To create a truly bold, progressive, and proactive company requires professionals with a dedication and passion for the ocean, for the environment, and for people around the world. Our core team has experience in business, travel, science, and non-profit communities that gives us the skills, insights, and vision to accomplish our vision and mission. Read about our team below.
Paul S. Hardersen, Ph.D. Dr. Hardersen has a wide-range of experience in travel, start-up business, scientific research, and college-level teaching. Originally from Davenport, Iowa, Dr. Hardersen honorably served in the U.S. Navy, earned undergraduate degrees at Iowa State University, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is a Certified Travel Associate (CTA) with The Travel Institute and has travel agency accreditation through CCRA. His interests include sailing, marine science, travel, his fabulous kids, cooking/baking, and tropical islands.
Sarah Nolan, MPH. Ms. Nolan was born in the United Kingdom and lived in both New Zealand and Australia before coming to the United States. She earned undergraduate and master’s degrees in public health from Griffith University. She has experience in the non-profit sector serving veterans’ families in Australia, women’s health centers, and participated in the UN Peace Operations Training Institute. She also has a Graduate Certificate from Macquarie University in international security.
Therese Perreault, MBA. Ms. Perreault, left above, will serve as a Travel Host for our Maine coastal experience. She has experience hosting small group travel experiences overseas and in the U.S. She earned an MBA at Simmons College in Boston, MA, and has experience in travel, marketing, photography, and community organizations.
Stephanie Jaworski. Ms. Jaworski has experience hosting local and regional group travel events in New York City and the Upstate New York region. In particular, she has extensive experience organizing travel for the Skating Club of New York. She also has business experience in owning her own fashion company and will be a Travel Host for trips and events in the Northeast U.S.