Yesenia Rodriguez

Before joining Legacy Travel in early 2023 as the Office Assistant, Yesenia spent nearly a decade as an elementary educator. Teaching and learning about different cultures and customs was always one of Yesenia's favorite topics.

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Audrey Colley-Evans

Before Audrey joined Legacy Travel in 2022, she spent several years in the restaurant industry. There, she discovered her love for working with people. That turned into a passion for travel.

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Ken McIlduff

Ken's career in travel started in 1989 as a Travel Advisor for a small agency in Manhattan. He worked in both corporate and leisure travel for 10 years before moving into corporate marketing.

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Jill Dodson

Jill is originally from a small Swedish town in Central California called Kingsburg. She was raised here and attended the same high school as her grandparents, parents, and brothers. After graduating from California State University Fresno with a BS degree in Marketing, she worked for a company for 12 years that sold software to government environmental health agencies nationwide. With this position, she was able to travel all around the USA which sparked her lifelong love of travel. Back in 2013, an opportunity to move to DFW presented itself and Jill felt that this was the time to experience life outside of her home state of California. Moving to McKinney Texas brought her closer to the "Texas Dodsons" - Jill's brother and family. Throughout the 2000s, Jill's "spark" was lit and her passion for travel greatly increased. As a result, Jill spends as much time as possible traveling internationally. Here are some of her favorite experiences:

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Katie Read

Katie, a proud New Yorker, started at Legacy Travel in 2017. She has been consumed by wanderlust from an early age, and one of her first trips to Europe was actually to Rome when she was 13 to sing for Pope John Paul II.

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Karis Lederman

Karis Lederman Travel AgentKaris joined the Legacy Travel team in 2015. Growing up, her passions were food, film and travel. She aspired to work on a cooking or travel show. After college, she started work at a production company in Dallas. This is where her passion for travel was truly ignited. Karis arranged travel for the crew and talent on network shows. She enjoyed researching new destinations each week and creating the perfect itinerary for each trip. 

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Lesley Stone

Stone-19872**Top 30 Travel Agents Under 30**

Awarded by Travel Agent Magazine 2016

Legacy Travel President's Club 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

US Ambassador for Tourism Australia 2019

Lesley has a varied background with experience in a variety of management level positions in both the service and entertainment industries. A die-hard fan of the arts, she's been a performer for most of her life and enjoys being on stage. She also loves puzzles and uses her analytical abilities to piece together the perfect itinerary for her clients. 

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Philip Banks

Banks-PhilipPhilip is president and co-founder of Legacy Travel.

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Hannah Cote



**Top 30 Travel Agents Under 30**

Awarded by Travel Agent Magazine 2012

Conde Nast Top Travel Specialist 2022, 2023 and 2024

Travel Age West, Rockstar Agent Award Winner 2019


Legacy Travel President's Club 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

Specialties: Hawaii, Destination Wedding Consultant, Group Travel, River Cruises and Western Europe.


Hannah has been with Team Legacy since 2011. Growing up in a family that loved camping and the outdoors, her love for travel started at a very young age and only grew from there.

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Catherine Banks

cb-headshotCathi's career in travel started in 1989. As co-owner and Vice President of Legacy Travel, she has lived through many changes in the travel industry.

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Terrah Van Meter

TVTop 25 Agent in US

Specialties: Hawaii, Alaska, Mexico, Caribbean, South Pacific, Family Travel, Greece, Italy, Switzerland, Romance Travel & Company Incentive Trips.

Legacy Travel President's Club 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

Terrah is a traveling-savvy mom who strongly focuses on Destination Weddings, Family Trips, Group Travel, Honeymoon/Romance, and Luxury Travel.   Van Meter pursued her career in the travel industry head-on in 2005 and has been making strides ever since.

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