Global Tracks
Customized Educational Travel
 
 
 

Our Team

Joann Chaney

Joann Chaney

Founder

Joann is co-founder of Global Tracks and the Professional Education Society (PES). She built her career in travel by developing and managing Purdue University's Educational Travel Programs for thirteen years sending hundreds of groups all over the world. She was awarded seven major grants to create customized educational travel programs and she published five books and articles about educational travel. She has taught university courses and leverages her master's degree in education and her training in travel to assist universities to organize high-quality customized educational travel programs for MBA and EMBA students. Joann's business style of "knowing your clients" provides added value and a personal touch to all Global Tracks services.

Phone: 888.355.9455               E-mail: jchaney@globaltracks.com

 

Carey Kaspari

Carey Kaspari

President and CEO

Carey is a co-founder and co-owner of Global Tracks. She oversees all aspects of business for Global Tracks, the Professional Education Society (PES) and Sunrise Travel. She began her career planning group travel for leading international travel companies such as Abercrombie & Kent and Thomas P. Gohagan & Company. Carey's business degrees in international studies and marketing, plus her extensive travel to over 90 countries (and counting) continually cultivates her love of travel. She has robust travel industry experience serving in multiple capacities, including operations, finance, development, marketing, business development and program management. Carey's passion for excellence and attention to detail helps lead the professional team of staff to ensure a high standard of quality for all our operations.

Phone: 888.355.9455               E-mail: carey@globaltracks.com

 

Mark Kaspari

Mark Kaspari

Chief Operating Officer

Mark brings over 18 years of experience in business development, sales and customer service management to our company. Prior to joining Global Tracks, he was district sales manager for Hartung Glass Industries. He specializes in research and development, growth opportunities, new partnerships, and maintaining the highest possible service levels for our Global Track's constituents. His creative approach and dedication makes him a valuable team member. Mark studied business at the University of Colorado and has traveled extensively in the United States and also to Mexico, Europe, the Caribbean Islands, Australia/New Zealand and Africa.

Phone: 888.355.9455               E-mail: mark@globaltracks.com

 

Lori (Ortiz) Bustos

Lori (Ortiz) Bustos

Director

Lori is a results-oriented and client-focused Director with over 25 years of proven expertise in leadership management. She has worked for Pepsi Cola, Victoria Secret Catalogue and The Upper Deck Company in both Management and Directorship roles. Lori is exceptional in developing, transforming, and restructuring organizations while driving innovation, as well as facilitating the achievement of each organization's full potential. Her passion for travel and education allows Lori to use her past experience and genuine enthusiasm to ensure that all Global Track’s customers experience absolute satisfaction. Her many strengths include strategy development and implementation, innovation and operations process. In addition, Lori has traveled extensively throughout Europe, North America and South America.

Phone: 888.355.9455               E-mail: lori@globaltracks.com

 

Amy Perez

Amy Perez

Senior Program Manager

Amy attended Metropolitan State College and received a BS degree in Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management with an emphasis in Travel and Tourism. After graduation, she worked in Australia for six months and has traveled in China, Borneo, Fiji, Mexico, and the Caribbean Islands. Amy also worked as a Corporate Trainer and Administrative Manager in the food industry in Denver, Colorado prior to joining the Global Tracks team. Her positive attitude and enthusiasm reflect the "can do" culture that epitomizes Global Tracks.

Phone: 888.355.9455               E-mail: amy@globaltracks.com

 

Sara Pattemore

Sara Pattemore

Senior Program Manager

Sara is a graduate of Colorado State University with a BA in International Studies. She also attended the Boulder Travel School and has traveled extensively throughout Latin America, Europe, Australia and Asia. She enjoys helping others experience new cultures and destinations and is always ready to share her extensive travel industry knowledge. For the past few years she has been working in the corporate world planning events. A few of her personal favorite vacation spots include Argentina, Mexico, and France. Sara lives in Kittredge, Colorado and enjoys cooking, photography and of course travel. Her vast knowledge of the travel industry, especially with South America, is an asset to all our programs.

Phone: 888.355.9455               E-mail: sara@globaltracks.com

 

Debbie Andrews

Debbie Andrews

Program Manager

Debbie joins the Global Tracks team with over 20 years combined experience in marketing, sales and design. She received her Bachelors of Science degree from Colorado State University with a concentration in Marketing. Debbie truly enjoys providing professional personalized service to her clients with strong attention to detail. She understands both the needs of universities offering MBAs and the needs of professional students participating in international programs. She has escorted groups to Europe and especially enjoys England, Germany, Holland, France, and Switzerland. Debbie lives in Pueblo, Colorado with her son and yellow Labrador retriever. In addition to her love of travel, Debbie enjoys all aspects of architecture and design, art, yoga, golf, and spending time with her family and friends.

