MEET OUR FOUNDERS

JENNIFER SCOTT

MYSTE WYLDE

Mindy Stearns Luxury Travel Founder

MINDY STEARNS

With an impressive pedigree of over 70+ countries visited and 20+ years of luxury travel experience on the consumer side, our founders are committed to exceptional service and transformative experiences.  

ABOUT JENNIFER

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Jennifer grew up on a working cattle ranch near the Canadian border of Montana. Her parents believed in the importance of seeing the world and supported her first solo international trip at the age of 16. She spent a summer working and exploring the historic beauty of the United Kingdom. After her first year of college she returned to global travel again spending time in Scandinavia, Western & Eastern Europe, and the Greek isles. She met her husband, Jonathan Scott, at the University of Montana from which she graduated on the Dean’s List with a degree in communications. The couple moved to Jackson Hole, Wyoming to raise their three children with Jon serving as the CEO of family owned First Interstate Bank for 20 years as well as being a member of the Young President’s Organization. Jenn served on the Board of Jackson Hole Classical Academy, the Board of YWCA Billings Montana, the Parent Council for Journeys School, the Scott Family Council as well as chairing the Winter Gala for Journeys School and volunteering for the Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole. 

JENN'S FAVORITE TRAVEL EXPERIENCES

Yachting off the coast of Italy

Biking through Tuscany

Cruising the Nile

Hiking Machu Picchu

Scuba diving the Great Barrier Reef

ABOUT MYSTE

Myste is an award-winning luxury travel advisor specializing in adventure, wellness, and transformative experiences. She began her career in the Beverly Hills office of Protravel International under the mentorship of industry icon, Mickey Weill.  After 3.5 years there, she took 6 months to travel throughout S.E. Asia, India, Abu Dhabi, and Europe visiting 23 countries and over 200 partner hotels. This investment, along with her previous travels, allows her to speak with current, first-hand knowledge about most of the globe. Upon returning to the U.S. she was honored with the contract to open Protravel’s flagship office in Austin, TX where she oversaw operations and strategic growth as the Consulting Branch Manager. She is excited to now directly offer her expertise to Black Key clients and is working on her first book. Prior to entering the travel industry, Myste owned an events & marketing company which she ran for 5+ years.

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TRAVEL AWARDS

Winner - 'Millennial of the Year' SoCal ASTA Diamond Awards

Winner - Travel Agent Central's 'Top 30 Under 30'

Winner - TravelAge West's 'Upward Bound, Rockstar Under 40' Trendsetter Awards

Winner - Travel Weekly's Magellan Award for 'Community Outreach Program'

 Speaker - TravelCon "The Modern Day Travel Agent"

Speaker - Travel Industry Exchange "Selling Luxury Travel"

Former Co-Chair of So-Cal ASTA's Millennials & Mentors

Former Officer of Development & Membership for Millennials in Travel

Featured by Luxury Travel Advisor, Virtuoso Life, Travel Weekly, TravelAge West, Travel Agent Central,

ABOUT MINDY

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Mindy Stearns is a former television host for Entertainment Tonight and KTLA who was first discovered on Oprah. Mindy is now a full-time mother to her two girls and wife to Glenn Stearns, founder of Stearns Lending who is also a member of Horatio Alger, YPO, and star of new Discovery show, Undercover Billionaire. Mindy has been honored with the "Woman of The Year for California's 70th district" award, with Glenn - the "American Couple of the Year," Soroptimist International Woman of Distinction, Canyon Acres Jim Murray Memorial Service Award, and Optimist Youth Homes Mentor Award. She currently serves on the board for the National Parks Foundation. The family splits their time between Jackson Hole, WY and Orange County, CA when they're not traveling the world aboard their superyacht, the Minderella.

MINDY'S FAVORITE TRAVEL EXPERIENCES

Sailing the world for a year

Outrunning Komodo dragons

Living in Fiji