The Team


Aslyne Rodriguez

Co-founder, CEO

Aslyne is a travel enthusiast, education advocate and adventure seeker. Aslyne’s travel fever began in college after her parents tirelessly saved for her to study abroad in Spain.  She has since traveled the world learning from the people and places she has visited.

Aslyne has spent her career in education empowering underserved youth through Teach for America and After-School All-Stars Ohio. She currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer for WELD (Women for Economic & Leadership Development).  Aslyne’s leadership experiences have afforded her the opportunity to truly become a contributing thread to the social fabric of her community.



Christian Coughlan

Co-founder, COO

Christian is a philosopher, dreamer, sailor, husband, and proud father. He believes true happiness is found when we make connections with others, and that travel is a state of mind that helps us to more easily access our authentic and creative selves. 

Christian has over 15 years of technology experience, much of which was spent at L Brands supporting the retail store and enterprise technology of Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works. He is the owner of Turtle Rock Consulting, a technology consulting firm which provides technology, business intelligence and project leadership expertise to small businesses and startups.

Nada Aried

VP Enterprise Applications & Shared Services at L Brands

Robbie Banks

Senior Visitor Experience Manager and Program Manager for Greater Columbus Tourism Ambassador Program at Experience Columbus

Haley Boehning

Principal at Storyforge and Founder/Principal at Haley + Co. LTD

Barry Chandler

Founder/Principal at Storyforge

Ayisha MarawI

Intervention Specialist at Columbus City School District


Managing Director and Business Develompment at Spacejunk

Jerry Tsai

Vice President at Acceptd



For general inquiries contact us at:


Yokel, 605 South Third St, Suite C, Columbus, OH 43206


(614) 454-1612