Valerie Painter’s first trip to Walt Disney World at age two sparked her love for the world’s most famous mouse – and she’s never looked back. From her countless trips to the parks, to her time as a Disney Cast Member during her College Program Internship, to her graduation from the College of Disney Knowledge, Valerie is both passionate and knowledgeable about all things Disney, and loves sharing it with others as she plans their vacations to the Happiest Places on Earth!
With skills extending beyond Disney parks and resorts, Valerie is a destination specialist on many popular locations such as Hawaii and Puerto Vallarta. She has completed the Universal Parks and Resorts Specialist program, as well as training courses on all the major cruise lines, including Royal Caribbean and Norwegian. She holds a degree in Business Information Technology from Virginia Tech, and is an extremely organized person with a meticulous attention to detail. She has planned numerous vacations for a variety of clients from large groups to individuals and everything in between. Every vacation is treated like it is her own, with an emphasis on quality, memory-making, and special consideration of each client’s personal preferences and needs.
When not creating magic for others, you can find Valerie spending time with her husband and two little princesses, reading and dreaming about her next adventure. So, whether you are looking for a relaxing honeymoon in the Virgin Islands, an exciting cruise to Alaska, or a family vacation to see Mickey himself, she will be ready—pixie dust in hand!