Travel Stamps was created to inspire new travel experiences while providing a lifetime of fun, mementos and memories. Our goal is to create the most comprehensive souvenir network that one day will become a beautiful representation of all the places you visited, the passions that led you there, the people you met and the friends and family who joined you along the way. Thank you for joining us on this journey. Safe travels and happy stamping!
As friends and colleagues, we often lamented not being able to find a book that could help us plan our national park travels and remember them years later. In the spring of 2017, we released our first title: Travel Stamps: U.S. National Park Series Album & Guide along with 59 colorfully illustrated Travel Stamp decals, each depicting one of our nation's crown jewels. Today, thousands of travelers commemorate their national park adventures with each stamp they place in their collection books. Since our launch, two new national parks have been designated, we have developed and launched our complete United States Series and most recently, we have begun producing stamps for a wide variety of destinations, including towns, cities and other popular attractions.
Our team brings together decades of award-winning publishing, art, design and product development experience. We all share a deep passion for travel, public lands and our nation's incredible cultural and physical diversity. Over the years, we have had the wonderful opportunity to learn more about you and your travels through our website and social media. If you would like to learn more about us, scroll down.
Meet the Team
New Product & Operations Manager
Erika manages Travel Stamps' day-to-day operations and coordinates the production of new stamps. In addition to boasting a University of Denver business degree, her experience includes over a decade of hospitality and tourism work in the U.S. and abroad. When she is not in the office, on the road, or atop a mountain, you can find her on the dance floor teaching Lindy Hop or West Coast Swing.
Photo: Via Ferrata - Telluride, CO
Artwork & Design
Heidi Michele is Travel Stamps' resident artist, illustrator and brand designer. Formally educated in graphic design at the University of Idaho, her artistic career includes photography, mixed-media illustration and souvenir product development for public lands across the nation. Inspiration comes easy living in both the Utah desert and Oregon Cascades with her fiancé and fur babies in their converted school bus.
Photo: Dry Tortugas National Park - Key West, FL
Shane manages the administrative aspects of the business. His career has been split between retail and wholesale management. For 6 years he was the Retail Manager for all of Rocky Mountain National Park’s visitor center stores. He currently owns Eagle River Designs, a wholesale souvenir company dedicated to serving America’s Public Lands. He enjoys travelling with his wife and family, hiking and golfing.
Photo: Dead Horse Point State Park - Moab, UT
Editorial and Production
John Gunn produces Travel Stamps book and stamp text. His career has been spent in newspaper and magazine writing, editing and publishing. He served as publications director for the Rocky Mountain Nature Association in Rocky Mountain National Park, where he authored and edited books and other products. His free-time pursuits include hiking, snowshoeing, bicycling and catch-and-release fishing.
Photo: St. Augustine, FL