PO Box 128, Travelers Rest, SC 29690
Local: 864-834-5604 / Fax: 864-834-7104 
 


 


Member since 1999!

Donna Sulligan grew up in Laurens, SC.  She owned and operated her own household cleaning service in the Upstate area for 15 years before she began her career with Blue Ridge Tours in late 2006. As co-owner and Vice President, Donna assumes the duties of overseeing the day to day operations in the office. Donna became dual cross-trained to coordinate school tours and to serve as a tour director for various groups during the year. Donna enjoys cultivating relationships with our teachers as well as providing excellent customer service. Donna is an accomplished singer/songwriter and loves to sing karaoke. She also enjoys traveling with her husband, Steve. Together, Steve and Donna have visited over 50 countries and 6 continents. Donna has two children, a son Jason and a daughter Ashely. You can contact Donna at donnasulligan@charter.net.

Adrienne Carci started as Blue Ridge Tour’s Executive Administrative Assistant in May 2014. As Executive Assistant her duties entail coordinating and planning fun, exciting tours for local school and adult groups, as well as processing all the incoming account receivables for our accounting department. Adrienne graduated from Greenville Technical College with an Associates in Human Services, then with a Bachelor in Social Work from Limestone College. Before joining the Blue Ridge Tours family, she worked as an HR Generalist, and more recently as a Social Worker. Adrienne grew up in Greenville and is still currently living there with her three rescued Pit Bulls, Bella, Brooklyn, and Pootie. Aside from her fur babies, she enjoys getting together with friends, visiting beautiful downtown Greenville, rescuing and rehoming dogs, photography, and traveling. She loves working with teachers, vendors, and the other office staff in helping people gain as much travel experience as they can. Adrienne can be contacted at AdrienneCarci@charter.net.

Emily Hautamaki was raised in Duncan, SC. She attended school in Spartanburg County District 5, and was a member of the James F. Byrnes High School Rebel Regiment. Emily graduated from North Greenville Universty in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with concentrations in Spanish and Marketing. She is currently enrolled in the Masters of Marriage and Family Therapy program at Converse College. When not working, studying, or singing in her church choir, she enjoys travel, reading, scrapbooking, and spending time with friends and family. Emily also has two kittens, Marius and Cosette, who keep her busy and entertained. Emily joined the Blue Ridge Tours team in January 2012 as an administrative assistant, tour coordinator, and marketing director. She loves working with teachers and planning trips! You can contact her by email at emily_h@charter.net.

 

Blue Ridge Tours welcomed Melissa Brown as Director of Marketing and as a Tour Coordinator in May, 2014. As the Marketing Director she focuses on projects that get Blue Ridge Tours's name out in the community. She also excels in making strong personal connections with local schools and travel groups.  As a tour coordinator, Melissa helps to plan exciting and educational trips for students and adult groups. Melissa graduated from USC with an Associates in Human Resources and with a Bachelor in Business. Before joining Blue Ridge Tours, Melissa worked in the banking industry for 8 years. Melissa grew up in Blue Ridge, SC and currently lives there with her three dogs Maksim, Dixie, and Sadie. Melissa is an avid skydiver, a scuba diver, an outdoor enthusiast, and all around adrenaline junkie. Melissa loves working with students and teachers and gets real enjoyment out of seeing her groups travel to new places and see new things. Melissa can be reached at Melissa_Brown@charter.net