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Meet Our Staff

Untours staff are a uniquely wonderful breed of culturists!

Not only are we incontrovertibly mad about the customs and traditions of each one of our Untours locations, we sincerely appreciate the profound effect culture plays in our lives. Each day, we aim to infuse our cultural experiences into everything we do.

As a group, we all agree that the concept of social responsibility guides our business direction and informs our personal decisions. Whether it's the type of foods we purchase or the travel methods we select, Untours staff live a socially responsible life and have chosen to work at Untours because the company shares our ideals.

We would love to tell you more about ourselves, so please continue down the page to learn more.

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Brian Taussig-Lux

President
It's not just the travel, but the love and respect I have for Hal's legacy and his values that keeps me at Untours. Working at Untours has given me an opportunity to continue his mission and create a company that makes a positive difference in the world.
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Elizabeth Killough

Co-CEO - Untours Foundation
I share Hal Taussig's passions for ending poverty, riding bikes, treasuring great books, and discovering just the right films on Netflix, so I joined him at the Untours Foundation over a decade ago.
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Ellen Peters

Accounting Director
Above and beyond the travel perks, I'm thrilled to be working at Untours because of the philosophy of the company and of the owners, Hal and Norma Taussig.
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Julie Siebel

IT Director
In my limited spare time I write and I cook. Someday I would love to visit Nafplio or Tuscany, or just about anywhere Untours travels, and eat my way across Europe!
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Jonathan Coleman

Co-CEO - Untours Foundation
I live for thoughtful travel, which is why, in addition to my work for the Untours Foundation, I run a small tour company with my wife. I have worked and lived all over the world and bring that experience to my work.
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Dodge Amaral

Program Director
France, London, Spain, Portugal
Paris will always be my favorite haunt, because as much as you think you know or have seen, there’s likely a surprise to be enjoyed just around the corner!
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Cathrin Baumbach

Program Director
Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Ireland, Scotland, Greece, E. Europe
I greatly enjoy the diversity of my responsibilities at Untours, the company's values, and the opportunity to connect with people from other cultures.
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Dee McConnell

Coordinator - Untours Ventures and Cruises
I enjoy the variety in what I do. Whether I am taking care of our Swiss Untourists, or selling a cruise, I enjoy the different hats I wear.
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Amber Martin

Program Director - Italy
I discovered Italy through art and continue to feel at home in Rome and Florence, even without a paintbrush.
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