Craig is a 25-year travel industry veteran and globe trotter. He earned a multidisciplinary degree in International Studies (economics, political science, foreign language) from Michigan State University with overseas study programs in France and Japan. Craig launched his tourism career in retail travel agencies, quickly advancing to branch management. From there he transitioned to airline customer service before moving into sales management for a major US airline. Craig’s sense of adventure then led him to Taiwan where he used his language interest and management experience to teach EFL and provide management consulting to executives in global companies of various industries.
Craig’s love of cycling finally brought him to his current home, Cambodia, where he managed sales for a local bike tour operator but was then deeply moved by the work being done by Phare and chose to run away with the circus. Craig also has a keen interest in health and fitness and earned two fitness training certifications.