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Mountain Landscape

Our Partners

Ancient Odysseys works closely with industry advisors and partners to craft unforgettable experiential itineraries to accompany our dig expeditions  

Blue Skies

Ancient Odysseys Advisory Board

Kimberly Daley

Founder & CEO 
Daley & Company

Kimberly Daley is a business transformation leader with success executing operational and marketing growth across organizations in hospitality. 


Prior to launching Daley & Company, she served as an executive for many of the most iconic brands in travel, including as the President & CEO for MT Sobek; Senior Vice President of Sales Strategy for Pleasant Holidays and its four brands; Vice President and Managing Director of Journese; and at Abercrombie & Kent as Vice President and Senior Director of Marketing. 

Laura Mandelkorn is an adventure specialist and owner of Go Custom Travel since 2009. She scouts awe-inspiring, unique itineraries worldwide and partners with destination experts to handcraft authentic, immersive experiences. She loves hatching wild ideas, getting guests out in nature, and connected to local people. Laura is a member of the Adventure Travel Trade Association, the Adventure Travel Conservation Fund and is IATA accredited. 

Gretchen Marks

Marketing Consultant

Gretchen Marks is a Marketing executive with 30 years of experience. Avid fossil hunter, field and lab volunteer for several paleontology museums. Enthusiastic adventure traveler. 

Gabriel Fernandez is Creative Director and Marketer with wide experience in top consumer brands such as Procter & Gamble, Hewlett Packard, Nestle, Bayer, and others. His experience includes the development of strategic planning, creative campaigns, interactive marketing, sales promotion, and visual merchandising. And, he is an advocate of exploration-based travel, especially in his home country of Colombia!

Our Industry Partnerships + Memberships

Ancient Odysseys is a member of ATTA
Ancient Odysseys partners with SciStarter
Ancient Odysseys partners with Australian Geographic Travel
Ancient Odysseys partners with Dinosaur Experiences-Australia
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Ancient Odysseys partners with Crystal Travel
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