About Us

Meet Sunnyland’s Travel Team

Never visited the Sunnyland office? Want to put a face to that voice on the phone? Here’s your chance to meet our fantastic travel specialists and learn a little bit about them.

Frederick J. Harris, Owner

Fred was born and raised in Michigan, married a southern belle from Alabama, and is now happily settled in between. He and his family returned to the Ozarks in December of 2019 to begin their journey with Sunnyland. New to the travel industry, Fred was happy to join seasoned professionals who have made his transition enjoyable. He loves his country, the patriots who protect it, and the freedom they have provided to enjoy it. “I increasingly enjoy history and travel as I get older and am honored to assist Sunnyland’s loyal guests to enjoy it with me.”
Roi G. Williamson Jr., Manager
Roi has rejoined us after a short retirement. He has been in the travel industry for 43 years and has been an international tour director/escort for 18 of those. He truly enjoys traveling and has visited many, many countries. Prior to coming to Springfield, he lived 9 years in Cheyenne WY where he was a district manager for a nationwide travel company. He worked for Pan Am Airlines, based in Miami FL and prior to that with Maupintour for many years. Roi’s favorite countries are Austria, Iceland and New Zealand and some of his favorite cities are Katmandu, Nepal; Zel am Zee, Austria; Reykjavik, Iceland and Lima, Peru. He enjoys cruising and considers the North Baltic Sea as his favorite cruise.
Angela Burgess, Cruise/ International Specialist
Angela has been in the travel industry over 2 years.  She and her husband, Johnnie, have one grown daughter and a young grandson. Angela’s love of traveling helped her start her second career after serving citizens in Springfield and surrounding areas for 20 years. She now follows her other passion of being a travel agent and helping people create memories with family and friends.  She specializes in All-Inclusive Resorts, Cruises, International Travel, Group trips/Family vacations.  Any type of trip you would like to build, she can take the stress out of your planning. “I’m very grateful for the opportunity to work with my clients and becoming friends through the process.”