Bess has lived in both Stowe, Vermont and New Brunswick, Canada and now calls Vancouver, BC home. She graduated from the University of New Brunswick with a degree in Sports Management. Before joining TFT full time, Bess was the Coordinator of Varsity Events at the University of British Columbia. Her love for travel came from sports as she spent years on the road ski racing across North America. Bess was first a student traveling with TFT in 2012 and has since been a CIT, Junior Counsellor, Senior Counsellor, and Trip Director. She has traveled extensively throughout Europe and North America.