Lauren Jacob is president, and a principal of Reid Travel, along with Bill and Pat Jacob. She joined the family business in 2007 after a distinguished career in business in Washington, New York and Philadelphia. Lauren worked in retail for 10 years and then moved to retail systems management/software responsible for systems implementation. She founded and headed her own consulting company until she and her partners sold it in 2006. Always an avid traveler, Lauren has personally visited 45 countries in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
Lauren received a Bachelors of Arts from Trinity College in Washington, D.C.
Certifications Certified Travel Consultant (CTC), Accredited Cruise Counselor (ACC)
Wood joined Reid Travel in 1989 after years of experience in the volunteer/non-profit world in the mid-South. Her experience in human relations and travel has enabled her to become an asset to her clients' travel planning.
She earned her B.A. degree from Vanderbilt University.
Joan joined the Reid Travel team in 2015 after being with Silversea Cruises for 14 years and prior to that owned her own full service travel agency for 15 years.
Joan's in-dpeth knowledge of luxury cruising and the travel industry is a great asset to our Reid Travel team!
Janet joined the Reid Travel team in 2008 after 15 years with AAA Travel. Janet's continuous personal travel experiences and educational travel courses equip her to make excellent travel suggestions and curate the most incredible trips. Janet creates beautiful itineraries for you to love while traveling but also have every detail at the touch of your fingertips via the exclusive Reid Travel Pocket Travel Consultant App. She enjoys making clients dream vacations come true, no request is too small.
Jim joined the Reid Travel team in 2013 after his first venture into the industry began with an agency in Boston, MA, where he received a well-rounded education in all aspects of travel agency business. After several years and feeling the need for a different perspective, Jim became a flight attendant for US Airways, traveling extensively for 15 years throughout the US and Canada, Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Family ties brought him to South Florida where he's come full circle. Aside from cruising, his special expertise is his in-depth knowledge of domestic travel. Jim is a great asset to the Reid Team!