Position: Operations Manager
After living in five states from coast to coast, Dara Arbuthnot followed her heart back to Alabama, landing in Birmingham to join Brownell in 2014 as a Travel Coordinator on Meg North’s team. She has always had a passion for building relationships with people and looks forward to working with each new client. Dara recognizes that travel is personal for each individual, and she enjoys discovering the unique details that clients desire for their vacations.
Dara graduated from The University of Alabama in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management. Her dedication to providing quality service can be attributed to her working in the hospitality industry for nearly a decade. Her interest in playing an integral part in planning vacations was sparked during her time at Walt Disney World, where she worked in a myriad of roles in their resorts. In addition to her work background, Dara knows firsthand the impact travel can have on an individual through her own trips to Guatemala, Belize, and Spain. She believes that everyone should have the opportunity to have travel experiences and loves being a part of the process.