Meet the New Members!

Traveling Stories would like to introduce all of our supporters to the newest members of our organization!

We have been lucky enough to recently grow by two team members and several board members.

Traveling Stories is so fortunate to have such an amazing team!

New Team Members

Chase Spears – Marketing Intern

Chase Spears is a 1st year sociology student at San Diego University. It is her goal to pursue a career that allows her to give back to those in need while traveling the world!

Julie Behrens – Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator Intern

Julie Behrens is a graduate of Rio Salado College, and a dedicated volunteer to the community. Her favorite book is Are You My Mother? by P. D. Eastman.


New Board Members

Kelly Abbott – Board Member, CEO at Great Jones Street

Kelly Abbott is a serial entrepreneur, building software and establishing companies. His latest venture is Great Jones Street, an app where readers can discover the world of short fiction.

Eric Zebold – Board Member, Regional Nonprofit Consultant – TriNet

Eric Zebold is a Regional Business Consultant for TriNet, a company that provides much needed HR-related services to small businesses on an outsourced basis. Eric’s favorite book is The Pillars of Earth by Ken Follet.


Windus Fernandez – Board Member, VP of Investments at Trilogy Financial

Windus Fernandez holds a BA in International Relations and a minor in Peace and Justice Conflict Resolution of the Asian Region. She is extremely dedicated to keeping her clients focused on reaching their financial goals.

Michael Lawrence – Board Member, Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley

Michael Lawrence is a graduate of San Diego City College. Michael currently uses his sales and marketing expertise serving as a Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley.


Jay Robinson-Duff III, CFA – Board Member, Vice President at First American Trust, FSB

Jay Robinson-Duff III brings over 30 years of experience in investments serving high-net-worth and institutional clients. He is part of a team that collaborates with families and institutions to help preserve, protect and grow their wealth to focus on family, business and philanthropic priorities.

You can learn more about our additional team members by vising the TEAM section of our website!

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