Founders Megan & Ryan
Former Director of Public Relations for the Fairmont Kea Lani on Maui, Hawaii, Megan has headed up marketing, advertising, and PR initiatives in the non-profit and travel/tourism industry for over 12 years. With a bachelor’s degree from University of Colorado in Journalism and Advertising, she has successfully collaborated with Maui Visitor’s Bureau and led the promotional strategy for Pacific Whale Foundation’s eco tours. At the 450-room Fairmont Kea Lani, Megan secured national press, spearheaded the luxury resort’s community engagement efforts and sat on both the Sustainability and Hawaiian Cultural committees. Having traveled to over 25 countries, Megan is a passionate global traveler.
Before co-founding Cohica, Ryan was a Client Program Manager on-site at Google Headquarters for Adecco North America, managing staffing and human resources for one of Google’s most innovative new services, Google Express. With prior experience in operations as a business analyst, he earned his Master’s Degree in Sustainable Business from San Francisco State University in 2013, during which time he consulted for organizations such as New Leaf Paper, CORE foods, and One Laptop Per Child on their sustainability initiatives. An avid traveler with an undergraduate degree in International Business, Ryan studied in London and has since visited over 30 countries across North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.
Megan & Ryan are based in Lucca, Italy.