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The staff at The Travel Academy brings decades of experience in the travel & tourism industry! These uniquely experienced staff and instructors are here to provide assistance and guidance to our students to excel in their travel career dreams! 


Curt Armstrong-  President & Owner


Cindy Nichols- Education Director


Peggy Hinsch- Flight Attendant & Career Development Instructor


Sheila Dahl- Travel Agent Instructor


Julie Povolny- Travel Career Instructor


TJ Bang- Placement Director


Kim Patzner- Accounting


Office Manager


Katelynn Brooks- Housing & Transportation Coordinator


Greg Brooks- Apartment Monitor


Michael Cassell- Admissions Representative


Jeff Bernett- Digital Marketing Strategist


Lynn Van Ort- Flight Attendant Instructor


Abby Meyer- Admissions Representative