Trip of a lifetime

Empowering students through summer travel experiences

Our Team

Stan Rosenberg

Founder and Chairman
Stan Rosenberg is a recent graduate of NYU Stern, where he majored in Marketing and Economics. In addition to Trip of a Lifetime, Stan is working in Management Consulting at Deloitte. In his free time, he enjoys exploring coffee shops, visiting Major League Baseball stadiums, and brainstorming new ideas for the organization with friends, alumni, and interns. His favorite places to travel are Seattle, Chile, and London.

Mitchell Mosk

Co-Founder
Mitch Mosk is a recent graduate of Tufts University, where he pursued his passions of music, psychology, community service and research. He currently works in management, development and marketing with the COO at Effective Immediately PR and moonlights as the music director of Atwood Magazine. In his off hours, Mitch may be found writing songs, traveling to places new and old, or spending quality time with his family and friends. A Co-Founder of Trip of a Lifetime, Mitch's words of wisdom to fellow TOAL members and TOAL scholarship recipients are thus: Keep your eyes open and never stop exploring. No matter where you go, what you do or who you are with, you can always learn something new and inspire something amazing.

Saket Mehta

Co-Founder
Saket Mehta is a 2014 Miami University (OH) Farmer School of Business Graduate with a major in Finance and minor in Entrepreneurship. He is currently an Account Manager for an enterprise software company focused on Brand Advertising called TubeMogul. He chose to help found Trip of a Lifetime because he knows the importance the travel and how it allows for people to gain new perspectives. His hobbies include playing and watching tennis, basketball, and baseball. He also likes to meet new people and understand different perspectives from thought leaders. In his free time, he enjoys giving back to his local community, investing, and socializing and networking with people. His favorite places to relax and recharge include Dubai, Bahamas, and various parts of EMEA.

Josh Kogan

Co-Founder
Josh is a recent graduate of NYU’s Stern School of Business, and works as a technology consultant at a top firm. In his free time he enjoys playing guitar, reading, and going to concerts. He has been fortunate enough to travel to amazing places such as Iceland and Singapore, and hopes to explore more of Europe and Eastern Asia in the future.

Steven Kline

Co-Founder
Steven Kline is a graduate of Brandeis University where he majored in Economics and Business. A renaissance man, Steven plays tennis, guitar, and chess; performs in theater; has conducted his own research about epilepsy at NYU Langone Medical Center; and is on his way to becoming an EMT in Massachusetts. His favorite travel destination is California.

Claire Hodgdon

Co-Founder
Claire is recent graduate of Kenyon College. With a degree in Psychology she hopes to help change the American education system. Her work with Trip of a Lifetime has long been one of her sources of inspiration.

Philip Gallagher

Co-Founder
Phil Gallagher is an enthusiastic traveler who has visited London, Glasgow, Paris, Jerusalem, Phnom Penh, Barcelona, Gibraltar, San Francisco, and Boston, and he studied for a semester in Seville. He helped found and develop Trip of a Lifetime in 2008 with Stan Rosenberg and other local friends. Currently, Phil lives in Washington Heights, a neighborhood in uptown Manhattan, and works as a compensation analyst at JPMorgan Chase. He earned his bachelor's degree in sociology and politics summa cum laude with high honors from Brandeis University and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Dustin Alin

Co-Founder
Dustin Alin is a software development engineer at Microsoft. He recently graduated from Duke University, where he majored in computer science in addition to studying education and psychology. Dustin loves to run, travel to new countries, and participate in all things pop culture. He considers himself a big TV, technology, video game, and musical theater geek. Recently, Dustin has developed a passion for social activism. His favorite travel destinations are San Francisco and Israel.
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    "I may be multiracial and I may be living in the ghetto but what I am going to do with my life is going to be historical."



    "I may be multiracial and I may be living in the ghetto but what I am going to do with my life is going to be historical."


    Alphonso

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    “This trip made me realize that there’s more to the world than the South Bronx.”
    “This trip made me realize that there’s more to the world than the South Bronx.”

    Selina

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    "I am really and forever will be thankful to Trip of a Lifetime for giving me such an exceptional experience this summer that will be forever remembered."

    "I am really and forever will be thankful to Trip of a Lifetime for giving me such an exceptional experience this summer that will be forever remembered."

    Jennifer

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