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91. Passport to Peace - Kathy Sudeikis

In Episode 91, Passport to Peace, we host our second Sudeikis and the matriarch of her family, Kathy Sudeikis. Kathy is VP of Corporate Relations at ACENDAS TRAVEL, she’s a travel expert, and a leader in the Big Slick Celebrity Weekend benefitting Children’s Mercy Hospital. 

Kathy shares some of her many stories collected throughout her career in the travel industry, including a surprise plunge into Arctic waters and her start in booking travel for celebrities. Hear her involvement in the incredibly impactful Big Slick event in Kansas City and how they’ve grown to donate nearly $22 million in 15 years. 

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