Our resources and support team includes accounting, marketing and office management personnel

Laurie McLaughlin

Vice President of Customer Services

Worked at Holbrook travel since: 1987
3 words that describe me Loud, Caring, Late : )

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Laurie holds bachelor's degrees in general business administration and physical education from Mississippi State University. She has been to many places in the world, and while traveling she has been known to accidentally drive on the wrong side of the road, nearly giving her co-workers mini heart attacks.When she's not at the office, you're most likely to find Laurie playing tennis or spending time with her great nieces and nephews.

David Bruck

Chief Financial Officer

Worked at Holbrook travel since: 1991
Listening to: Sports radio

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David joined Holbrook in February of 1991 as part of the budding accounting department under the direction of Giovanna Holbrook. Over the years, David’s talent and contribution earned him the role of Chief Financial Officer. Under Holbrook’s umbrella, David earned an MBA from the University of Florida. David is in charge of the company’s fiscal management for corporate strategy of growth and solvency. David has visited Chile, Costa Rica, Mexico, Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands.

Hannah Sanchez


Worked at Holbrook travel since: 2014
Can't live without: Ice cream

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Hannah has a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Florida. She started at Holbrook as receptionist and was later promoted to the accounting department. Hannah has traveled to Costa Rica and looks forward to future opportunities to go new places and see new things. In her free time she likes to go camping, spend time with her family, and read books about math. She is also an amateur artist and enjoys drawing with colored pencils and painting with watercolors. 

Lindsay Taulbee

Marketing Director

Worked at Holbrook travel since: 2012
Can't live without: Coffee

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Lindsay first joined the Holbrook Travel marketing team in 2012. Her current role as Marketing Director allows her to combine her background in marketing and journalism with her love for travel, nature, and world cultures. She particularly enjoys sharing travelers’ stories and experiences with the wider Holbrook community. In her free time, Lindsay can be found reading, cooking, and spending time outdoors. Her travels have taken her to more than a dozen countries so far; next on her list is Iceland!

Zachary Clark

Marketing Communications Coordinator

Worked at Holbrook travel since: 2022
Cant live without: Caffeine

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Zachary graduated from the University of Florida with degrees in economics and marketing. His background is in digital and social media marketing. He grew up in Fort Myers, FL and has lived in Gainesville, FL ever since coming here for college. In his free time he likes to cook, watch movies, and play with his cat.

Daniel Kowacz

I.T. Director

Worked at Holbrook travel since: 1997
Dream Jeopardy category: Pittsburgh Steelers

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Daniel studied at the University of Florida Continuing Education and New Horizons, and has certifications in programming, database management, software, hardware, and networking. Daniel's most memorable travel experience was donating fishing poles and tackle to the local kids in Honduras and teaching them how to fish with them.