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Meet Our Staff

Jessica Keatinge

Customer Service/Social Media from Sydney, Australia

G’day it’s Jessica here from our Sydney, Australia office. I work in our customer service department and help run Samurai Tours social media.

Koichi Ohashi

Tour Support Staff from Kyoto, Japan

My hope is your Japan experience with Samurai Tours will create memories for a lifetime.

Tara Schmitz

Tara Schmitz

Customer Service Representative from Colorado Springs, Colorado

Japan is such an interesting and beautiful place! I enjoy helping our clients with all of the details of preparing for their tours with us. I hope our assistance makes your visit the trip of a lifetime!

Mike Roberts

Owner/Founder from Kyoto, Japan and Castle Rock, Colorado

When I started Samurai Tours, my goal was to break down as many barriers to the Japanese culture as possible to allow people to experience and enjoy Japan to its fullest.

Marshall Moore

Office Manager from Aurora, Colorado

We want to help your dream vacation to Japan go as seamless and smooth as possible

Michelle Medrano

Customer Service Representative from Elizabeth, Colorado

It has been intriguing to learn about Japan and its culture while preparing  our clients to travel to their destination.

Mitsuko Sunada

Takayama, Kanazawa and Japan Alps Guide Specialist from Takayama, Japan

I have been guiding for Samurai Tour for four or five years now, and I am waiting to show you my home town.

Takako “Tammy” Ota

Tour Coordinator and Kyoto, Nara and Osaka Guide Specialist from Kyoto, Japan

I was born and raised in Osaka and I now live in Kyoto. I would like clients to experience reasonable but delicious Osaka foods and aristocratic Kyoto culture during their stay in Osaka and Kyoto.

Stephanie Cooke

Escorted Tour Manager from Aurora, Colorado

Everything I learn about Japan and Japanese culture intrigues me.

Kenichi “Ken” Adachi

Kyoto, Nara and Osaka Guide Specialist from Osaka, Japan

I would like our guests to see and experience Japan through the eyes of the locals.

Sarah Giannini

Customer Service Representative from Colorado Springs, Colorado

Japan is truly a unique place to visit. It is a country that has been able to preserve their ancient traditions while also incorporating modern culture.

Martin Graham

Escorted Tour/Group Tour Specialist from Delran, New Jersey

I fell in love with the country and the culture and I knew then that I wanted to work with Japan and one day possibly live there.

Hideki “Charlie” Inoue

Tokyo, Nikko, Kamakura and Hakone Guide Specialist from Chiba, Japan

I really enjoy working as a guide for Samurai Tours, and hope to meet as many clients as I can from the world to explore Japan together.

Kaori Kodama

Koya-san and Shikoku Guide Specialist from Wakayama, Japan

I wanted to become a guide to introduce Koyasan to foreign tourists and help them enjoy Koyasan as much as possible.

Etsuko Ogikubo

Tokyo Meeting Staff Supervisor/Quality Control/Tokyo Guide Specialist from Tokyo, Japan

Even though Japan has a long history and unique culture, my studies have given me a much better knowledge and understanding of the Japanese culture.