Meet Our Team of Bloggers


Mandi Middleton

Mandi is a wife, Mom of 3, writer, creator of, and self-proclaimed Disney nerd. She loves to travel to Disney Destinations and blog about her magical experiences so she can share all the tips, tricks, and tidbits she picks up during her travel. She and her family visit Disney World several times a year and she is always in the know when something new is happening and she shares it here first! Mandi also works as an online consultant by empowering women to be all they can be in all aspects of their life. You can find her at

Vanda Bean

Vanda is a Mom of 2 boys who always make sure a trip to Disney World is exciting and fast-paced! Thanks to them and her work as a travel agent, she has become an expert on planning the perfect Disney trip and making wishes and dreams a beautiful reality. When she’s not planning trips for others or visiting Disney herself, she graciously shares her knowledge and experiences here on Walt Express with our readers to help you plan your very own magical Disney vacation!

Paten Williams

Bio coming soon!

Callie Turney 

Callie is a mom of three, a proud Texan, and a Disney, Star Wars and Marvel fanatic. Her love of Disney began at Sleeping Beauty castle 25 years ago and has only grown since then! When she’s not traveling to Disney or planning her next Disney vacation she’s writing for Walt Express sharing tips, tricks, and all her Disney secrets!

Crystal Brytowski 

Meet Crystal from Connecticut who is married to her Mickey and has three wonderful kids. She works as a substitute teacher but her true passion is her “Disney work”. She always wanted to visit Disney World as a child, but never got the chance. Once she and her husband had a family of their own, they visited once and it became her passion! Disney World is her family’s favorite vacation spot and she can’t wait to take in everything it has to offer! She is sure to try something new on each visit!

Scott Coleson

Scott is the husband of Walt Express Travel Planner Lauren Coleson. Together, they work with families to make sure they get the most out of every second of their Disney vacation. He is a recent convert to the Disney life and can be found reading up on the latest news and watching Disney videos everyday (you’ve gotta make it through the day somehow, right?) In addition to being a contributor with Walt Express and working behind the scenes with Lauren, Scott serves in ministry as a pastor.

Amber Hague

Amber is a wife and a mommy of 3. She has loved Disney since she was young and it only grew BIGGER when she took her first adventure to Disneyland. When not at a Disney Destination or planning her next trip she can be found spreading her knowledge about Disney or helping others plan their magical vacation.

Carrie Ponce

Carrie Ponce is a wife and stepmom to one a daughter who is now 18.  She’s been married for 13 years, but her husband initially thought she was crazy due to her extreme love for all things Disney. But he quickly grew to love Disney just as much if not more than her. She works as a full-time customer representative for a small family owned metal shop, but her true passion is being a Disney travel agent.  Her love for Disney started when her parents took her to Walt Disney World for the first time at 6 months old. When she is not at Disney she’s thinking about Disney or planning another trip! She truly enjoys helping others and loves the excitement of being a part of helping others plan a magical vacation.

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by | Jun 20, 2019

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