Ron Oyer President of Life Journeys, has been in the travel business for the past 30 years. His specialty is creating custom group tours and programs throughout the world. Involved from marketing and advertising to escorting our groups, his commitment is to help each client achieve their personal goals and corporate objectives. For the past 20 years Ron has concentrated on “Metaphysical New Age and Motivational” tours and cruises for a number of high profile celebrities and noted authors and organizations such as Abraham-Hicks, Hay House Publishing Co., James Van Praagh, Dr. Brian Weiss, and the late Dr. Wayne Dyer. He has organized a wide range of special interest tours, along with corporate incentive trips. In addition, Ron has developed weekend regional conferences and customized retreats that host up to 1,400 attendees. Ron offers the most compelling and innovative programs to suit every message and every encounter. His pursuit of excellence has made him a leader and pioneer in his field. Ron has a love for photography, music, and enjoys experiencing different cultures from around the world.
A seasoned professional with a keen eye for marketing and promotions, Ibis has been in client relations, production and marketing for 22 years. She worked for HBO television for 15 years as Director of Affiliate Sales and Marketing. There she produced award winning commercials and acquisition campaigns for both HBO and Cinemax. After 16 years with HBO, Ibis was promoted to Vice President of Marketing for Time Warner Communications Southwest Division – the 5th largest in the US. Her roster of clients has included heads of cable television companies, CEO’s of major production studios and well-known celebrities. She was the first to promote Oscar de la Hoya shortly following his Olympic wins and produced the world premiere of the HBO Original “From Earth to the Moon” at NASA, in Houston Texas. Volunteering her time to raise millions for HIV/AIDS research, Ibis devoted 7 successful years to producing “The Black Tie Dinner”. This prestigious event was the most attended dinner in the US. Ibis is a world traveler, speaks 3 languages and loves to sing.
Karen combines her years of management experience with her love of travel to ensure happy travelers and seamless planning for Life Journeys. After years in a more corporate environment, she happily wears all hats now and dreams of her next trip to “the most foreign place she has ever been”. Karen is a native Californian, speaks two languages and spends as much time as she can in the ocean with her husband.
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Toni has a multifaceted background in customer service, marketing, event planning and travel. In her own words . . .
“I have the best job ever!
It incorporates my love of travel and working with spiritually enlightened people, brilliant authors and teachers”.
Antoinette moved to California recently from colorful Colorado. She has worked for major insurance companies as well as non-profit organizations in their customer service department. With over 20 years of customer service experience, Antoinette brings a welcome voice, a smiling face and a listening ear.
Cindy Jimenez, Event Agent
Cindy developed her passion for helping others while studying for her bachelor’s degree in sociology. Her fascination with human behavior and society feeds her desire to travel the world. This combination of altruism and wanderlust has helped her succeed in customer service within the travel industry.. In her free time, Cindy loves to lift weights, play with dogs, and bake her mouth-watering chocolate chip cookies.
Heather Zechiel, Administrative Assistant
Heather’s customer service and event planning experience serve her well in our busy office. Her passion for exploring has led her to 14 countries so far, and she hopes to see many more. She loves reading and the outdoors, and goes hiking with her husband whenever she can.