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CEO & Co-Founder
Mitch spent his formative years in Upstate NY and is a proud UC Berkeley alum (Go Bears!). His passions include rugby, reading, running, BBQ and.... traveling. Mitch previously taught English in Taiwan and considers it a second home. He's been to 40+ countries and counting!
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
Director of Strategy
Director of Partnerships
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.
Volunteered in MalaysiaRead my review!
When she's not making the website more delightful, you can find Lauren sipping boba or jamming out at Soul Cycle. Lauren studied abroad in Rome with UC Berkeley visiting almost a dozen different countries while in Europe. She also volunteered in an elephant village with GVI Chiang Mai.
Volunteered in IndiaRead my review!
Director of Content
Valerie is writer and editor both in-office and on the weekends -- when she runs a travel blog and website about space tourism. She enrolled in grad school in London and has lived in every U.S. timezone. Valerie relocated to the Berkeley office from Seattle to join the Go Overseas team.
Katy was UC Berkeley History major and now (naturally) builds websites for a living and enjoys browsing bookstores and searching for the perfect poke bowl. Katy studied abroad at the University of Cambridge with UCEAP, and has travelled to Israel, Japan, Fiji, New Zealand and all over Europe.
Jenny is a true Californian, born and raised in Northern California and Chico State alumna. While attending Chico State, she spent a semester studying abroad with USAC in Bilbao, Spain. She's an amateur photographer and lover of all things travel.
Michaela is an East Coaster who ventured West and became enthralled by the Bay Area. Outside of the office you can find Michaela camping, hiking, showcasing her lack of coordination on the soccer field, or trying master her newest interest -- slacklining.
Volunteered in Costa RicaRead my review!
Izzy is from Santa Cruz, California and likes to spend as much time as possible in or around the ocean. Her favorite activities include urban hiking, eating fruit, and camping in the redwoods. While at Pitzer College, Izzy spent a semester studying abroad in Costa Rica.
Volunteered in SwazilandRead my review!
Ben is a Maine native and recent transplant to the Bay Area. He had a formative experience studying abroad in Madrid during college, and previously worked at EF Education First in Boston, MA. When not in the office, you'll likely find Ben hiking, cooking, and talking about Maine to whoever is willing to listen.
Senior Account Manager
Alia is a Massachusetts-based artist who loves exploring new places. She has studied abroad in London at the University of the Arts London, researched photographic archives in Paris, recently road-tripped through Iceland’s incredible landscape, and is always planning her next adventure.
USA Gap Year Fairs & Special Events Coordinator
Madeline grew up in East Tennessee and studied abroad in the Netherlands where she developed a love of photography and a taste for French pastry. She’s traveled to 40 countries and, most recently, rode on a motorcycle through Central Vietnam’s mountainous coast.