Kat joined JCPT in 2011 and brought with her, vast experience in the travel & tourism industry. She spent 3 years working as a travel consultant for a San Diego-based travel store that specialized in independent European travel. She also has more than 10 years of experience with Marriott Hotels at four different properties and in nearly every department including front desk, concierge, reservations, transportation, room service, and housekeeping. She has traveled to Europe several times, most recently living/working in Italy for three months. She has been a participant on four JCPT trips so far – to Guatemala, Oaxaca (Mexico) and Peru with Jim and to the Philippines with Karl. Her current camera of choice is her iPhone 14 Pro.