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The SYTA Youth Foundation (SYF) programs and services wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of its partners. With the continued support of its sponsors, SYF has awarded over $936,000 in cash scholarships and travel experiences that have directly impacted over 3,500 student travelers in need.

The SYF Board of Trustees thanks the following individuals and corporate partners for supporting the SYTA Youth Foundation's mission!



  • Silver Circle
  • Cedar Fair Entertainment • Cindy Thomas • Forum Music Festivals •  Givenik.com • Global Travel Alliance, Inc. •  Leah Chandler • Mike Clark, ECE Travel •  Music USA Festivals • PhotoVision, Inc. • Roller Coaster Races • Sherry & Mike Mazzarisi • SYTA Annual Conference Splash & Dash
  • Donor
  • Andy Davidson • Sherry & Michael Mazzarisi • Tour Operators Appreciation - Event Sponsors of Central Florida • Milita Hoffman


  • Wingmen
  • Alex Urdaneta, Viajes A Plus Inc. • Amie Shuler, Group Travel Network • Amy Charles, Serendipity Media • Andrew Moran, Music Travel Consultants • Andy Davidson, Masterpiece Tours •  Anna Karnowski, New York Water Taxi Circle Line Downtown • Barbara McCormack, Newseum • Bill Caldwell, Caldwell & Company • Bob Cline, US Tours, Inc. • Bob Hofmann, Broadway Inbound • Brad Rosenbaum, Hemisphere Educational Travel • Bruce Rickert, Peak Performance Tours • Bryan Cole, Super Holiday Tours • Carol Torricelli • Carylann Assante, Student & Youth Travel Association • Cathleen Johnson, Percepture Travel • Chuck Koester, Student Adventures • Cindy Brown, Boston Duck Tours • Coleman Smith, Landmark Tour & Travel • Colleen Laird, Universal Orlando Resort • Corinne Grubar, Good News Tour & Travel, Inc. • Dan Kellerd, Explorica • Debi Barr, Dance the Magic! • DeeAnee Linton, Huddletrip, LLC • Donna Adam, Educational Tours, Inc. (Holt, MI) • Eric Gordon, Beyond Times Square • Eric Liedholm, School Tours of America • Eric Marshall, Universal Orlando Resort • Ethan Screnock, Fly My Group Inc • Fabio Monterio, Blue Man Group • Fred Dixon, NYC & Company • Hard Rock Cafe • Greg Dotson, Merlin Entertainments • Greg Jones, Group Tour Media • Greg Takehara, Trip Mate, Inc. • Jeff Lilley, Group Travel Network • Jennifer Oshiro, Blue Man Group • Jo-Ann Moltz, Universal Orlando Resort • Joe Tropia, Blue Man Group • John Marshall, Top of the Rock Observation Deck • John Temple, Temple and Temple Tours TNT Inc • Jonathan Elkoubi, Ripley's Believe It or Not! New York • Justin Shuler, Group Travel Network • Kara Mihalevich, Adventure Student Travel • Karla Tomaszewski, Kaleidoscope Adventures Inc • Kasie Smith, Serendipity Media • Kaycee Sanford, Group Travel Network • Kelly Story, Blue Man Group Universal Orlando • Krissy Beal, Blue Man Group • Kristen Doss, Blue Man Group • Liz Gilbert, Entertainment Cruises • Lou Repassy, Universal Orlando Resort • Mariana Vilchez, Comfort Inn University Center • Melissa Klein, Blue Man Group • Meetings Management Group (MMG) • Michael J Bowers, The Center for Student Travel Safety • Michael Grueninger, Grueninger Music Tours • Michael Pileggi, Performance Tours • Michael Hernandez, Red Line Tours LLC • Mike & Sherri Mazzarisi, Performing Arts Consultants • Mike Kowatch & Pat Dyson, Educational Tours, Inc. (Holt, MI) • Neal Sutton, Unique Travels & Tours Inc • Neal Waldman, iWaldman Consulting • Paul Serra, Performing Arts Consultants • Peter Long, MCH Strategic Data • Peter Pantuso, American Bus Association •Reagan Stulbaum, NYC & Company • Renee Wilson, The Ride • Ripley Hunter, GET Sports a division of WorldStrides • Robin Parker, Kaleidoscope Adventures, Inc • Ryan Morris, Music Travel Consultants • Sally Atlman, Holiday Inn, Hasbrouck Heights (Meadowlands Area, NJ) • Sandy Persons, Universal's Cabana Bay Beach • Sara Hamlin, Greater Birmingham CVB • Sheelagh Wylie, Merlin Entertainments • Stephanie Esposito Liedholm, School Tours of America • Super Holiday Tours & Receptively Yours in Honor of Jeff Lilley • Susan Frese, Travelin' Coupons LLC • Susan Frese, WonderWorks • Tara Hippensteel, Hard Rock Cafe • Terry Walker • Urte Land, AdvantEdge Tours• Universal Orlando Resort in Honor of Jeff Lilley
    Last updated 10.26.2016


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