About Us


Mindy Goldenberg Valenci joined her sister, Lauren, in The Family Traveler business in 2005. After graduating from law school, Mindy worked as a lobbyist on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC before returning to her hometown to join her family’s candy business. She worked for the business for 20 years as a sales and marketing professional and as an owner of the company until its sale. Mindy has traveled extensively and is the mother of two children. She is an avid traveler and has firsthand knowledge of many family-friendly resorts and destinations.

Lauren GoldenbergLauren Goldenberg brings over a decade and a half of travel selling experience to her agency and started The Family Traveler in 2000. She came into the travel planning business via the professional sports industry. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania and receiving a Master’s Degree in Sports Management, she traveled the globe for many years working in various media-related positions on the men’s professional tennis tour. Her love for exploration and culture changed course after the birth of her daughter and lead her to the family travel arena. Her passion for finding great places for families to travel, to reconnect and experience the world grows with each trip booked!