Senior Vice President and General Manager, K12 International
Rich Beekman oversees the K12 international division, supporting educational tours for American groups all over the world. He is fueled by a personal belief that it is critically important that students gain experiences and understanding outside their own borders, and began living that credo as one of the first employees at Explorica, a division of WorldStrides, nearly 20 years ago.
Still actively managing accounts for teachers, Rich understands what educators need in a travel partner. He ensures that this understanding is shared amongst his team, empowering them to act upon feedback for continual improvement. A New Jersey native, Rich made the move to the Boston area to attend Boston College, where he earned a BA, and lives there today with his wife and two children.