Meet an International Rate Specialist: John Millsaps
PERSONAL CAREER BRIEF
A graduate of … Skyline High School
Now working as … An International Rate Specialist
For … Christopherson Business Travel
Anthropology was his favorite high school class because … of a great teacher who awakened curiosity about the people and the cultures of the entire world.
John’s first job – was delivering newspapers, and he says he learned a lot, being responsible for attracting new clients, reliable delivery, and collection of payments.
The worst job? Car Salesperson. This was a job that paid strict commission, and presented some challenges as John worked to maintain his personal integrity in spite of some existing business cultural norms.
Advice to students …”Follow your passions and dreams, yet have a back-up plan, just in case. That means getting a good education and then continuing to learn throughout life.”
And More …
- “I have a B.A. in anthropology from the University of Utah. I worked in the field for several years and got to work at Petra Jordon, Aleppo Syria, and a number of sites in the USA. It wasn’t a job that paid well or that was steady so when I needed to get a stable job I looked around and found a career that would allow me to explore and travel the world.”
- “I have traveled to 6 out of the 7 continents and visited over 100 countries and all 50 states and been on multiple cruises.”