Our Team

We believe that the only way to offer truly great trips is to ensure that our team are true destination experts. Unlike many large travel companies, our team is solely focused on this region of the world, ensuring that each trip is created with an insider’s knowledge of the destination. Each member of our team has storied histories in Scandinavia and know the best hotels, restaurants, activities, and hidden gems to visit on your trip.

When you plan a trip with Scandinavian Travel, you’ll understand that our team has flown, driven, biked, sailed, railed, eaten, and experienced our way around every inch of Scandinavia, and we’re dedicated to bringing you the best experiences of each!

Let our team do the work and plan your vacation: from booking flights and accommodations to all the small details, we’ll make this vacation a truly memorable one!

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Tom Casey, President

Passionate about custom travel and creating unique travel experiences for his clients, Tom founded Scandinavian Travel's sister company, Old Sod Travel. Tom is a longtime expert on travel and has explored many regions of Scandinavia—including Norway, Iceland, and the Faroe Islands. He is dedicated to creating unique and memorable experiences for groups, families and couples from around the world.


Kelly Purnell, Sales Executive

Kelly's love of travel begin in high school, after being involved with an international exchange program, both as a host family and as a student abroad to Finland. She's loves people and detailed planning, a perfect combination to create a trip of a lifetime!

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Katheriona Dowling, Managing Director

An Irish native, Katheriona joined Old Sod Travel in 2016 and recently took over as Director of Operations for both Old Sod Travel and Scandinavian Travel. She ensures that every traveler finds the itinerary that fits their individual needs and ensures a world-class experience! Katheriona and her family continue to return home to Ireland to visit family and explore their beautiful island. When not traveling or at her desk, Katheriona can be found on the tennis court, pounding the pavement, or, most likely, driving her kids to sports.


Becca Peirce, Sales Manager

Becca is enthusiastic about planning and creating memorable experiences. Her love of travel combined with her attention to detail and connection with her clients helps create a trip of a lifetime.


MaryAnn Callaghan, Trip Manager

MaryAnn has travelled extensively in Europe beginning in High School with summer trips abroad, study abroad programs in college and many trips since.  Travel is one of her true passions and she brings that enthusiasm to you and your fellow travelers while creating extraordinary experiences. She loves adventure, the outdoors and good wine and can't wait to get started planning your next trip!


Marie Sokoloff, Sales Executive

Marie’s military ties have had her traveling all over the world for over 45 years!  She lived in Europe for almost 10 years and although her German vocabulary has lessened, she can still order a bratwurst, a beer and shop without hesitancy speaking in the native tongue of Bavaria!  Marie’s interests include playing tennis and boating; and having studied classical piano, she appreciates all genres of music!  Marie’s love for adventure and her willingness to share her enthusiasm for travel is the perfect catalyst to start planning your next excursion!