the premier travel agencies in the world as a complete newbie. Brownell’s staff was always available and willing to help with the countless questions I had during my first year. Being mentored by the top travel professionals in the industry contributed immensely to the success that I am now enjoying.”

David Ourisman, Berkeley, CA

The mentoring program was critical

“The Brownell mentoring program was critical to the successful launch of my travel business. It was a year well-spent learning the ins and outs of the industry and the Virtuoso network. When I graduated from the program, I felt fully integrated into the company and was ready to take my business to the next level.”

Katherine Gould, Richmond, VA

I count my lucky stars that I work with Brownell

“There is no agency better than Brownell! Our Hosting Team is there to hold our hands through the good and the bad. What a huge support group we have! I count my lucky stars every day that I am fortunate to be working for Brownell. The hosting staff is such a comforting and hands on team. They are positive reinforcements of acknowledging when we excel and encourage us to grow our business by having the opportunities to travel and experience the wonderful hotels and resorts we sell worldwide.”

Caroline Wallace, Richmond, VA

We could not do this without you!

“The Mentoring Program gave us the chance and the training to start a business AND the continued support to grow that businesss. We could not do this without you!”

King & Whitson, Chattanooga, TN & Washington, VA Washington, VA

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