Meet the Doorways Staff
Welcome to Doorways!
We personally visit all of the villas we represent. Our staff loves to travel, explore, inspect villas and collect information about the surrounding areas. With our
first-hand knowledge, we offer assistance not only in choosing a villa but also
in planning the best ways to enjoy your stay there.
graduated from Bryn Mawr College and earned a Masters' Degree in biology from the University of Pennsylvania. She has worked in the field of travel for the last 20 years and founded
Doorways Villa Vacations in 1994. She loves to travel, take photos, paint and travel with her kids and grandkids, now numbering nine!
literature at Penn State and has a Masters' Degree in information science from Drexel University. She has worked as a children's librarian and European specialist and lived in Key West and Vermont before returning to her native Philadelphia. She loves to travel and to write, and also enjoys yoga and reading. Ellen updates our website and writes our newsletter as well as our villa descriptions. She welcomes your feedback and ideas to improve them.
Annamaria was born and raised in Philadelphia. She graduated from Villanova University with a degree in accounting. Like everyone at Doorways, she loves to travel, especially to Italy where both of her parents were born. Annamaria speaks Italian, and enjoys photography, running and reading.
Holly's love of travel began when she attended the Cordon Blu cooking school in Paris. She formerly worked at Philadelphia Hospitality, Inc., a non-profit organization providing cultural programs for visitors to Philadelphia. Holly is an active volunteer for several community organizations and enjoys reading and needlepoint in her spare time.