Founding Donors

We gratefully acknowledge the following donors who, through their generous financial support, have made the mission of sending 1,000,000 kids on life changing trips a reality.

We are forever grateful for their support and for sharing in the vision of Send a Student Leader Abroad before our first student took flight.

No "them" - only "us".

Jennifer Sullivan

Charlotte, NC

Jennifer is a Charlotte native who graduated from UNCC with a Masters of Accountancy. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Personal Financial Specialist. After starting her career at a small firm 2007, Jennifer purchased the firm in 2017. She and her husband, Chuck, have two children. They enjoy camping and being outdoors.

Ken Smith

Charlotte, NC

Ken is the President and General Contractor for Banister Homes, Inc. An established custom builder specializing in new homes and dramatic renovations in historic Charlotte neighborhoods. Banister Homes takes pride in projects that fit seamlessly into historic neighborhoods while keeping the modern conveniences that make homes livable today.

Jason James

Charlotte, NC

Jason is a founding partner at JDLaw Carolinas. He has a focused law practice offering extensive experience in Construction Litigation, Commercial and Buinsess Tort litigation. A Superior Court Certified Mediator, he has conducted over 3000 mediations since 2008. Jason is a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals and was named a Best Attorney in America in 2023.

Amber Vilhauer

Windsor, CO

Jay Wong

Toronto, Canada

Jill Hiers, CTA, ACC

Clinton MS

Alissa McDonald

Charlotte, NC

Elizabeth Santos-McClure

Hartford, CT

Ted Hale

Atlanta, GA

Darby Days

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

James Bowen

Bali, Indonesia

Mel Harris

Los Angeles, CA

Nick and Kelly Amatuzzo

Jamestown, NY

Ian and Kayla Smolenski

Luna Pier, MI

Betty McCollum

Temperance, MI

Lydia Wazir

Vienna, Austria

Carlos J Viquez and Liza Barroso

Charlotte, NC

Alexi Barroso

Charlotte, NC

West Weemhoff

Charlotte, NC

Bulk orders of 10, 30, or 100+ books will place your name among a very special list of Founding Donors which will be displayed proudly here.

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