Meet the Team

Tina Williams
Tina Williams

CEO & Founder

Hometown: Williamsburg, VA
Alma mater: Old Dominion University
Hobbies: Traveling, entertaining and photography
Favorite travel memory: Babymooning down the Pacific Coast Highway in Southern California
Preferred travel companions: Husband, daughter and "Nana"
Dream vacation: Anywhere there's turquoise blue water and sunshine

Tripbound’s Co-Founder and CEO, Tina balances the day-to-day operations of the business with the team’s long-term vision for the future. A graduate of Old Dominion University with a Bachelors Degree in Human Services Counseling, Tina has a unique ability to connect with Tripbound’s customer base. Her favorite place to travel with Tripbound? Orlando, Florida, where she loves to visit with her husband and young daughter, and usually a number of extended family. When she isn’t working you can find Tina managing play dates and after school activities for her 1st grader, and planning her next vacation.

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Kim Pietsch
Kim Pietsch

Operations Manager

Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA
Alma mater: University of Virginia
Hobbies: Yoga, cooking and baking
Favorite travel memory: Snorkeling in Cozumel, then having amazing margaritas off the beaten path
Preferred travel companions: My hubby
Dream vacation: Touring Italy

A graduate of the University of Virginia, Kim has been a Virginia resident her entire life. In her spare time she loves trying out new recipes and exploring all the fun things Williamsburg has to offer with her husband, toddler, and Puggle. When she gets time to herself she enjoys practicing yoga. A former wedding planner, Kim understands the value of quality customer service. Her next travel destination will be to Florida to share the Disney experience with her young son!

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Aliza Aasen
Aliza Aasen

Travel Coordinator

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Alma mater: College of Charleston
Hobbies: Wine tasting, crafting/making things I find on Pinterest, reading, and podcasts
Favorite travel memory: Looking out over the Swiss Alps in the morning and swimming in a glacial lake
Preferred travel companions: My best friend Maura and my parents
Dream vacation: Sailing along the coast of Greece and Italy

Aliza may be new to Williamsburg and the Tripbound team but you wouldn’t know it –she’s already a pro. As one of our Travel Coordinators, she’ll fill you in on all the fun facts at each destination, no matter where you’re planning on going. Aliza is a Pittsburgh native but it was at the College of Charleston where she graduated with a degree in Communications, and learned the art of southern hospitality. Aliza remembers the day she fell in love with palm trees and the day she realized the ocean was salty…both pivotal moments. Excited for her new adventure in Williamsburg, Aliza thanks her lucky stars that the beach is not too far away. Where does she hope to travel to next? New Orleans, Louisiana, bring on that seafood and jazz.

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Megan Whaley
Megan Whaley

Travel Coordinator

Hometown: Williamsburg, VA
Alma mater: Liberty University
Hobbies: Traveling, pool time with my kids, organizing, drinking wine by the fire and finding great deals
Favorite travel memory: My honeymoon to Walt Disney World
Preferred travel companions: My husband, kids and best gal pals
Dream vacation: All-inclusive resort in the Bahamas

Megan is a California girl, although she has lived in Williamsburg almost her entire life. She is a graduate of Liberty University where she studied Business Finance. Providing excellent customer service is a huge priority to Megan, and she brings more than 10 years of customer service experience to the Tripbound team. In her free time, Megan enjoys trips to the beach and spending time with her husband, two children, and dog Lucy. She also enjoys drinking coffee, organizing, and finding awesome shopping deals. Megan's travel wish list includes a trip to Hawaii and exploring the mountains in Colorado.

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Coral Jamieson
Coral Jamieson

Travel Coordinator

Hometown: Williamsburg, VA
Alma mater: University of Florida
Hobbies: Snowboarding and scuba diving
Favorite travel memory: Swimming with sea lions in the Galapagos Islands
Preferred travel companions: My fiancee Chris
Dream vacation: Backpacking through Southeast Asia

Coral, an avid traveler herself, is a graduate of the University of Florida and joins the team of travel coordinators at Tripbound. Having visited 38 countries to date, writing about those experiences in her personal blog, she looks forward to sharing her passion for exploration with each family that comes her way. In her free time, you can catch her reading, playing with her pitbull Bailey, and cheering on the Florida Gators! And, up next on her getaway bucket list? Park City, Utah, as she enjoys to ski out west.

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Hannah Chapman
Hannah Chapman

Administrative Support

Hometown: Williamsburg, VA
Alma mater: Virginia Commonwealth University
Hobbies: Baking, organization/labeling, and shopping for any & all things baby
Favorite travel memory: NYE 2016 at Walt Disney World with my husband and daughter
Preferred travel companions: Husband, daughter and wine
Dream vacation: A week in Mykonos

Hannah, a Williamsburg native through and through, recently rejoined the Tripbound team after taking some down time to plan and execute both (yes, two) of her weddings to her husband and to welcome the birth of their daughter last summer. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication from Virginia Commonwealth University and enjoys interacting with and assisting owners and travelers alike as well as getting her feet wet with new product development. When she's not working, changing dirty diapers, singing the theme song to PAW Patrol or coupling her husband’s mismatched socks, she takes pleasure in baking, binge-watching old Jeopardy episodes and spending time in the great outdoors with her family. Hannah has her eye on Tripbound's WorldMark West Yellowstone for her next family adventure.

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Nicki Brokaw
Nicki Brokaw

Customer Support

Hometown: Louisville, CO
Alma mater: University of Colorado Boulder
Hobbies: Working out, hiking, reading, shopping and puzzles
Favorite travel memory: Seeing the black sand beaches in Maui
Preferred travel companions: My husband, kids and parents
Dream vacation: Ireland

Nicki is a Colorado native, but has had the opportunity to travel often as a military family. Having earned an undergraduate chemistry degree with a minor in biochemistry, and a Master’s in Teaching, she brings a wealth of problem-solving and critical thinking skills to the administrative and customer support team at Tripbound. In her spare time, you can find her exploring Colonial Williamsburg with her family, visiting the numerous parks around town, or working out. She also enjoys solving puzzles and reading to exercise her mind. Next up on her getaway list? Taking her kids to Disney World and escaping with her husband to St. Maarten.

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