Together, the new management team has established an incredible resource for event coordinators, focusing on event planning and management with an emphasis on creating the ultimate experience for celebrity clients, social media influencers, philanthropic organizations and Fortune 500 companies.
Raised in Akron, Ohio, Legga graduated from the University of Toledo with a B.A. in International Relations and Political Science. Leggra's broad entrepreneurial experiences combined with an M.S. in Multicultural Education, allows her to understand and appreciate the needs of her clients. From small to large groups, she prides herself on creating unforgettable memories. Leggra combines her passion for event planning with her love of exploring new locations to create custom experiences for her thousands of clients.
Leggra is an experienced Event Planner, Business Owner, Business Coach, and co-author of "The Ultimate Travel Agent PlannerTM". Her highly successful influencer course "Growing Your Business Using The Affinity Strategy" has introduced her to the celebrity clientele. She currently manages social media superstar TS Madison. Leggra has appeared as a cast member on the WeTV Reality show "The TS Madison Experience".
Through educational materials and her supportive Facebook group "The Travel Professionals Training Network" with more than 1400 travel agents, this business industry leader's proven wealth of knowledge is continuing to expand her reach and influence to help clients have the ultimate travel experience.
Markgetta began her travel business with the encouragement of her husband Darryl, a retired Army Aviation Officer. It was his insight to one day own a travel agency so upon retirement they could travel the world with friends who had become family spanning their twenty-eight-year military career.
With an eye for detail and a passion for business development and event planning, Markgetta focuses on managing and growing supplier relationships for Global Travelers and Company. This partnership development helps to expand vendor and supplier outreach, ensuring the company is able to offer clients the best in destination experiences.
In 2021 Markgetta was selected from among hundreds of agents across North America to attend an exclusive "Discover Puerto Rico" weeklong immersion FAM hosted by the Puerto Rican Government and Tourism Bureau and Travel Commerce Network (CCRA). She is the co-author of "The Ultimate Travel Agent Planner TM", a resource for travel agents serious about being organized in their event management and travel planning business.
Markgetta earned a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Southern University and A & M College [Baton Rouge, LA], holds a Master's in Business Administration [Heidelberg, GE] and is a current Doctoral in Business Administration Candidate. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, one of the preeminent service-based sororities whose focus is sisterhood, scholarship, service and addressing the social issues of the time. Through her philanthropic endeavors,
Markgetta sits on various charitable boards and is an active volunteer in her community. She serves as the Chief Operating Officer and Funding Director for Community Life Foundation International, an Outreach Ministry established by her husband [Minister Darryl Langford] and City of Fayetteville (GA) Councilman. Markgetta and her husband Darryl have four children, three beautiful grandchildren, five grand pups and two grand kittens.
"I cannot begin to share how excited I am to be a part of Global Travelers & Company. When we started this endeavor, I had recently been diagnosed with Stage 2 Breast Cancer. Working with Leggra and Charisse helped me to stay focused on something bigger than myself. Knowing I am assisting our agency develop the ultimate travel experience for our host of amazing clients is an experience words cannot convey. Living by example and being of service to others is the preeminent way to give God the Glory. We are blessed to be a blessing. Creating once in a lifetime events is my SUPERPOWER!"
Since opening her agency in 2018, Charisse has created a niché within the large group travel sector, demonstrating her ability to build a solid foundation of clients that have come to expect the next level of service. Charisse has been recognized by industry organizations for her top sales producing expertise, setting record sales volumes in 2020, 2021 and 2022.
Charisse consistently proves the world of curated events is limitless. Whether a wedding in Jamaica or a Bucket List trip to Greece, Charisse plans every detail of the event. These experiences paired with her effective team building, communication, motivational prowess and goal-oriented planning abilities demonstrate her commitment to excellence regardless of areas of content.