Carol Hriczov has more than 10 years of professional experience in the travel industry. With a diverse background, she served for over 34 years in the United States Army in several areas, including personnel, finance, logistics, telecommunications, and networking. She has worked in these areas within government and the private sector. In addition, she has worked with women of all economic status to achieve empowerment through the actions of education, training, and employment opportunities. As an original founder of Universal Benevolence Center (UBC), Carol focused on providing support services to veterans with an emphasis on female veterans.
Women’s empowerment is all about equipping and allowing women to make their own decisions on social and economic issues impacting them, their family, and community. Carol believes that women’s empowerment starts with us providing the education and resources needed to strengthening women’s voices and ensuring they have a seat at the decision-making table. As an avid supporter, Carol loves working with women, helping them to be empowered and to gain economic independence. She credits her success to this underlying passion that drives her. Carol is very proud of her award achievements and all the happy families for whom she has spearheaded wonderful vacations.
Currently, as owner of the luxury travel company AM Travel Agency, Carol’s role consist of planning amazing vacation experiences for clients in a strategic way, that will allow them to lower their stress, increase their creativity, and thus increasing their productivity. Carol has an emphasis on cruises and group travel. As an experienced traveler herself, Carol is doing what she loves, and is passionate about curating once in a lifetime experiences for her clients.
In the coming years, Carol plans on keeping her eyes and ears open to the changing demographics of travel in order to better serve and advise her clients, grow in the industry, and continue to make a difference.