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Staff Spotlight: Ryan T.

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Everyone, meet Ryan! He’s probably been working for us a little too long, but we like him so, we keep him around.  Read on to find out a little more about him.



What is your position/title at GradCity? 

Operations & Customer Service Manager

Where are you originally from?

St. Joseph, Michigan… a small town located on Lake Michigan

Where did you go to high school school?

St. Joseph High School (MI)

What’s the best part of your job?

I like knowing that most of our students will look back on our trips as one of the greatest weeks of their lives.

What’s your favorite Spring Break/ Graduation Trip destination and why?

Cancun, because it is the one destination that has something for everyone.  Between the beaches, high end resorts, excursions, and nightlife, all bases are covered for an amazing Spring Break.

What’s something interesting about you/ makes you different from the rest of the GradCity family?

I am the only current employee within the company that started as a campus rep, campus manager, onsite staff, and then full time.

What is your favorite movie quote?

“Worrying is like a rocking chair.  It will give you something to do, but it doesn’t get you anywhere.” –  Van Wilder

What are your hobbies?

I enjoy football, golf, and travel

Who is your favorite DJ/music artist?

I have to say DJ Wyatt, DJ Tee Cee, and Drake.  They all draw similar crowds.

What is your favorite high school memory?

Having no bills to pay.  (AMEN.)

What is your favorite thing about traveling?

Travel is the only thing you can buy that makes you richer.

Did you travel with GradCity or StudentCity when you were in school? Where did you go and what was the best part?

Did I travel with GCC or SCC in school = Yes, traveled to Cabo San Lucas with SCC when I was a campus manager.  The best part was being VIP on the trip, because SCC set up tables for my group every night in the clubs.