Tammy Bainter

Tour Director Manager

Learn how our team works together behind the scenes to provide exceptional travel experiences.

Meet Tammy

A passion for customer service is what drives Tammy, as she manages the tour director department at BRT. A ten-year veteran of the Walt Disney World Company and co-owner of a customer service training/mystery shopping company, she joined BRT to recruit and hire the perfect talent to lead tours and wow clients. For Tammy, the best part of her job is building lasting relationships with tour directors — she works hard to make sure they feel like they’re part of the BRT family, knowing that these relationships lay the foundation for amazing experiences for clients and their students.

Tammy Bainter

Tammy Bainter

Tour Director Manager

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My favorite travel memory

My favorite travel memory is the first time I visited Walt Disney World as a college student. That visit gave me the inspiration to make working at Walt Disney World a reality and a career for ten years. This experience was the basis for building upon my innate passion for providing exceptional service to clients and co-workers alike.

My hobbies and pastimes

When I am not working my “real” job, I enjoy baking. I love making anything sweet and making that a special part of many types of celebrations — birthdays, weddings, baby showers, school parties, etc. When I’m not in the kitchen, during the summer, my family and I spend as much time as possible outdoors, enjoying lake living. My two boys love to fish, swim, wakeboard, etc. I just love watching them grow up on water — it is such a fun childhood for them!

My favorite travel destination

My husband and I love to cruise. I especially like traveling to warm destinations, as it is nice to escape the chilly temps of Michigan every once in a while.


The personal touches that BRT provides. Your company gets to know the people they work with. I have never felt like a "number" with BRT.

Leslie Schmidt
Columbia Central Junior High School
Class Trip, DC Tour


I appreciated the flexibility Bob Rogers showed us with the billing and various payments we had to make. We thought we were adding more and ended up not but you were great about giving us extra time to work out what we needed to on our end.

Loraine Wistrom
Plum Grove Junior High School
Band, Chicago Tour


BRT is always on top of all details. Even when something has slipped through the cracks, changed, or something unexpected comes up, BRT is flexible enough to make the changes needed to make everything right. We have always been so well taken care of and the personal attention is what makes your company special.

Dameon Place
Pella Community High School
Band, Orlando Tour


This was my 5th trip with Bob Rogers, and I appreciate the professionalism and also the willingness to work with me and my students to make each trip the very best it can be.

Trey Jacobs
Nashville School of the Arts
Choir, Atlanta & Tuscaloosa Tour


You make the process so easy - step-by-step of what needs to be done, guidance along the way, available (and quick) to respond to questions and making me feel like me and my students are your priority.

Beth Vaughn
Bowling Green High School
Choir, New York City Tour


The quality of service that you provided us with was second to none. The organization and communication were exceptional and we always felt we were in “the loop” on things both before and during the trip.

Bob Mecozzi
Amos Alonzo Stagg High School
Band, Orlando Tour


BRT hands down has been the absolute best travel company I have worked with in my 18 years in education. My interactions with BRT have always been so much more than just traveling from one destination to another...the focus has always been on people and providing them with experiences of a lifetime.

Barry Houser
University of Illinois
Band, Ireland Tour


From the scheduling, to planning, to overseeing, to leading, to customer service, everyone involved was courteous, prompt, and hospitable. Everyone did their jobs well and turned the trip experience into something better than we had anticipated.

David Dvorak
Lakewood Middle School
Band, Nashville Tour


Very Organized - even when problems develop. We've gone on enough trips with Bob Rogers to know how BRT operates - always first class, always prepared.

Joe Carl
Sumner High School
Band, Los Angeles Tour


The whole BRT team was extremely attentive, accommodating and reliable. Every detail was attended to and my stress level the entire trip was at an all-time low.

Joel Vanderheyden
Jefferson College
Band, New Orleans Tour

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