About Us

We believe in dreaming big. It’s how our company was born, and it’s what we hope to give all the students who travel with us: confidence and big ideas for the future, based on what we can learn from our journey today.

Dan Kellerd, Vice President, Health and Safety

Dan Kellerd

Vice President, Health and Safety

In his stewardship of the WorldStrides’ safety and security functions, Dan pulls together a number of key specialists within and beyond the organization to ensure that our best-in-class security and travel operations flow seamlessly at all times. He oversees our external partnerships around the world, and our own top-notch field operations teams. Devoted to educational travel for 20+ years, Dan has held executive roles in all facets of the business, including Sales, Marketing, Operations and Product Development. He has lived and worked in six countries and has safeguarded the travel experiences of students and educators in over 100 countries across the globe. Beyond WorldStrides, Dan is a respected figure in the broader educational travel community, having served on the Board of Directors and as Vice President of the Student and Youth Travel Association (SYTA), where he continues to participate in committees and on panels.