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About Us

About Whym

Ever dreamt of just showing up at the airport, looking at the departures board, and taking off to a random destination? With us, you can…and you’ll have a place to sleep when you arrive.

We here at Whym are a team of obsessive travelers, here to plan your surprise vacation. Tell us your dates and budget, take a quick survey, and we’ll take it from there. We’ll plan a full itinerary with travel arrangements, lodging, and a few surprise activities just for you…but you won’t know a thing until 2-3 hours before your departure!


About The Team

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Bridget K. Scotti

Title: Founder & Head Traveller
Specialty: Spreadsheets & Desserts

Bridget is from Pittsburgh but has been in NYC for more than ten years now. She grew up traveling and after finishing grad school, spent 3 months hopping around Europe. She someday hopes to eat at every Top 100 Restaurant in the world.

Shelley Currivan

Title: Head of People & Training
Specialty: Lists & Couple-y Things

Shelley lives in Harlem with her puppy Luna and fiancé Ryan. Her favorite trip is a toss up between New Years in Las Vegas or white water rafting in Colorado. Her bucket list includes visiting every Disney Park in the world.

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Margaret Marchant

Title: Social Media Maven
Specialty: Live Art & Southern Specialist

Margaret was born and raised in Texas, but moved to New York for College and now lives in NYC full time. She graduated with a BFA in Dance but has a nack (and love) for social media! She loves to explore with Bridget, because she knows all the best spots (duh). 

Kevin Salamanca

Title: Tech Guru
Specialty: Guys Trips & Insta-Worthy Pics

Kevin is from El Salvador originally and currently resides in Queens. He loves exploring, going to music festivals, and hiking on his trips. Kevin’s currently on the hunt for the best glass of whisky in the world, he’ll let you know his findings.

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JD Ramon

Title: Traveller & Trip Lead
Specialty: Sports & Vices

JD is born and raised in Queens and currently resides in Flushing. His favorite travel memory from Vietnam was lying in a hammock in Da Nang. JD is a diehard Mets fan and is on the road to visit all 30 parks…next up is Cincinnati.

Amanda Chapin

Title: Operations & Chief Bridget Wrangler
Specialty: Research, Time Zones, & Naps

Amanda lives in Queens with her cat Agnes and a multitude of plants. She studied abroad in Kenya and fell in love with travel. She stands behind the fact that the best pizza in the world comes from New Haven, CT, don’t @ her.

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travel coordinator surprise trip planner vacation expert

Sean P. Darr

Title: Content Creation Team Lead
Specialty: Musicology

Sean is from Florida and now lives in LA. He spends a lot of time bouncing between the east and west coast. On weekends you can find him performing stand up, hosting his podcast, and perfecting a soundtrack for every moment.

Kathleen Scotti

Title: Traveller & Trip Lead
Specialty: Milennial Wrangler

Kathleen was raised in Pittsburgh and now resides in sunny Sarasota. She strives to live by the motto “Have Toothbrush, Will Travel.” It doesn’t count as a vacation if you don’t come home with at least one extra suitcase. 

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