Kaleidoscope Adventures has welcomed Neal Sutton as Senior Tour Consultant. Sutton, a tourism industry veteran, will lead sales efforts in the West South-Central United States, covering Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana.
Sutton comes with more than 17 years of experience in sales and leadership as a tour operator, earning his Certified Student Travel Professional (C.T.S.P.) designation. A highly successful music educator in both Texas and Arkansas, he brings a wealth of experience from the podium, the marching field, and the clinician/judge's seat to the company. Understanding the unique needs of fine arts education, Sutton draws upon his vast experience to serve students.
Keith Snode, COO, Kaleidoscope Adventures, expressed excitement for Sutton joining the team.
"Neal is a great addition to our team with his diverse knowledge of the tour industry and education community," said Snode. "We are excited about our future with Neal along for the adventure."
Sutton's professional memberships include the Student & Youth Travel Association, Texas Music Educators Association, Phi Beta Mu International School Bandmaster Fraternity – Alpha Chapter, Texas Bandmasters Association, Texas Music Adjudicators Association, Four States Bandmasters Association, Association of Texas Small School Bands, and Phi Mu Alpha, as well as Who's Who Among America's Teachers.
He has served as Region Coordinator, Area Coordinator, and All-State Seating Coordinator for the Association of Texas Small School Bands. Sutton also serves as an adjudicator and a clinician in Arkansas and Texas.
In 2020, Kaleidoscope Adventures is celebrating its 27th year of outstanding service to its customers, with the company consistently being recognized as a top provider for outstanding group experiences nationwide.
Written by Sarah Suydam, Staff Writer for Groups Today.
Photo courtesy of Kaleidoscope Adventures.