Phone: 888.355.9455               E-mail: debbie@globaltracks.com

 

Jane Radcliffe

Jane Radcliffe

Program Manager

Jane brings over 15 years of experience in travel sales and management. Jane’s creative approach and passion for travel allows her to understand and create the perfect balance of education and culture for our MBA and professional student immersions both domestically and internationally. She has travelled throughout Europe, China, South America and Asia and her positive attitude and meticulousness is a great addition to the Global Tracks team. Jane lives in Pueblo, Colorado and when not traveling the world enjoys spending time at the reservoir, rock climbing, hiking and exploring all aspects of the Colorado Rockies with friends and family.

Phone: 888.355.9455               E-mail: info@globaltracks.com

 

Tim Popham

Tim Popham

Program Development

Tim, a native of Alabama, began his travel career working for United Airlines and continued to work in the travel industry in a broad variety of fields. His lifetime experience includes working in senior positions for tour operators, cruise lines, travel agencies and hospitality companies. The travel bug has been a major part of his life having traveled extensively throughout the world with a focus on Africa and South America. His client relationships were built through extensive communications and personal understanding of the needs of the traveler. He enjoys sharing his knowledge and experiences and works hard to insure total client satisfaction.

Phone: 888.355.9455               E-mail: tim@globaltracks.com

 

William Chaney, PhD

William Chaney, PhD

Educational Development

Bill brings 35 years of academic experience as a professor at Purdue University to our educational travel programs. He is an accomplished teacher, researcher, and author, having received national awards for his achievements in both teaching and research. During his tenure at Purdue University, Bill was extensively involved in international development and research projects and designed and led travel courses to Europe, South America, Africa, and China. He has either worked or traveled in more than 100 countries. His many talents enhance the educational components of Global Tracks' travel programs.

Phone: 888.355.9455               E-mail: bill@globaltracks.com

 

Bekki Betts

Bekki Betts

Marketing Manager

Rebekka ("Bekki") is a graduate of Colorado State University- Pueblo with a BSBA in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing and a Master of Business Administration. She has traveled to over 26 states in America including Hawaii, as well as, Mexico, Scotland, England, Wales, Costa Rica, Spain, Belize, Honduras, and Cayman Islands. She enjoys helping others experience new cultures and destinations and loves planning trips for other people. She also has a passion for the outdoors and in her free time she can be found hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, and kayaking.

Phone: 888.355.9455               E-mail: bekki@globaltracks.com

 

Suzy Willison

Suzy Willison

Travel Coordinator

Suzanne “Suzy” Willison graduated from Bellevue University-Nebraska with a BS in Business Administration. She also graduated from SST Travel School in Lynnwood, Washington. She enjoys planning travel arrangements for others and has traveled to Canada, Europe, Mexican Rivera, Bahamas, Jamaica, Panama Canal, Costa Rica, Columbia and Australia. She was a cruise director for the “inside passage” in Alaska and the Columbia River Gorge. Suzy has years of customer service and travel agent experience. One of Suzy’s hobbies is “doll” collecting and has created many of her own porcelain dolls. She looks forward to helping you with all your travel needs.

Phone: 888.355.9455               E-mail: suzy@globaltracks.com

 

Sheila Laman

Sheila Laman

Travel Coordinator

Sheila joins our team with over 18 years of travel industry experience working for airlines, a cruise line, and even a scenic railroad. She brings with her a well-rounded understanding of the tourism industry, as well as expertise in management, development, and customer focused sales priding herself on her ability to connect with her “guests” and help them find the right vacation. Sheila caught that oh-so contagious “travel bug” early on, and whether it was spending a month in the Philippines training new employees, or just getting in her Jeep with a map and a full tank of gas, near or far she never passes on an opportunity to explore.

Phone: 888.355.9455               E-mail: sheila@globaltracks.com

 

Mandy Daigle

Mandy Daigle

Office Manager

Mandy is well equipped with a multitude of office management skills from her background experience in office administration and client services in the real estate industry. Her penchant for organization and eye for detail coupled with her positive and personable nature make her a pleasure to work with. Mandy enjoys all the beauty and nature of Colorado in her free time.

Phone: 888.355.9455               E-mail: mandy@globaltracks.com

 

Dixie Koncilja

Dixie Koncilja

Accredited Travel Agent

Dixie is the founder of Sunrise Travel and has been an accredited travel agent for over 30 years serving the southern Colorado market in both leisure and corporate travel. She has traveled extensively around the world both professionally and personally. As an expert in cruises and vacation packages, Dixie is able to coordinate any itinerary with exceptional results. Her clientele spans generations of families since her enthusiasm and dedication will ensure all of their travel plans are met with the highest standards. Dixie is also a gardening enthusiast who enjoys an array of bright flowers throughout her estate.

Phone: 888.355.9455               E-mail: dixie@globaltracks.com

 

Terri Roldan-Umland

Terri Roldan-Umland

Travel Agent

Terri brings years of expertise and knowledge of travel to Global Tracks and Sunrise Travel. Having worked in the travel industry for over 25 years, Terri has created a strong customer service base with a professional ability to complete any travel request. Cruises and land packages are her specialties, although she is very experienced in all aspects of the travel industry including airlines, hotels, or any type of service. Terri has travelled throughout the world and prides herself on creating the perfect itinerary for her clients.

Phone: 888.355.9455               E-mail: terri@globaltracks.com