The Image Tours Team

Patrick McIntyre - President and General Manager

Patrick has been working in the travel industry since 2005 and joined Image Tours in 2023. He graduated with a degree in Finance and Business Economics from the University of Notre Dame. Patrick would love to visit small towns and villages throughout Europe with his wife and kids, enjoying the local food and drink.

Beth McIntyre - Chairman of the Board

Beth has loved to travel since studying abroad in college where she met her husband on a flight to Spain! After graduating from the University of Notre Dame in 2000, she has worked in different advertising & marketing capacities while also managing the growing McIntyre family. Travel adventures, especially to new places, are her favorite way to make lasting memories.

Mike Kasmauskis - Board Member
Mike has been a part of Image Tours since 1996. He attended Grand Valley State University for Marketing and Management.

Monique Kasmauskis - Board Member
Monique has been a part of Image Tours Inc. since 1984. She attended Grand Valley State University and speaks Dutch fluently. Her dream vacation would be a week in the Austrian Alps.

Justin Osbon - Sales Manager
Justin Osbon started with Image Tours as an Account Executive in 2002. By 2007 he was promoted to Senior Account Executive where he was in charge of the team of Account Executives and in 2009 became Sales Director covering all aspects of sales for Image Tours.  He was voted one of the Top Travel Supplier Sales reps in 2010 by readers of Travel Agent Magazine. He has also served as the National Tour Association's Chairman of the Board and remains involved through Leadership Team committees. His dream vacation would be his next vacation -- if he ever gets one.

Rachel Najar - European Operations Manager

Rachel worked in the Sales department between 2001 and 2002, took three years off, and then returned full time in 2005. She attended Calvin College and received her BA in German. She is also a free-lance mezzo-soprano soloist, and she had started her college career as a vocal performance music major with hopes of becoming an opera singer. She would love to travel from Barcelona (to see Gaudi's Sagrada Familia), to France (for the countryside and Bordeaux), to Toulouse, and then continue along the coast until she ends in Nice.

Julie Ford - Office Manager

Julie joined Image Tours in September of 2005. She attended Ferris State University where she and Justin were in the same final class. She enjoys reading, gardening & re-finishing furniture.  Her ultimate vacation would be to visit the more remote parts of the European countryside with a personal history guide.

Laura Springer - Reservations Manager

Laura worked at Emhage Travel in 1986-87, left, came back in 1997 to find it was renamed Image Tours, and has been there full time ever since. She also spent many years as a bass player in bands part time, and now spends her free time crafting handmade soaps. After taking the HEART OF EUROPE Tour in 2001, she fell in love with Italy and hopes to someday spend more time there.

Daral Smalligan - Advertising Manager

Daral joined Image Tours in 1993 and attended Calvin College. He has an identical twin and his dream vacation is to travel all around Europe.

Eveline Kozal - Accounting / Quality Control

Eveline joined Image Tours in 2000 and worked part time from home. She graduated from Aquinas College with an accounting degree and LOVES chocolate. Her dream vacation would be a ski trip in Vail, Colorado.

Allyson Flak - Reservations

Allyson is a Michigan State University alumni. Go Green! Between graduating and joining the Image Tours’ Team Allyson worked at hotels in national parks and ski resorts across the country. She most recently spent a few years living and working in a ski town in Utah. Allyson loves travel and so far has been to 12 different countries and 42 different states. She would also love to visit Scotland, Spain, Poland, Fiji, Morocco, and the southeastern US.

Peter Mouw - Operations

Peter joined the Image Tours team in 2023. He is alumni of Calvin University, where he studied history, philosophy, and Dutch. He enjoys reading and playing jazz double bass. His ideal vacation would be to the Netherlands.

Kathleen Laura Cook - Tech and Administrative Support

Kathleen joined the team at Image Tours in 2014. She graduated from Grove City College in Pennsylvania. She enjoys exploring nature with her camera in her free time. Her dream vacation would be photographing the mountains of New Zealand.