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Staff Members

Learn more about our great team! Here's a list of all of our staff members and a description of each one's role in our organization. Just click on any name to learn more about that person.


Carita Pearce


Carita has a love for travel and it shows! She explores the world along with her family and friends each year taking pride in planning each experience. Carita has expertise in cruising as well as land touring. She also has a vast knowledge of North America travel such as Alaska and the Eastern states as well as Caribbean travel. Carita can help plan your Summer family trip as well as your Honeymoon or Weekend Getaway.

Carita has been with Avenues To Travel almost 15 years. We appreciate her everyday excitement to "see the world."

Mickie Ainsworth

Owner/ Agent

Mickie Ainsworth has owned Avenues To Travel since 1984 and has grown to become one of Lafayette's premier travel agencies. Mickie specializes in European travel as well as family destinations, group travel. She has traveled the world extensively in her 26 years as a travel agent. Visiting exotic locations such as Australia, Egypt, South America, Italy and cruising the Mediterranean as well as many destinations here in the United States. Mickie employs agents that also specialize in corporate travel as well as destination weddings, family travel, and even group or incentive travel. Mickie holds a very high standard for herself as well as her agents, so it is a priority for her staff to be educated and experienced for the locations they sell. Whether it is your family vacation or the annual girls ski trip, Mickie and her staff at Avenues To Travel are reliable, experienced and friendly.

Kathy Guidroz 


Kathy joined our team in 1998 after living abroad with her family. Kathy has extensive experience in honeymoon, family and corporate travel.

Suzanne Brevelle

Agent/Back Office

Suzanne has 2 roles in our agency. She joined us in 1998 as an outside agent, worked her way up to a full time agent and has now taken over the back office support responsibilities. Suzanne is a certified Sandals specialist and has