Executive Vice President
Fred O’Connor joined WorldStrides in 2001 with the desire to contribute his time and energy to an organization with a meaningful mission. As the son of two educators, Fred appreciates how WorldStrides’ travel programs not only enrich the lives of students, but also benefit teachers.
He enjoys working with others who have dedicated their talents to providing such outstanding travel programs. Prior to joining WorldStrides, Fred spent 15 years in technology sales and marketing and five years as a college football coach. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Catholic University, where he played football. Fred lives in Charlottesville, Virginia, with his wife and their two children. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling to destinations with historic significance.