The Team Behind Go Overseas
CEO & Co-Founder
Mitch spent his formative years in in Upstate NY and is a proud UC Berkeley alum (Go Bears!). His passions include rugby, reading, running, BBQ and.... traveling. He's happy to chat big ideas, entrepreneurship, politics or philosophy with anyone!
Mitch previously taught English in Taiwan and considers it a 2nd home. He's been to 40+ countries and counting and believes passionately that meaningful travel & cultural exchange > cruises and beach vacations (take a trip not a vacation!).
CTO & Co-Founder
After graduating with a degree in Art History, Andrew decided to throw caution to the wind and teach English abroad in Taiwan. This turned out to be one of the best decisions he's ever made, because it was there where he met Mitch and together they founded Go Overseas.
COO & Co-Founder
Tucker is a Sonoma native, Hamilton alum, and proud co-founder of Go Overseas. His passions include cheese, running, and....traveling.
Marketing & Special Projects Director
Among other adventures, Mandi has studied in Rome, volunteered in India, and lived in Tanzania. She is a book lover, avid outdoorswoman and insatiable traveler.
Partner Success Director
Anna has California roots but grew up in the Midwest. When not at her desk, you'll find Anna on a weekend roadtrip, a scenic hike or eating where Yelp tells her to.
Anna lived & studied in a castle in England, completed a maymester in South Africa and worked as a study abroad advisor at St. Cloud State University. So far during her time at Go Overseas, Anna has spent time with Connect-123, Global Experiences and The Intern Group in Spain.
Business Development Manager
Southern Marylander gone rouge, Mallory moved to Berkeley via London after a stint in Washington DC. She is an avid ultimate frisbee player and wanna be foodie.
Integrative biology major Lauren keeps the Go Overseas site beautiful, and the Go Overseas team well fed (Best Baker Award 2016). When she's not making the website more delightful, you can find her sipping boba or jamming out to mashups at Soul Cycle.
Lauren studied abroad in Rome with UC Berkeley visiting almost a dozen different countries while in Europe.
Partner Growth Manager
Isaiah has worked in education abroad since 2009, and is passionate about Eastern philosophy, experimental music, and cultural explorations of all kinds. He is an alum and former "road warrior" of Semester at Sea.
Joanna is a Bay Area native, returned Peace Corps volunteer and high school lacrosse coach. Her most recent hobby is boxing, and she (obviously) loves to travel.
Joanna has studied abroad in Viterbo Italy through USAC and worked in community development in The Gambia with Peace Corps.
Valerie is a Seattle-based travel writer and editor who spent most of the last year slow traveling through Europe. She studied abroad during graduate school, and has since continued to make regular international trips.
Full Stack Developer
Go Overseas' Columnists
A former NYC management consultant turned legal nomad, Elaina Giolando writes about the intersection of career, life, and travel for today's 20-somethings. She currently works as an international project manager and has traveled to over 50 countries and 6 continents for both work and play.
A California native, Lauren Salisbury has found the best way to get to know a region of the world is to live there, and with that in mind has worked in four countries, including the United States, Australia, Spain and Costa Rica.
Volunteer Abroad | Latin America
Natalie has made appearances in 16 different countries to date. Her favorite is definitely Colombia, where she spent 3.5 years ogling mountains on a daily basis, eating an overwhelming amount of arepas and working with human rights organizations.
Traveler, blogger and serial expat, Richelle has been living and working in China for the last four years. From high school English teacher to college admissions consultant, Richelle has tried her hand at many different jobs in China. For more of Richelle's crazy misadventures, check out her blog.
Blog: Adventures Around Asia
Natasha is a Dubai-based travel writer and photographer who likes to explore the world in cultures, cuisines, and hiking trails and write about it all on her blog.
Blog: The Boho Chica
OLIVIA CHRISTINE PEREZ
Olivia Christine Perez is a travel writer, photography enthusiast, and backpacking guru. With over 30 countries under her belt, she has received top accolades for her blog, including being named one of Huffington Post's 10 Inspirational Bloggers to Follow Now.
Blog: O Christine