Building a world-class program like Pure Study Abroad isn't easy.  That's why we recruited a world-class team.

Joshua de Gastyne


Joshua is a native of Christiansburg, VA and graduate of Emory University who studied abroad in England and Morocco before founding PURE STUDY ABROAD for other American college students to have the same opportunity to learn all around the world. 

J.P. Toste

chairperson - WASHINGTON, DC

J.P. has an MBA/MA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and Education.  Native to the Azores Islands in Portugal, J.P. co-founded PURE STUDY ABROAD and has been involved with study abroad for almost a decade in different capacities.

Patrick Bohlin


Patrick is a native of New Jersey and summa cum laude graduate of the University of Dallas, where he won the Willmoore Kendall Award in Political Philosophy and became Hatton W. Sumners Scholar for civic engagement and leadership.

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